New Bipartisan Effort in Senate to Stop the War in Yemen

by | Mar 1, 2018

Progressive Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT), Senator Chris Murphy (D-CT) and libertarian-leaning Senator Mike Lee (R-UT) have introduced new legislation this week that would end US support in the Yemen War.

It’s unclear if the legislation will be allowed to come to a vote by the leadership, but it’s good to see the protracted conflict finally back in the news. Yemen is home to one of the most acute humanitarian crises in the world right now, with millions internally displaced and suffering from malnutrition as a result of the war.

In a time of increasing polarization, this is also a good reminder that progressives and libertarians can often find common ground when it comes to the most important issues.

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Eric Schuler is a contributor to The Libertarian Institute, with a focus on economics and US foreign policy. Follow his work here and on Twitter.

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