5/25/23 Erik Sperling on the US Attempt to Keep the War in Yemen Going

5/25/23 Erik Sperling on the US Attempt to Keep the War in Yemen Going

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Erik Sperling was back on Antiwar Radio this week to discuss the situation in Yemen. Sperling explains the recent pressure campaign launched by U.S. officials to dissuade the Saudis from making peace with the Houthis without first securing a number of American demands. Sperling and Scott go over what these U.S. officials want, think through how this effort can play out and put all of these new developments in context. 

Discussed on the show:

  • “In Strategic Shift, U.S. Draws Closer to Yemeni Rebels” (Wall Street Journal)
  • “US maintains intelligence relationship with Houthis” (Al-Monitor)

Erik Sperling is the Executive Director of Just Foreign Policy. Follow him on Twitter @ErikSperling

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About Scott Horton

Scott Horton is director of the Libertarian Institute, editorial director of Antiwar.com, host of Antiwar Radio on Pacifica, 90.7 FM KPFK in Los Angeles, California and podcasts the Scott Horton Show from ScottHorton.org. He's the author of the 2021 book Enough Already: Time to End the War on Terrorism, the 2017 book, Fool's Errand:Time to End the War in Afghanistan, editor of the 2019 book The Great Ron Paul: The Scott Horton Show Interviews 2004–2019 and the 2022 book Hotter Than The Sun: Time to Abolish Nuclear Weapons. He’s conducted more than 6,000 interviews since 2003. Scott lives in Austin, Texas with his wife, Larisa Alexandrovna Horton.

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