Writings by journalist Ben Norton on Yemen and US foreign policy. Popular topics include the role of Saudi Arabia and the 2015 US-backed, Saudi-led war that fueled the world’s largest humanitarian crisis. Ben Norton has also written about the biased and distorted media coverage, American drone strikes, history, and the greater Middle East.
Rubble after US-Saudi airstrikes in Sa'ada, Yemen in 2015 (Credit: UN OCHA / Philippe Kropf)
Yemeni men, surrounded by rubble of homes destroyed in US-backed Saudi airstrikes, walk half a kilometer to get water provided by a local charity, in Sanaa in October 2015 (Credit: Public Domain / VOA / Almigdad Mojalli)