The White House is limiting drone strikes outside of active war zones as it reviews the cost to innocent life.
Biden's White House has essentially leaned on the importance of the diplomatic relationship with Saudi Arabia in defense of its actions.
Saudi Arabia said the missile was fired by Iran-backed Houthis in Yemen, and 15 attack drones were also aimed its cities.
The long-awaited report is indicative of Biden's move to drastically alter the dynamic between Washington and Riyadh after Trump.
Democratic Rep. Ro Khanna is one of the most influential foreign policy voices in Congress. Khanna spoke to Insider about Biden’s foreign policy so far, and the direction of the US post-Trump. Khanna said Biden is off to a “good start” on the global stage. Visit the Business section of […]
Rep. Ro Khanna, an influential progressive calling for a human rights-centered US foreign policy, told Insider about the Biden administration's moves.
The White House said Biden will not be holding a call with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. “The president’s counterpart is King Salman,” press secretary Jen Psaki said on Tuesday. Biden is moving to “recalibrate” US-Saudi relations, she added. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. The […]
Biden is taking a markedly different stance than Trump, who supported the Saudi prince despite outcry over journalist Jamal Khashoggi's killing.
President Joe Biden is ending US support for offensive operations in Yemen. The US has been supporting a Saudi-led campaign against the rebels that overthrew Yemen’s government, starting a civil war. The latest move by the Biden administration is intended to halt the serious humanitarian crisis in country. Visit the […]
Raytheon expects the Biden administration to cancel a $US500 million arms sale to Saudi Arabia. Raytheon CEO Greg Hayes made the prediction on a Tuesday call with investors, Defence One reported. Critics said the deal would fuel the Saudis’ devastating war in Yemen. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. […]
An unnamed transition official from President-elect Joe Biden’s team has said that President Donald Trump’s latest foreign policy moves “feel like sabotage,” according to PBS NewsHour. In the PBS exclusive interview, the official singled out Secretary of State Mike Pompeo for implementing controversial foreign policies in the final days of […]
A huge explosion hit an airport in Aden, Yemen, minutes after a convoy carrying Yemen’s newly-sworn in cabinet government landed from Riyadh. No group has claimed responsibility for the attack but Yemen’s new government and the Saudi-led coaltion have charged Houthi-rebels with orchestrating the attack. According to the Associated Press, […]
The Biden administration is being praised for its diversity, having selected minorities for high-profile roles. Some of these appointees though, have advanced policies or taken money from donors that have hurt communities of colour in the US and around the world. Just because Biden’s cabinet is diverse, doesn’t mean people […]
The US military told Business Insider on Thursday that an internal review found it had injured two civilians in a 2017 drone strike in Yemen. At the time, the strike was reported as killing three suspected al-Qaeda militants riding on a motorcycle. An anonymous Twitter account initially reported the alleged […]
President Donald Trump may have ordered more attacks in Yemen than all previous US presidents combined, according to a report from the monitoring group Airwars. While campaigning against “forever wars,” Trump has loosened rules of engagement in the global war on terror, dramatically escalating airstrikes and ground raids in Yemen […]
Democratic Sen. Chris Murphy and a bipartisan group of his colleagues just introduced legislation aiming to block President Donald Trump from allowing the sale of armed drones to the Saudis. The senators are concerned selling weaponised drones to the Saudis could exacerbate the Yemen conflict and fuel an arms race […]
Jared Kushner told Newsweek that Saudi Arabia had made “missteps” under Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman but was still a “very good ally.” Kushner has developed a friendship with Prince Mohammed, the de facto Saudi ruler, who has spent the past several years consolidating power and arresting dissidents. The Trump […]