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Wanted: Patient Diplomacy in Yemen
Sanaa has become the centerpiece of a struggle among regional power centers, and the battle for control over it will not end soon.
- Gordon Gray
- The National Interest
Recent Congressional debates about the Yemen war have put a high priority on imposing costs on the Saudi-led military coalition by restricting arms sales and military cooperation.
Moreover, this past week’s vote in the U.S. Senate is just the latest in a series of Congressional actions sending a message of disapproval about the Trump administration’s military policy in Yemen.
But that’s only one aspect of a deeper policy discussion that needs to emphasize diplomacy….