US Call for End to Airstrikes in Yemen Faces Backlash From Advocacy Groups

US Call for End to Airstrikes in Yemen Faces Backlash From Advocacy GroupsAfter Samantha Power, the United States ambassador to the United Nations, demanded Saudi Arabia end its devastating airstrikes in Yemen, advocacy groups were quick to point out that the U.S. has been largely complicit in the carnage in Yemen by supplying the Saudi-led coalition with arms and support. “Ambassador Power’s remarks, calling for an end to unlawful strikes that kill civilians and hit protected civilian objects, are certainly welcome. “We’ve repeatedly called on the U.S. government to stop selling arms that could be used in unlawful strikes to Saudi Arabia.

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