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Axios: The U.S. involvement in Yemen’s humanitarian crisis

Jamie McGoldrick, U.N. humanitarian coordinator in Yemen, recently told NPR that the war in Yemen has led to “the largest humanitarian crisis in the world.” Widespread hunger has contributed to a massive cholera outbreak, per the Guardian, and Saudi-led airstrikes have continuously led to civilian casualties, including children.

Why it matters: The U.S. has backed Saudi Arabia throughout the war in Yemen, and in June the first installment of a $110 billion arms deal with the Saudis was approved after they assured the U.S they were making changes to avoid civilian casualties.

Read more at: https://www.axios.com/the-us-involvement-in-yemens-humanitarian-crisis-1513306179-d6ce705a-e817-4c22-95ab-eac6ddb0068e.html

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