Tag: Yemen

Yemen as Arabian Vietnam

By Nicky Reid aka Comrade Hermit Exile in Happy Valley It wasn’t supposed to end this way. The last soldiers and agents of the world’s biggest and deadliest empire, fleeing Saigon with their thorned tails between their legs as a rag-tag army of half-starved guerrillas inched closer by […]

Support the Houthis

By Nick Reid aka Comrade Hermit Exile in Happy Valley Growing up I was obsessed with the counterculture of the 60’s and 70’s, so much so that I now instinctively associate a lot of it with my own childhood even though I grew up in the 90’s and […]

Counting the Dead in Yemen

By Daniel Larison The American Conservative Kareem Fahim investigates the war on Yemen’s weirdly static official death toll of 10,000 casualties and finds that it is certainly much higher: The overall death toll may have reached alarming levels, according to one independent tally. Data collected by ACLED, a […]