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US Senate Votes to End Support of Saudi Arabia in Yemen

March 22, 2019

Episode Notes:

Last week, the Senate passed a resolution to end U.S. support of Saudi Arabia in Yemen, 54-46. The resolution is all but certain to pass the House.

Emma Ashford, Research Fellow in Defense and Foreign Policy the Cato Institute, joins the Warcast to discuss how it impacts U.S.-Saudi cooperation in Yemen (~10 minutes).

[ 0:17 ] Introduction
[ 0:45 ] Resolution details
[ 2:00 ] Why now
[ 3:08] Expectation of veto
[ 4:22 ] What event could change U.S. involvement
[ 6:07 ] What's going to happen
[ 7:37 ] Impact of U.S. withdrawal would have on Saudi campaign

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