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1/9 Today marks the 4th anniversary of the Saudi-led war in #Yemen that has become a humanitarian catastrophe.
2/9 - So let's start with some background on the conflict in #Yemen. bbc.com/news/world-mid…
3/9 The Saudis have conducted nearly 14 air raids per day throughout the war on one of the world's poorest nations. #Yemen interactive.aljazeera.com/aje/2018/Saudi…
4/9 The Saudis have also imposed on blockade on #Yemen that has led to the world's worst humanitarian crisis. unrefugees.org/emergencies/ye…
5/9 The Saudis have done this with US weapons and tactical support, which has accelerated under Trump - including ignoring restrictions imposed by Congress designed to mitigate civilian deaths. #yemen inthesetimes.com/article/21806/…
6/9 As a result, the US may be aiding #warcrimes in #Yemen.
7/9 But under Trump, it doesn't want to know the truth. #Yemen
8/9 Congress is pushing to end US support for the Saudi war in #Yemen. vox.com/2019/3/13/1826…
9/9 This is important since It is unlikely that the Saudis would be able to continue the war in #Yemen without US support. middleeasteye.net/news/saudi-ara…
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