Why Didn’t “60 Minutes” Mention The U.S. Is Fueling the Yemen Conflict?

“The program featured imagery of starving children and interviews with displaced people, all obtained after Saudi Arabia blocked ’60 Minutes’ from entering the country.  The program did not once mention that Saudi Arabia is a U.S. ally, and that U.S. support is essential for the Saudi campaign to continue.  For two-and-a-half years, the U.S. government has backed Saudi Arabia’s intervention in Yemen every step of the way. The United States has dispatched warships to reinforce the blockade. It has refueled Saudi planes, sent the Saudi military targeting intelligence, and resupplied them with tens of billions of dollars worth of bombs.”

Read more: https://theintercept.com/2017/11/20/60-minutes-yemen-war-us-involvement/

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