Why the United States will never leave Yemen

by Farah Najjar

US politicians are set to debate a resolution that would limit “unauthorised” American involvement in the Saudi-led war in Yemen, but the bill is unlikely to move past the House of Representatives, analysts say.

H.CON.RES.81 is expected to be debated on the House floor on Monday. It calls for the invocation of the War Powers Act to end US participation in the war in Yemen.

The act, introduced in 1973, requires Congressional approval for the country’s involvement in any war.

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