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Complicit in Civilian Carnage, US Support for War in Yemen Called 'Indefensible'

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Amid an escalation of violence, increasing numbers of civilian casualties, and a nearly unprecedented humanitarian crisis in Yemen, the New York Times editorial board on Wednesday called the United States 'complicit in the carnage' and demanded the Obama administration end its support for the Saudi-led coalition which has repeatedly been accused of ... [many things!].The editorial reads:

A hospital associated with Doctors Without Borders. A school. A potato chip factory. Under international law, those facilities in Yemen are not legitimate military targets. Yet all were bombed in recent days by warplanes belonging to a coalition led by Saudi Arabia, killing more than 40 civilians. 

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