Kate Gould joins the show to talk about her work with the Friends Committee on National Legislation lobbying for an end to U.S. involvement in the Saudi-led war in Yemen. The house just passed a resolution invoking the War Powers Act, which should send the motion to the president’s desk for the first time since the act’s creation in 1973. The senate is expected to pass the resolution in the coming days as well.
Discussed on the show:
- “End the Illegal U.S. War in Yemen” (Friends Committee on National Legislation)
- “H.Con.Res.138” (Library of Congress)
- War Powers Resolution
- Jamal Khashoggi
- Save the Children
- “US arms sold to Saudi Arabia and UAE end up in wrong hands” (CNN)
- “Detainees Describe an American Presence in Their Torture Chambers” (Daily Beast)
Kate Gould serves as the Legislative Representative for Middle East Policy at the Friends Committee on National Legislation where she directs FCNL’s lobbying on Middle East policy. Follow Kate on Twitter @K8Gould.
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