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In response to attacks on two oil pipelines in Saudi Arabia, the Saudi-UAE coalition launched 11 attacks on Yemen's capital of Sanaa. The air strikes came two days after Houthi, the Iran-aligned rebels, claimed drone attacks that temporarily shut a key oil pipeline in neighbouring Saudi Arabia. The head of the Houthis' Supreme Revolutionary Committee denied that Iran directed the strike and said the movement manufactures its drones locally. Tehran also denies providing arms to the Houthis.
In April, Congress passed a bipartisan resolution to end American military involvement in Yeman. The measure was a rebuke of Mr. Trump’s support for Saudi Arabia even after the killing of the dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi. It was opposed by several of the president’s top advisers, including Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and the national security adviser, John R. Bolton (Dr. Strangelove) according to people who spoke with White House officials.
Naturally, Trump vetoed it on April 16.
As you are well aware, we've been drawn into costly wars under false pretenses at least twice before. Vietnam was the first, and the 2003 Iraq war was the second. John Bolton was one of the strongest supporters of the Iraq conflict. Details on the first two BIG LIES can be found in the link below:
Today, John Bolton is pushing the BIG LIE that Iran is behind the attacks on the oil pipelines and the two oil carriers in order to justify ramping up our military involvement near Iran. Hopefully, Congress will be brave enough to tell him to go to hell (where he'll be heading eventually anyway).
Since World War II, the US has embarked on major wars in Korea, Vietnam, Afghanistan and Iraq, none of which have ended well, let alone in victory. And still, the US continues to act like a "hyper-power", insisting on being the world's self-appointed sheriff.
Ironically, the EU does agree with Trump that some changes need to be made by Iran, but they have widely different ways of achieve their goals. Europe is smart enough to know that diplomacy is almost always better than military action. The Europeans want to see the US lead by the power of its example, not by an example of its power
Trump thinks it's better to be a bully.