Why Biden’s pledges to 'end' involvement in the Yemen war are not enough

Joe Biden’s announcement on February 4 to reduce support to Saudi Arabia’s war in Yemen raised hopes that there may be a light at the end of the tunnel for the country and its devastating humanitarian crisis. The Biden administration also reversed the Iran-aligned Houthis’ Foreign Terrorist Organisation (FTO) listing, which proponents argue could allow humanitarian aid to reach Yemeni civilians in Houthi territory. However, amid concerns that Biden’s pledges are mostly symbolic and not enough to alleviate Yemen’s woes, many Yemeni-Americans who have worked tirelessly to combat Washington’s inv…

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