U.S. Defense Secretary James Mattis is greeted by Saudi Armed Forces Chief of Joint Staff General Abdul Rahman Al Banyan (L) upon his arrival at King Salman Air Base, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, April 18, 2017. Jonathan Ernst | AP
The Forgotten War

US Military to Train Saudi Pilots on American Soil Despite Outrage Over Yemen “War Crimes”

There are numerous indications besides the federal procurement request that Mattis’ statements of caution to the Saudis were merely public theater aimed at reducing outrage over one of the Saudi-led coalition’s latest atrocities.