Senate Hearing Highlights Saudi Arabia’s Responsibility For Suffering In Yemen

Experts on humanitarian issues, including top U.S. officials, used a Senate hearing Tuesday to highlight how U.S. partner Saudi Arabia has exacerbated global hunger with its American-backed military campaign in neighbor state Yemen, where the United Nations says 17 million people lack access to sufficient food and a child under 5 years old dies every 10 minutes of preventable causes.

Sen. Todd Young (R) hopes testimony on delayed U.S. aid and other problems will boost skepticism of the kingdom’s actions.

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