Senate Passes Resolution Calling for End to US Involvement in Yemen War

Posted on March 14, 2019 11:18 am

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By Jason Ditz

(ANTIWAR.COM— In a close vote of 54-46, the Senate passed the SJ Res 7 on Wednesday. The Joint Resolution calls for the end of US military involvement in the Yemen War, noting that no such involvement was ever authorized by Congress.

Debate on the resolution, as in the past, centered on arguments that the US involvement isn’t technically a war in and of itself, and that ending the war would be bad for Israel. On the other side, the focus was heavily on Saudi war crimes that the US has been supporting.

The resolution came with an amendment by