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Three yearsinto the 2015 Saudi-led invasion of Yemen, untold thousands are dead. NorthernYemen has been through the worst cholera outbreak in human history, andcivilians continue to die in bunches from Saudi airstrikes against the region.

在2015年沙特领导的也门入侵三年后,已有数千人丧生。北也门经历了人类历史上最严重的霍乱爆发,平民持续死于沙特对该地区的空袭。

To call Yemenwar-torn is really putting it mildly. Yemen is in a disastrous state, with aSaudi-led naval blockade threatening to starve millions. If there’s one thingYemen has no shortage of, however, it’s weapons, with theUS ensuring a massive supply continues to pour into the hands ofSaudi and Emirati forces.

把也门称作饱受战争蹂躏已经是很温和的说法了。也门处于灾难性的状态,沙特领导的海上封锁有可能使数百万人饿死。如果说在这场战争中也门没有弱势的方面,那就是武器,美国确保大量的武器供应持续进入沙特阿拉伯和阿联酋部队手中。

US arms sales are themselves at a record highduring this war, in no small part because of purchases by the United ArabEmirates, and particularly by the Saudis, who are dropping US bombs on northernYemen as fast as they can buy them.

在这场战争期间,美国的军火销售处于创纪录的高位,这在很大程度上是因为阿拉伯联合酋长国的购买,尤其是沙特人的购买,他们向也门北部投放美国炸弹的速度和他们购买军火的速度一样快。



At the same time, US arms sales are ensuringthat the Saudi and coalition warplanes never run out of bombs to drop, despitethose airstrikes seemingly accomplishing nothing but killing more and morecivilians in the Shi’ite-dominated north.

与此同时,美国的武器销售确保沙特和联军战机永远不会用尽炸弹,尽管这些空袭似乎只能在什叶派占主导地位的北部杀死越来越多的平民,除此之外别无它用。

A January UN report faulted the Saudis forsoaring civilian deaths, and particularly the deaths of Yemeni children, sayingthat the efforts to prevent harm to civilians “remain largely ineffective.” Thestrikes continue to increase.

联合国1月份的一份报告指责沙特造成的平民死亡人数飙升,尤其是也门儿童的死亡,报告指出,防止伤害平民的一切努力“基本上仍无效。”伤亡人数在持续增加。



The US War Powers Act requires that Congressauthorize any US military operations of the sort being carried out in Yemen.Since 2015, the US has conducted mid-air refueling for Saudi warplanes, andcommitted warships to the naval blockade which is fueling starvation acrossYemen.

美国的“战争权力法案”要求国会批准在也门进行的任何美国军事行动。自2015年以来,美国已经实施了包括为沙特战机进行空中加油,并向沙特的海军封锁行动提供军舰等行动,这也进一步加剧了也门的饥荒。