Yemen is a nightmare, a catastrophe, a mess—and the United States is highly complicit in the whole disaster. Refueling Saudi aircraft in-flight, providing targeting intelligence to the kingdom and selling the requisite bombs that have been dropped for years now on Yemeni civilians places the 100,000-plus deaths, millions of refugees, and (still) starving children squarely on the American conscience. If, that is, Washington can still claim to have a conscience. How the U.S. Shattered the Middle East And although he's not at fault for previous foreign policy screw-ups the buck stops with President Trump now, at least in Yemen.( he didn't put us there, but he is obviously siding with Saudi Arabia, maybe for personal gain and/or he's being used by the neocons around him).