U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, accompanied by Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir, center L, arrives a joint news conference at Riyadh Air Base in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Thursday, May 7, 2015. REUTERS/Andrew Harnik/Pool
‘Accomplice to carnage’ belies a perilous overreach in Yemen

As Obama-era policymakers wrestle with their role in the war, they betray a certain naivete about their Saudi partners at the time.