Yemenis visit  graves on the second day of the Muslim religious holiday of Eid al-Adha, in Sana’a: Quincy authors argue the “largest single-year increase in regional interventionism” was the US-backed, Saudi-led war against Yemeni rebels. Photograph: Yahya Arhab

The traditional US practice of blaming Middle Eastern instability on intervention by a single “bad actor”, and claiming that containing the guilty pow(...)

Television screens show file footage of North Korea’s missile test. Photograph: Jung Yeon-je/AFP via Getty

North Korea has conducted its second significant weapons test in the past week, raising one of the first big foreign policy challenges for President J(...)