The Daily Northwestern

Stratton and Sawhney: Should U.S. government allow military sales to countries involved in Yemen?

Abigail Stratton and Asha Sawhney

April 21, 2015

As the conflict between the Yemeni government and the Houthi rebels worsens, it is apparent a proxy war with numerous players — most notably Iran and Saudi Arabia — is reaching full force. Originally, the two sides were those loyal to President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi versus the Zaydi Shia group called the Ho...

Sawhney and Stratton: Debating King Abdullah’s policies on women’s rights

Abigail Stratton and Asha Sawhney

January 26, 2015

The king of Saudi Arabia, Abdullah bin Abdulaziz, died Friday at 90 after a reign of almost 10 years. He leaves behind a country where women do not have the right to drive and yet they outnumber men at universities. Some portra...