Yemen is never mentioned in Kaplan’s piece, and I’m not surprised that he would omit it.
1. We need Saudi oil.
2. The Saudi tyranny is a de facto ally of Israel.
Those two things are all it takes for Kaplan. He would perform the editorial equivalent of an obscene sexual on MBS and Kim il Sung's corpse if that was in the interests of empire and Israel.
"Each death is an abomination; including the 300 children who die of malnutrition every hour of every day."
From "History Rounds Off Skeletons to Zero" an article on the impact of war and sanctions on world hunger by Vijay Prashad, posted at Consortium News, April 1, 2022. Prashad and Larison--ever-vigilant advocates for the Yemeni's in crisis.