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Two Formerly Independent Nations Struggle for Re-emergence
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Two Formerly Independent Nations Struggle for Re-emergence
August 18, 2019

Two re-emergent states on opposite shores of the Gulf of Aden are attempting to rise above the ashes of genocidal civil wars to establish themselves among the ranks of nations, Wayne Madsen writes.

A Self-Fulfilling Prophecy: Trump’s Middle East Policy Could Push Yemen’s Houthis Into Iran’s Hands
July 23, 2019

It is the Houthis rejection of Saudi and U.S. interference in their country, participation in government and social services and support for Palestinian rights that have allowed the Houthis to thrive in Yemen, not Iranian support.

A Self-Fulfilling Prophecy: Trump’s Middle East Policy Could Push Yemen’s Houthis Into Iran’s Hands
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As Trump Backs Down, the Pips Squeak
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As Trump Backs Down, the Pips Squeak
July 21, 2019

With the Houthis successfully striking major targets inside Saudi Arabia and the UAE abruptly pulling forces out, the war in Yemen has reached a critical juncture. Remember, the Republican-controlled Senate approved a bill withdrawing support for the war back in March, which the White House had to veto in support of its fading hopes for its Israeli/Palestinian deal pushed by Jared Kushner.

How Yemen’s War Is Now Threatening International Trade
October 24, 2016

The United States has accused Yemen’s Houthi rebels, who took over the country’s capital in September 2014, of launching multiple attacks by anti-ship missiles — two Oct. 10 and a possible third Oct. 15 — on its ships in the Red Sea. These attacks came after the Houthis targeted the United Arab Emirates (UAE) vessel SWIFT and released footage of the attack…

How Yemen’s War Is Now Threatening International Trade
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Saudis Drag US into Yemeni Quagmire
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Saudis Drag US into Yemeni Quagmire
August 21, 2016

Yemen’s Houthi rebels are taking the war to Saudi Arabia, with the number of casualties from cross-border rocket attacks dramatically increasing this week. Houthi sources say this renewed assault on Saudi Arabia is, perforce, in retaliation for relentless Saudi air strikes on Yemen inflicting a huge toll on its civilians…

US, France: Gradual Expansion of Military Presence in the Middle East
July 29, 2016

The US military plans to increase the presence in Yemen. «As we continue on the mission, I think there will be some additional troops that we will ask to bring in», US Army General Joseph Votel, who heads the US Central Command, said in an interview in Baghdad on July 14, without disclosing the number. According to him, a variety of locations could be suitable for American forces. He did not disclose potential sites…

US, France: Gradual Expansion of Military Presence in the Middle East
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Something’s Not Right in Saudi Kingdom
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Something’s Not Right in Saudi Kingdom
January 10, 2016

The actions of the Saudi royal family have been raising eyebrows around the world recently. The use of the death penalty against a group of dissidents, including the execution of the well-known Shiite cleric Nimr al-Nimr, was a gauntlet thrown in the face of Iran as well as other countries. Even official Washington, which tolerates worse offenses than that from its loyal allies, has had to speak up…

First Month of War in Yemen
April 28, 2015

…Saudi Arabia cannot defeat the Houthis without having boots on the ground. The Saudi allies are not chomping at the bit for deploying ground forces in Yemen. Qatar, Bahrain, the United Arab Emirates have no capability to conduct large-scale ground operations. A couple of battalions would not be enough. The first month of war in Yemen showed that these states have no wish to get further embroiled in the Yemeni conflict under the banner of Saudi Kingdom. Egypt, Turkey and Pakistan continue to watch the situation creep. They are in no rush to start a direct confrontation with Iran.

First Month of War in Yemen
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