Tag: Ansar Allah
The US State Department designated Yemen’s Houthi movement — the most effective force in fighting al-Qaeda — as a “terrorist” organization. Meanwhile Washington and Saudi Arabia have supported al-Qaeda.
A breakaway faction from the Saudi-backed forces, supported by the UAE, wants independence for the South Yemen and to end the five year war with the Saudis. But this might start an entirely new war in Yemen.
Since 2015, when the war began, coalition warplanes have conducted more than 250,000 airstrikes in Yemen, according to the Yemeni Army. 70 percent of those airstrikes have hit civilian targets.
Today, the US and its allies have received a military wakeup call and warning in the Middle East as epochal as the Conquest of Poland was in 1939.