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Saudi Arabia up in Flames: Riyadh Is Headed for a Major Disaster
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Saudi Arabia up in Flames: Riyadh Is Headed for a Major Disaster
September 19, 2019

The Houthi incursions into Saudi Arabia are now a daily event, and as long as Riyadh continues to commit war crimes against innocent Yemeni civilians, the situation will only worsen, with increasingly grave consequences for the internal stability of the Saudi system.

Yemeni Killer Blow to House of Saud
September 18, 2019

The Saudi monarchs are on their own and at the mercy of the Houthis and what they do next. The downfall of the scheming Crown Prince evokes a Shakespearian drama of treachery.

Yemeni Killer Blow to House of Saud
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Yemen: Another Shameful US Defeat Looms
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Yemen: Another Shameful US Defeat Looms
September 9, 2019

An official confirmation by the Trump administration of it holding discreet talks with Yemen’s Houthi rebels indicates a realization in Washington that its military intervention in the Arab country is an unsalvageable disaster requiring exit.

How the US Shattered the Middle East
September 9, 2019

Counterproductivity seems the essence of U.S. military policy in Uncle Sam’s never-ending, post-9/11 wars. Call me crazy, or wildly conspiratorial, but after serving in two hopelessly absurd wars and studying the full scope of American military action, it seems that maybe that was the idea all along.

How the US Shattered the Middle East
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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.

UAE Pullout From Yemen Less About Peace, More About War With Iran
July 19, 2019

The surprise pullout of troops and warplanes from Yemen by the United Arab Emirates seems to be caused by the UAE redeploying forces at the behest of the United States in order to ramp up military pressure on Iran.

UAE Pullout From Yemen Less About Peace, More About War With Iran
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