Military Situation In Yemen On October 23, 2018 (Map Update)

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The Saudi-UAE-led coalition slowed down its operations against the Houthis (also known as the Ansar Allah movement) in Yemen. Despite this, the situation in the country remains tense. Both sides carry out operations each against other and the Saudi-led coalition cocntinues its air campaign destroying the infrastructure in the areas controlled by the Houthis.

Military Situation In Yemen On October 23, 2018 (Map Update)

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  • You can call me Al

    The Houthis needs some help and they need it NOW.

    Oh, check this out if you want – WHO ARE THE HOUTHIS ?.

    https://www.brookings.edu/blog/markaz/2017/12/18/who-are-the-houthis-and-why-are-we-at-war-with-them/

    • peacelover

      But how and from where?

      • You can call me Al

        I know that, but there are still a few accuate sentances / paragraphs.

        1. Yemeni politics are incredibly complex and volatile—rather than get drawn into a quagmire against an enemy they hardly know, the United States and its partners should get serious about finding a political solution.

        2. First and foremost, the Houthis are Zaydi Shiites, or Zaydiyyah. Shiite Muslims are the minority community in the Islamic world and Zaydis are a minority of Shiites, significantly different in doctrine and beliefs from the Shiites who dominate in Iran, Iraq, and elsewhere (often called Twelvers for their belief in twelve Imams).

        3. The Houthis have made fighting corruption the centerpiece of their political program, at least nominally +
        In short, they are a very different sect than the Iranian version of Shiism that Americans have come to know since the 1979 Iranian revolution.

        4. Almost three years later, the Saudi air and naval blockade of Houthi-controlled territory has created a humanitarian disaster, with millions of Yemenis at dire risk of starvation and disease. The Saudi-led coalition has tightened the blockade and gradually gained more territory, although Hadi has little if any control over the territory recovered from the rebels. He resides in Riyadh.

        and so on and so on…. for some BS site, it is a rather good piece.

    • XJ5

      Brookings institute is a right-wing rag

      • neil barron

        Obviously you don’t live in the U.S. the Brooking Institute is a leftist construct from the beginning 1918 all one has to do is read their stated goals and rolls. As with all leftist Marxist and Communist they do anything to reach their stated goal. That is why we elected Trump to drain the swamp of D.C. No more Odumbazz, no more Hitlery,
        working on the rest of the purveyors of the swamp right now. Not a peep out of that mind set of the Brookings Institute.

    • john

      brooking institute? Ha Ha, are you a paid troll or volunteer? why don’t you site Bellingcat, the Atlantic Council or the Washington Post while you’re at it.

      • You can call me Al

        Silly fucker. Just read it.

        PS Paid troll, really ?; is that the best you have ?. Get lost numpty.

  • Joaquin

    Its completely imposible to reach yemen by sea, right ?