Yemen Civil War
Mysterious construction activity suggests that foreign patrons are establishing military facilities on Yemeni territory, whether their erstwhile allies like it or not.
And with it goes any hope of a return to relevance for the internationally-recognized government of President Abdrabbuh Mansur Hadi.
But amid the total humanitarian and strategic disaster of Riyadh’s war policy, it will still be hard to walk through it.
Both sides risk losing their international backers in 2019. Will it make a difference on the battlefield?
Another ceasefire evaporates as the vital port of Hodeida erupts in fighting.
Amid renewed fighting, warnings of impending humanitarian disaster in Yemen continue to fall on deaf ears.
When, if ever, will the Saudi Aramco IPO take place? At this point it’s anyone’s guess.
It’s time for the United States to stop being part of the problem in Yemen’s disastrous civil war, and start being part of the solution.
Houthi missile attacks against Saudi Arabia won’t do much damage, but they will propel the bloody Yemen civil war into news headlines the world over.
As is often the case in the Middle East, third-party bilateral relationships are driving Turkey and Saudi Arabia further apart.