The Geopolitics Behind the War in Yemen

TJ Petrowski

From Information Clearing House

The United States and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia became very uneasy when the Yemenese or Yemenite movement of the Houthi or Ansarallah (meaning the supporters of God in Arabic) gained control of Yemen’s capital, Sanaa/Sana, in September 2014. The US-supported Yemenite President Abd-Rabbuh Manṣour Al-Hadi was humiliatingly forced to share power with the Houthis and the coalition of northern Yemenese tribes that had helped them enter Sana. Al-Hadi declared that negotiations for a Yemeni national unity government would take place and his allies the US and Saudi Arabia tried to use a new national dialogue and mediated talks to co-opt and pacify the Houthis.

The truth has been turned on its head about the war in Yemen. The war and ousting of President Abd-Rabbuh Manṣour Al-Hadi in Yemen are not the results of “Houthi coup” in Yemen. It is the opposite. Al-Hadi was ousted, because…

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One Response to The Geopolitics Behind the War in Yemen

  1. beetleypete says:

    Somewhere else to play the ‘game’ of war…
    Best wishes, Pete.

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