Yemen: From Blockade to War?

Source: Wikimedia Commons
Source: Wikimedia Commons

On the background of the protracted blockade of Yemen a new strike from the Saudi side has taken place. The Arabian coalition with Riyad at the helm attacked the Houthi’s in the western part of the country. More than fifty militia members have been killed by an airstrike.

Mattis' Middle East tour

Source: DoD photo by U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Brigitte N. Brantley
20. April 2017 - 0:41

US Secretary of Defense James Mattis, who arrived of Saudi Arabia yesterday has met with King Salman. The head of the Pentagon spoke for strengthening cooperation between Riyadh and Washington.

Yemen in War


The US views more military support to the Saudi coalition as a way to challenge Iran’s influence in the region.