ars affect everyone differently: men are forced to leave their loved ones behind to fight in a battle over which they have no say or control; women are left to care for non-combatants while becoming further vulnerable to dangers; and children are affected in ways we cannot even fathom.
Read: A Road Map to End Yemen’s War: An Interview with Abdul Galil ShaifTherefore, the Houthis’ demolition of the historical Ottoman monument shows an extremist historical ideological reaction that indicates the fanatic background of this group which wants to revive the Zaydi Imamate.
Read: Iran Outsources War and Rules States by Proxy
Why does Iran need proxies?
Iran is undoubtedly a major Middle Eastern power with its geostrategic position, abundant natural resources, and significant human capital.
Thanks to the Gulf Cooperation Council’s (GCC) Al Ula agreement in January 2021, there is now room for optimism manifested in the constructive moves by both Turkish and Arab leaders toward a broader normalization process.
Read: The Drone Warfare Revolution Has ArrivedThe development and manufacture of the F-35 are undertaken by the United States and seven partner nations, namely the United Kingdom, Australia, Canada, Italy, Norway, Denmark, and the Netherlands.
Since the Houthi rebels usurped control of Sana‘a in 2014, Yemen has been an important flashpoint in this competition for regional influence with Riyadh and Yemeni forces loyal to the UN-recognized Yemeni government waging war against the Iranian-backed insurgents for nearly seven years.
Read: The Straw That Might Break the Camel’s Back in Saudi-UAE RelationsIn turn, this damaged the international image of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (MBS) and put the domestic legitimacy of the YemenWar at risk.
” For it is not only a question of arms sales, but of a community of views and coordination between Abu Dhabi and Paris in the “war against terrorism” (notably in Libya), and in the fight against “political Islam,” as shown by the presence on the trip of Laurent Nuñez, the national coordinator of intelligence and the fight against terrorism.