Skip to comments.Saudi-led campaign strikes Yemen's Sanaa, Morocco joins alliance
Posted on 03/27/2015 11:07:04 AM PDT by SeekAndFind
Yemen's beleaguered government said Saudi-led airstrikes against its Houthi militia opponents would not last long on the second day of a Gulf Arab-led campaign against the Iranian-allied militia that could escalate a proxy conflict spreading through the region.
Warplanes targeted Houthi forces controlling Yemen's capital and their northern heartland on Friday and, in a boost for Riyadh, fellow monarchy Morocco said it would join the rapidly-assembled Sunni Muslim coalition against the Shi'ite Muslim group.
Tribes in Yemen's oil producing Marib region said they supported the air campaign, but Houthi forces advanced south despite the airstrikes and Pakistan, named by Saudi Arabia on Thursday as a partner, said it had made no decision on whether to contribute.
Riyadhs move is the latest front in a growing regional contest for power with Iran that is also playing out in Syria, where Tehran backs Assads government against mainly Sunni rebels, and Iraq, where Iranian-backed Shiite militias are playing a major role in fighting.
Sunni monarchies in the Gulf are backing embattled Yemeni President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi and his fellow Sunnis in the country's south against the Shi'ite advance.
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Has obambi decided to help?
yes but which side?
So the Houti’s are still advancing south toward Aden even after airstrikes killed their top two commanders ?
It’s friday, so 0bama is backing iran.
Reports are part of the Sunni forces will land at sea I am assuming at Aden.
He is a question to ponder.
Suppose all of these middle east countries, Arab countries build a united front military alliance together into a formidable fighting military force, wipe out the Iranian backed forces and when the fighting is over ? Guess what ? They, all of them turn on Israel ?
Is this a possibility ?
All of this is a ploy to build up a Arab United Alliance to beat back Iran, then turn on Israel ? Then the USA can use plausible deniability as a excuse.
That good ole boy looks happy then a pig in .....well you know what.
Riyadh's move is the latest front in a growing regional contest for power with Iran that is also playing out in Syria, where Tehran backs Assad's government against mainly Sunni rebels, and Iraq, where Iranian-backed Shi'ite militias are playing a major role in fighting.
[and 85-90% of the world's Muslims are Sunni, IOW, Shiites kill twice as many per capita]
now we’re cookin, let Muslims kill Muslims. Save our ammo for the Revolution upcoming.
We have shites fighting Sunis. Iraq and Iran shiites against ISIS, but what are ISIS? Suni?
You have the Saudis and Jordan and the other Sunis fighting the Iran backed Shiites. I assume they will be fighting ISIS too?
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