14 octombrie 2021

After al-Bayda, the Beginning of the Endgame for Northern Yemen?

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Related TagsYemenWhat’s new?  After consolidating their hold upon al-Bayda, a strategically located governorate in central Yemen, the Huthi rebels are making a multi-front push into government-controlled territory to isolate, eliminate or co-opt tribal and other rivals. Their immediate objective is Marib, whose capture they hope will mark a turning point in the war.Why does it matter?  After al-Bayda, a Huthi victory in Marib seems more likely. It could deal a fatal blow to the Yemeni [...]