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The month of March will mark six years of the brutal Saudi-led war on Yemen. Far from achieving any of its objectives, the Saudis and their allies have been given a bloody nose. The US as principal backer of Saudi Arabia has realized the futility of the war and wants to end it.
The Saudi economy is tanking, unemployment is high and the pandemic has made matters worse. Coupled with crown prince Mohammad bin Salman’s arrogance and incompetence, the kingdom is heading for disaster.
Few would have imagined that Yemen’s revolutionary forces would be able to withstand the combined onslaught of several aggressive powers yet nearly six years into the war, they are winning. We look at the latest developments.
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The balance of power is likely to shift away from the West toward Asia in the aftermath of the pandemic. This is based on how Asian countries have dealt with pandemic compared to Western countries.
March 26, 2020 will mark five years since Saudi Arabia’s murderous war on dirt-poor Yemen. The aggressors have got nowhere despite killing more than 100,000 people and causing mass starvation. Instead, the Yemeni defenders have inflicted massive blows on the aggressors.
Yemen’s Ansarallah revolutionaries have given the Saudis a bloody nose and forced them to seek a negotiated settlement. Saudi failure in Yemen may result in Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman losing his position, and perhaps even his head!
The spectacular drone strikes by Yemen’s resistance movement on Aramco facilities has sent shockwaves throughout the medieval Saudi kingdom as well as their patron saint the US.
While the Yemenis have suffered horribly at the hands of the Saudi-led attack, the victims are striking back with true grit and determination. They are delivering massive blows to the aggressors.
Hiding under the protective umbrella of imperialism and Zionism, the Bani Saud are moving full speed ahead with the crimes both at home and abroad.
There is some good news out of war-torn Yemen, at last. The resistance has scored major victories against the foreign invaders led by the Bani Saud.
Last month there was a buzz about differences between King Salman and his son MbS. Considering that the king is virtually brain dead, how can one take these rumors seriously?
Despite a much-touted ceasefire in Hodaydah that was negotiated in Sweden, the Saudi war-mongers and aggressor and their co-conspirators are doing everything to undermine it.
The Bani Saud have a long sordid history of meddling in Yemeni affairs, the latest assault launched nearly four years ago being only one manifestation of it.
No one wants peace more than the people of Yemen led by the Islamic resistance movement Ansarallah. It is the US-backed Saudi aggressors that are playing games.