For eight years, the Saudis continued with a vicious war against the Yemeni people but made little headway. Recent developments show the Saudis have had a change of mind. What has forced them to change course and sue for peace?
While a fragile ceasefire, brokered by the UN has gone into effect in Yemen, will it last is the big question on everyone’s mind.
The Yemeni resistance has shown remarkable resilience in the face of overwhelming odds and while the aggressors, led by Saudi Arabia and the UAE, have killed hundreds of thousands of innocent people, they have failed in their military and political objectives.
The Saudi war on Yemen is getting nowhere. The poorly-trained Saudi soldiers have been surrendering to Yemen’s Ansarallah fighters to save themselves. The Saudi regime has started executing its own soldiers accusing them of treason. This is a sure sign of defeat.
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.
Saudi crown prince Mohammad bin Salman is a worried man. He had assumed Donald Trump would remain president for four more years but his hopes have been dashed. While president-elect Joe Biden may not abandon Saudi Arabia entirely, MbS will no longer get a free pass.
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.
Based on our understanding of global events and their impact on the Muslim world, we identify certain trouble spots that are likely to remain in the news. We are not making predictions, merely analyzing trends that lead us to such conclusions.
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 Ansarallah fighters in Yemen have shown what can be achieved with steadfastness and determination.
The Ansarullah Islamic movement in Yemen has astonished most observers as it has withstood the five-year onslaught waged by a coalition of heavily armed states.