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UAE drums of war southern Yemen

YemenExtra Y.A The preparations for the takeover of the Hadramout Valley by military force and the expulsion of forces loyal to the fugitive Yemeni President Hadi and deputy Mohsen al-Ahmar. After the threats of the President of the…

U.S. Support Has Fueled, Not Moderated, the Yemen War

YemenExtra Y.A The Yemen war grinds on. The U.S.-backed “coalition” managed a rare success as the Houthis, who now control the Sanaa government, withdrew from the port of Hudaydah. However, that leaves the Saudis and Emiratis still far…

The US Is Spending $1.25 Trillion Annually on War

YemenExtra Y.A n its latest budget request, the Trump administration is asking for a near-record $750 billion for the Pentagon and related defense activities, an astonishing figure by any measure. If passed by Congress, it will, in…