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    Yemeni Conflict: News #3

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    Post  ahmedfire Sat Jan 13, 2024 9:46 am

    It is unlikely that the Russians would just hand over high tech weapons to just anyone because it suits their interests today.

    If Russians got one lesson from Ukrainian war it would be to hit the enemy far before they come and knock their door .

    The west is using it's high tech all over the world , Russia can take precautions to protect it's technology , they can even send their own people to operate it just like what the west did in Ukraine , it's not defending only some small today's interests , it's about defending the homeland .

    The Russian message would be " If you intefere in our wars indirectly , we will do the same " .

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    Post  Isos Sat Jan 13, 2024 11:11 am

    Kh 35 is a soviet project that ukraine has the blueprints. There is nothing to worry for Russia which alrzady has improved kh-35.

    Houthis have more missiles than most of the regular armies. In a waste variety. There is no need to supply them with something other than their own products of Iranian ones.

    I highly doubt they have as much as Hezbollah or other iranian proxies. They are not easy to reach for iranians. And their own industry is very weak to produced thousabds of missiles.
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    Post  Kiko Sat Jan 13, 2024 11:35 am

    It's payback time for the Anglo-Saxons, by Petr Akopov for RiaNovosti. 01.13.2024.

    The new year 2024 has started at an accelerated pace: a third is being added to the two already burning spots and a fourth is being actively discussed. And it is increasingly difficult not only to draw a line between them, but also to assess the degree of influence of one on the other.

    What do the Anglo-Saxon strikes on Yemen , the trial at the International Court of Justice accusing Israel of genocide, British Prime Minister Sunak's visit to Kiev to sign an agreement on security guarantees for Ukraine , and concerns about the outcome of today's elections in Taiwan have in common ? That they happened to coincide in time? Of course not: all of these are signs of degradation and dismantling of the Anglo-Saxon world order. And the fact that the Anglo-Saxons are trying to stop this process with the help of provocations only spurs it on.

    Why did the US and UK launch missile attacks on Yemen? To stop the shelling of tankers going to the Red Sea , they say in Washington and London . But Yemen threatens ships going to Israel in order to stop the massacre in Gaza, so perhaps it would be more effective for the Anglo-Saxons to put pressure on Israel to force it to stop the operation against the Palestinians. Which one of these days even the International Court of Justice will most likely recognize as an act of apartheid and genocide, because there is so much independent and objective evidence in support of South Africa’s claim that it is simply impossible to ignore them without damaging the reputation of international organizations.

    But neither the United States nor Great Britain not only cannot, but also do not want to really force Israel, because it is part of their global project and they are doing everything to “ensure its security”, but in reality - for its impunity: they brought a fleet to the region , supply weapons, threaten Muslim countries with retribution if they try to help Gaza. Only the poor, but militant Yemen is not afraid of anything: after many years of civil war, combined with the war against the Saudis, the Yemenis have nothing to lose (and they are guaranteed moral support from the entire Arab world and material support from the Iranians).
    It is impossible to force Yemen to abandon its attempts to create problems for shipping in the Red Sea - no missile strikes will achieve anything, and the United States is not even thinking about a ground operation (due to its extremely high cost and futility). So the Anglo-Saxons just want to intimidate Yemen? But to do this they will need to bomb it for many months in a row, and with very high intensity. Such an operation will not only lead to a large number of civilian casualties, but will also completely blow up the Arab world: hatred of the Anglo-Saxons for killing Yemenis will be added to the outrage at what is happening in Gaza. That is, this option is not suitable for the Anglo-Saxons.

    It turns out that we are simply dealing with a demonstrative strike, which may continue, but will certainly not change the situation in the Red Sea. But it will increase the risks of new fronts emerging and igniting a major regional war - primarily in Lebanon , where Israel continues to provoke Hezbollah . The United States constantly talks about Iranian proxies, either in Lebanon or in Yemen, warning Tehran about the inadmissibility of interference and that it cannot distract Israel from the showdown with Gaza. Iran maintains maximum restraint, while it is constantly provoked in Lebanon, Syria , and on its own territory. The Anglo-Saxons now believe they are fighting Iranian proxies in Yemen, not realizing that the Houthis' behavior has far more to do with the situation in the Arab world than with their ties to the Iranians.

    In the Middle Eastern tangle, the Anglo-Saxons simply don’t have any good moves right now - the whole situation is developing in a direction that is extremely unfavorable for them. And Iran also has no need to expose itself by responding to provocations: in attempting to get out of the hole, the Anglo-Saxons are burying themselves deeper into the sand with their own hands. Moreover, both in the Middle East and in our own: foreign policy activity worsens the positions of the ruling elites in both Anglo-Saxon countries.

    Moreover, this is not only a matter of support for Israel; claims are also made against them regarding Ukraine. In both the USA and Britain, the Ukrainian issue is becoming a domestic political issue - on the eve of the upcoming elections. At the same time, no change of power in Great Britain should affect its global play, and that is why Prime Minister Sunak has now come to Kyiv to sign an agreement on security guarantees for Ukraine. The details of the contents of the document are still unknown, but there is no doubt that this is a conscious gesture in support of continuing attempts to finally tear off and lead Ukraine away from Russia. That part of the Anglo-Saxon elite, which is confident that it will eventually be able to move the border of the Russian world to the east, makes it clear (primarily to Europe , but also to the less radical part of the American elites) that it will not allow any “abandonment of Ukraine” . Sunak’s agreement with Zelensky in this sense is similar to the British-Ukrainian agreement on the modernization of the Ukrainian Navy concluded several months before the start of the Northern Military District, which, by the way, became one of the important confirmations for Moscow of the need to launch a special operation. The current “guarantee agreement” can therefore be called the final verdict on the existence of Ukraine as such, because it is absolutely impossible to combine the Atlantization of Independence, which has already officially begun, with the interests of Russia.

    Just as it is impossible to combine the declaration of Taiwan's independence with the preservation of peace between China and the United States. The point is not that the PRC is asleep and sees how to quickly capture Taiwan, but that the Anglo-Saxons are deliberately provoking Beijing by bringing up the topic of a possible declaration of independence of the island. The purpose of the provocation is clear: to obtain assurances from China that it is not going to change anything through military means. At the same time, everything is clear strategically with Taiwan: in the near future, the United States will not be able to prevent the start of the reunification process in any way (neither militarily nor politically). But at the same time, the States will not risk (and will not be able to) transfer their provocations from the theoretical to the practical level - there will be no declaration of Taiwan’s independence even if the current vice-president of the island wins.

    In the situation with Taiwan, time is working for China—and against the United States. As in the Middle East , and in Ukraine: the Anglo-Saxons are very active in striving to maintain the elusive hegemony, but all their actions (naturally, coupled with the opposition and line of their opponents - from Russia to Iran) lead to the exact opposite result. Not because they are stupid, but because the effect of accumulated problems, mistakes and crimes is felt. Sooner or later you have to pay for everything - and now that moment has come.

    https://ria.ru/20240113/rasplata-1921046447.html

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    Post  Arkanghelsk Sat Jan 13, 2024 11:42 am

    ahmedfire wrote:

    If Russians got one lesson from Ukrainian war it would be to hit the enemy far before they come and knock their door .

    The west is using it's high tech all over the world , Russia can take precautions to protect it's technology , they can even send their own people to operate it just like what the west did in Ukraine , it's not defending only some small today's interests , it's about defending the homeland .

    The Russian message would be " If you intefere in our wars indirectly , we will do the same " .

    Hmm the Russian general Staff feels different

    Actually the closer you Get the better, Russia doesn't have the means to go far from its own border by sea or by air

    But on the supercontinent of Eurasia, on the ground? It's another story

    Russian power projection by ground is superior to any state in the world

    It's like a mass , a blackhole and the closer you Get the more difficult it is to escape

    The farther you are the safer, but if you get close to the Russian kill chain, well you are fated and noone is gonna save you

    Look at Ukraine, fighting on the ground close to Russia is fighting on Russias terms

    You will be outproduced, outmatched, outmuscled and exsanguinated

    It's like walking into a grizzly den

    Right now Ukraine is pinned by the jaws of the grizzly, because it foolishly stayed still in front of the charging bear, instead of running away and preserving some limbs

    Now it's just fighting getting chewed up completely

    Same goes for Finland , Baltics, Poland

    I wouldn't want to be on the other side of that border , that's for sure

    But far as possible , and as long as nukes stay out of it, you are clear thumbsup

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    Post  JohninMK Sat Jan 13, 2024 11:56 am

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    Post  Hole Sat Jan 13, 2024 4:21 pm

    Maybe it´s time to change this.

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    Post  Airbornewolf Sat Jan 13, 2024 4:49 pm

    Hole wrote:Maybe it´s time to change this.

    100% agreed.



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    Post  Hole Sat Jan 13, 2024 9:50 pm

    According to Moon of Alabama one of the targets of the Biden regime was an ATC radar at the airport in Sana´a.
    100km from the coastline.

    The Pentagon is full of military geniuses. geek

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    Post  GarryB Sun Jan 14, 2024 3:51 am

    Kh 35 is a soviet project that ukraine has the blueprints. There is nothing to worry for Russia which alrzady has improved kh-35.

    That is not what I meant... the Houthies have interests at the moment that match with Russian interests, but in a years time they might decide something different and then start risking other ships going through there including Russian or Russian allied ships.

    Hand out serious weapons like lollipops is how the US does it... and how has that worked out for them.

    Maybe it´s time to change this.

    Yemen has not killed a single civilian with its Red Sea blockade...

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    Post  ahmedfire Sun Jan 14, 2024 6:23 am

    Hmm the Russian general Staff feels different

    Actually the closer you Get the better, Russia doesn't have the means to go far from its own border by sea or by air

    Russia is connected by land to the world unlike US which needs more fleets for that but no need for Russia to send a big force far a way , just bite them hard with lower cost but it's very important now to show them the Russian fingerprints on sinking one of their ships near to Yemen coast .

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    Post  JohninMK Sun Jan 14, 2024 2:35 pm

    Let me present to you, the Twigdrone thumbsup

    Brilliant.

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    Post  George1 Sun Jan 14, 2024 3:56 pm

    Airbornewolf wrote:
    Hole wrote:Maybe it´s time to change this.

    100% agreed.




    all these are iranian

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    Post  Isos Sun Jan 14, 2024 4:26 pm

    Nothing forbids Iran to export them.

    Also they are assembled in Yemen. So they are like japanese f-15 or indian su-30mki. You can call them yemenis missiles.

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    Post  JohninMK Sun Jan 14, 2024 4:57 pm

    Just a reminder that the Houtis are not the actual Yemeni Government.

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    Post  Isos Sun Jan 14, 2024 5:02 pm

    Depends what you take into account. Democracy is about who gets more votes.

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    Post  Hole Sun Jan 14, 2024 9:16 pm

    The "recognized regime" was put into "office" by the Saudis. With American backing.
    The Yemenis had enough of them and threw them out.
    After that 90% of the Yemenis were called "Houthis" and called terrorists.

    Rules-based international order at play.

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    Post  JohninMK Sun Jan 14, 2024 11:26 pm

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    ⚡BREAKING

    The US air force bombed the port of Hodeidah for the third time a few minutes ago.

    Biden is risking a regional war because the Houthis have confirmed that they will now target American and British commercial vessels.

    Yemen has been bombed more than 20,000 times by the Saudis over the last 8 years, without success.

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    Post  George1 Mon Jan 15, 2024 2:12 am

    Hole wrote:The "recognized regime" was put into "office" by the Saudis. With American backing.
    The Yemenis had enough of them and threw them out.
    After that 90% of the Yemenis were called "Houthis" and called terrorists.

    Rules-based international order at play.


    The seccesionist southern movement is the former marxist PDR Yemen
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    Post  ahmedfire Mon Jan 15, 2024 8:25 am


    Houthi controls strategic areas , as example Al Hudaydah Governorate which has the most important port which receives 70% of the imports and aids to Yemen .


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    Post  nomadski Mon Jan 15, 2024 7:14 pm

    GarryB wrote:
    Kh 35 is a soviet project that ukraine has the blueprints. There is nothing to worry for Russia which alrzady has improved kh-35.

    That is not what I meant... the Houthies have interests at the moment that match with Russian interests, but in a years time they might decide something different and then start risking other ships going through there including Russian or Russian allied ships.

    Hand out serious weapons like lollipops is how the US does it... and how has that worked out for them.

    Maybe it´s time to change this.

    Yemen has not killed a single civilian with its Red Sea blockade...


    Your comment reminds me of the time that the Kurds in Iraq were opposing or fighting somebody . I do not remember who , but I do remember that their interests coincided with the Iranians at that time . But as we know inside every Kurd , there exists a separatist Kurd , waiting to come out . And arming the Kurds at that time with weapons that they could use later in their separatist quest , would have been problematic for Iran . So I suggested arming them with odd calibre weapons , no longer in production . This was done , and they got North Korean MG rounds and weapons . Good enough for temporary engagements of tactical value , but not a threat to regional stability . Weapons can be limited by type or range or their quantity , to serve a particular purpose ! So I agree Russia can address it's quarrel with NATO weapon supplies to the Orcs , in this way as was suggested by others too ! BTW , where are those Iranian mini- Subs , manned by Yemen personnel , to close off Israel Ships around South Africa coast ? Everybody throw a stone at the Devil !

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    Post  JohninMK Mon Jan 15, 2024 9:35 pm

    There are reports that there is little damage to the ship and no injuries. For some reason they omit to mention that, as per posts below, it was apparently a US ship heading for Israel.

    Re Qatar. it seems to be a temporary halt, presumably to get safe passage clearance on their ships from the Houtis.

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    The Yemenis attacked US assets in the Gulf of Aden in response to US strikes on Yemen.

    Houthis hit a US-owned bulk carrier in the Gulf of Aden with a missile

    Ansarullah confirmed that US and UK-owned ships will now be attacked along with ships linked to Israel


    Qatar has suspended the shipment of liquefied natural gas (LNG) tankers through the Bab al-Mandeb Strait after US-led coalition airstrikes on Houthi targets in Yemen raised risks along the vital shipping route.

    Gas reserves in Europe have fallen below 80%.
    🇷🇺 Sofa General StaffReports say that there was little damage to this ship



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    Shows that the Empire of lies was lying yet again about shipping through Red Sea being stopped because of Houthi blockade. Qatar was still shipping through Red Sea until the Empire's navy started yet another war.
    Now Qatar gets a chance to show it's a player on the world scene.

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    Post  JohninMK Mon Jan 15, 2024 10:04 pm

    On a more general point, it was obviously becoming clear to the US that the restrictions on passage through the Red Sea were only having a minor effect on the World but a major one on their buddies the Israelis. Leading to very little pressure from the RoW to do something about it. In particular, whilst Eilat had suffered a drop of 80%, there was only a 30% reduction in ships going through the Suez Canal. This was just not fair. Everyone had to suffer if Yemen was to be forced somehow into conceding that Israel cargoes could restart.

    What to do about it? Well now we know, make the passage unsafe for more ships or increase dramatically insurance costs. Yup by a 'flash war' on Yemen.

    The result is that in addition to Israel ships now US/UK ships run a risk in entering the Red Sea or seemingly getting to close to Yemen. Its a start.

    Meanwhile we are in the middle of a really cold spell in Northern Europe and a short one in the UK. The 21 day Cape of Good Hope delay on Qatari LNG ships reaching Europe threatened today could have everyone digging deeper into their reserves than they planned. Whilst the US LPG traders rub their hands with glee as the value of their cargoes crossing the Atlantic could be increasing with ever hour. Imagine the pleading now going on by the Euros trying to persuade the Yemenis that theirs are a 'clean' cargo.

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    Post  JohninMK Mon Jan 15, 2024 10:43 pm

    The impact is in the scale used Smile Ends mid December.

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    Post  ahmedfire Tue Jan 16, 2024 9:47 am

    More loss to Suez Canal but i'm ok with that as long as it's against israel Razz

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    Post  Kiko Tue Jan 16, 2024 6:48 pm

    Former Austrian Foreign Minister explains why no one should fight Yemenis, 01.16.2024.

    "Washington and London have fallen into an obvious trap. And it is no longer up to them to decide how they will get out of there," warns Karin Kneissl, in relation to Western attacks on the Houthis.

    The US-UK attack on Yemen's Houthi rebels has opened a new military flank in a war that will be more explosive than any other front in the past year, former Austrian Foreign Minister Karin Kneissl argues in an article for the Russian newspaper Vedomosti. Some time ago, a military historian shared with her a saying that 'one should never fight Afghans, Kurds and Yemenis', and since then life has proven more than once the relevance of this advice, the retired politician claims.

    "75,000 Afghan tribal fighters defeated NATO in a single day. On August 15, 2021, Kabul fell despite 20 years of presence and strengthening of NATO forces in Afghanistan," the former official gives as an example, who also highlights that the Turkish army has repeatedly failed in its campaigns against the Kurds. 

    And with regard to the Houthis, in March 2015, the crown Prince of Saudi Arabia, Mohammed bin Salman, who was then serving as defense minister, "had the unfortunate idea of starting a war with the Yemenis." "Then it took the Saudis and their allies years of negotiations to get out of the quagmire of this war," Kneissl recalls. 

    Falling into an obvious trap

    Now, Washington has provoked another dangerous confrontation in Western Asia, where Yemen, the oldest civilization in this region of the world, is located, writes the former head of Austrian diplomacy. Yemen represents the cradle of Arab culture, of the classical Arabic language, and has little in common with "the supermarkets in the middle of the desert" of the oil-rich emirates that are located on the eastern coasts of the Arabian Peninsula, he emphasizes.

    The Houthis - belonging to the Shiite branch of Islam — are closely associated with Iran. For this reason, by attacking this movement, the United States and the United Kingdom decided on a step that, apparently, they were trying to avoid: an open confrontation with Iran, the expert believes.

    Last week, acting under the pretext of self-defense and that the Houthis endanger "freedom of navigation in one of the most vital sea lanes in the world," the US and the UK carried out an "aggressive and massive attack with ships, submarines and warplanes" against Yemen. In response, the Houthis warned Washington and London that they "will have to prepare to pay a heavy price" and promised to turn Yemen into the "cemetery of the Americans."

    In addition, in response to the Western bombings, the Supreme Political Committee of the Armed Forces of the Houthis declared that, "from now on, everything related to the interests of the United States and the United Kingdom becomes a legitimate target." "Washington and London have fallen into an obvious trap. And it is no longer up to them to decide how they will get out of there," concludes Karin Kneissl

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