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Kennah

(14,386 posts)
Sat Jan 13, 2024, 02:14 AM Jan 2024

US military strikes another Houthi-controlled site after warning ships to avoid parts of Red Sea

Source: AP News

The U.S. military early Saturday struck another Houthi-controlled site in Yemen that it had determined was putting commercial vessels in the Red Sea at risk, a day after the U.S. and Britain launched multiple airstrikes targeting Houthi rebels.

Associated Press journalists in Sanaa, Yemen’s capital, heard one loud explosion.

U.S. Central Command said the “follow-on action” early Saturday local time against a Houthi radar site was conducted by the Navy destroyer USS Carney using Tomahawk land attack missiles.

The first day of strikes Friday hit 28 locations and struck more than 60 targets. President Joe Biden had warned Friday that the Houthis could face further strikes.

Read more: https://apnews.com/article/yemen-houthis-us-ship-attacks-bombing-red-sea-iran-cc06d9186a00d1f22bea6b9c14dda12a



Oh no, now a group of Saudis will box cutters are going to hijack some planes.

Or not. Houthis have less power today than AQ did in 2001.
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US military strikes another Houthi-controlled site after warning ships to avoid parts of Red Sea (Original Post) Kennah Jan 2024 OP
No, they have more power than AQ did muriel_volestrangler Jan 2024 #1
Houthis are ISIS with cruise missiles and ballistic missiles dalton99a Jan 2024 #2
Only because of their connection to Iran Kennah Jan 2024 #3
And, yet, the Biden administration revoked their terrorist designation in 2021 OnlinePoker Jan 2024 #4

muriel_volestrangler

(101,438 posts)
1. No, they have more power than AQ did
Sat Jan 13, 2024, 11:41 AM
Jan 2024
Most of the Yemeni population lives in areas under Houthi control. As well as Sanaa and the north of Yemen, the Houthis control the Red Sea coastline.

The group collects taxes and also prints money.

The UN Security Council said that by 2010 the Houthis had between 100,000 and 120,000 followers, made up of armed troops and unarmed supporters.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-67614911

OnlinePoker

(5,731 posts)
4. And, yet, the Biden administration revoked their terrorist designation in 2021
Sun Jan 14, 2024, 04:07 PM
Jan 2024

I understand it was to try and stem the humanitarian crisis that was going on there, but terrorists are going to commit acts of terror and the Houthis are just showing their inability to act in a civil manner on the world stage.

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