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Biden’s Yemen Moves: Message For Gulf Allies, Outreach To Iran

 Biden’s Yemen Moves: Message For Gulf Allies, Outreach To Iran
President Joe Biden may not be making the Saudis, or more particularly Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (MBS), happy at the moment. His promise to release a report on the Saudi role in the murder of journalist and dissident Jamal Khashoggi, and the freeze on arms sales to Riyadh (and Abu Dhabi) last week were warning signals but to his relief, Biden has given priority to Yemen. “This war has to end," he said, “And to underscore our commitment, we’re ending all American support for offensive operations in the war in Yemen, including relevant arm sales.”...Read More

Ashwin Ahmad

Traveller, bibliophile and wordsmith with a yen for international relations. A journalist and budding author of short fiction, life is a daily struggle to uncover the latest breaking story while attempting to be Hemingway in the self-same time. Focussed especially on Europe and West Asia, discussing Brexit, the Iran crisis and all matters related is a passion that endures to this day. Believes firmly that life without the written word is a life best not lived. That’s me, Ashwin Ahmad.

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