categoryMenu_new
 
  Home
  EXTRAORDINARY AH Teaching from Spiritual Hierarchy
  AbundantHope
  NEW READERS! Read Here First
  Supporting AH
  Leadership of AbundantHope
  Announcements
  Regional AH Sites
  Other Sites with AH material
  Contact Us
  Becoming A Messiah
  OUR PUBLIC FORUM IS OPEN TOO ALL
  Mission Ideas
  System Busting
  Cleric Letter/English
  Translations of Cleric Letter
  AH Member Writings
  Candace
  Ron
  Rosie
  Jess
  Brian's Poetry
  James
  Giuseppe
  Esteban
  Telepathic Messages
  Candace
  Jess Anthony
  Vince
  Leonette
  John
  Adam
  Bela
  Joyce
  Hazel
  Kibo
  Peter
  Rosie
  Johan
  Lucia
  Lucia G
  Rubens
  Shellee-Kim
  Ben
  Dorothea
  Solon
  Others
  Targeted Messages
  Hano
  Light Flower
  Changing The Face Of Religion
  - Phoenix Journals - PDF in German
  Candace on Religion
  Other Spiritual Pieces
  Spiritual Nuggets by the Masters
  Phoenix Journals
  Phoenix Journals - PDF
  Telepathic Messages PDF books
  Selections from the Urantia Book
  CMGSN Pieces
  THE WAVE
  David Crayford and the ITC
  Environment/Science
  Health and Nutrition
  Podcasts, Radio Shows, Video by AH
 
  Political Information
  True US History
  Human/Animal Rights
  The Miracle That Is Me
  Education
  Resources
  911 Material
  Books - eBooks
  government email/phone #'s
  Self Reliance
  Video
  Websites
  Alternative News Sources
  Art and Music
  Foreign Sites
  Health and Healing
  Human/Animal Rights
  Scientific
  Spiritual
  Vegan Recipes
  Translated Material
  Dutch
  Gekanaliseerde berichten Jess
  Gekanaliseerde berichten Candace
  Gekanaliseerde berichten Anderen
  Artikelen/berichten
  French
  Canal Jess
  Par Candace
  Other Channels
  Articles
  German
  Telepathische Nachrichten (Candace)
  Telepathische Nachrichten (Jess)
  Telepathische Nachrichten (div.)
  AH Mitgliederbeiträge (Candace)
  AH Mitgliederbeiträge (Jess)
  Spirituelle Schätze
  Italian
  Translations - Candace
  Translations - Jess
  Translations - Others
  Portuguese
  by Candace
  By Jess
  By Others
  Spanish
  Anfitriones Divinos
  Bitácoras Fénix
  Creadores-de-Alas (WingMakers/Lyricus)
  Escritos de Candace
  Escritos de Otros
  Monjoronsón
  Telemensajes de Candace
  Telemensajes de Jess Anthony
  Telemensajes de Otros
  Chinese
  By Candace
  By Jess
  By Others
  Korean Translations
  Hungarian Translations
  Swedish Translations

Search
[an error occurred while processing this directive]
Political Information Last Updated: Feb 22, 2018 - 12:18:42 AM


UAE Just Overthrew Yemen’s Government — and Nobody’s Talking About It
By Darius Shahtahmasebi
Feb 22, 2018 - 12:15:00 AM

Email this article
 Printer friendly page Share/Bookmark

(ANTIMEDIA Op-ed) - Between a major regional confrontation on the horizon taking place in Syria between Israel, Syria, Russia, Iran, Turkey, and the United States and a potential nuclear standoff with North Korea and China, it is no surprise that there are many newsworthy stories that continue to go unnoticed

One such story is what is currently taking place in Yemen, and this time around, it involves a country other than Saudi Arabia, the United States, or the United Kingdom.

In early 2015, Yemen's President Abdrabbuh Mansour Hadi fled his palace in Aden after a takeover saw him unseated in a relatively bloodless manner (bloodless, that is, compared what followed after Saudi Arabia's brutal intervention). Hadi was still recognized internationally as president even though he technically had already been overthrown. (By way of comparison, the United States insists that President Bashar al-Assad in Syria is not the country's legitimate ruler, even as he continues to retain his office after around seven years of fighting).

Saudi Arabia, in particular, was adamant that Hadi maintained the country's legitimate leader. Why? Because Hadi was the one who requested U.N. intervention and Saudi assistance to battle the Houthi-led insurgency. Without Hadi, their basis to bomb Yemen without a U.N. mandate becomes even more dubious than it already has been.

However, Saudi Arabia is not the only major player in Yemen. While the corporate media - in tandem with the warmongering government officials who apparently have nothing better to do than to fabricate nonsense - continue to blame Iran for the deteriorating situation in Yemen, the truth remains that there is one other U.S. ally heavily involved in destabilizing one of the poorest nations in the Arab world.

At the end of January of this year, the Telegraph reported that Yemen's current government was preparing to flee Yemen entirely while a separatist group backed by the United Arab Emirates (UAE) seized control in Aden and surrounded the presidential palace. Yemen's other major city, Sana'a, is more or less under the control of the Houthi rebels. Rather than wasting valuable time and resources trying to take over Yemen's former capital in the face of a determined Houthi outfit, the UAE instead has plans of its own to completely form their own country in the south of Yemen.

Last year, southern insurgents backed by the UAE formed the Southern Transitional Council with the aim of reforming South Yemen, a country that existed until it united with the north in 1990. According to Middle East Eye, these southern separatists have no interest at all in conquering Sana'a, anyway.

According to the Telegraph, Yemen's prime minister, Ahmed bin Dagher, pleaded with Saudi Arabia to intervene on the government's behalf. But no such intervention came, and Saudi Arabia has essentially enabled the separatists' take over.

When Yemen's former leader Ali Abdullah Saleh was killed by Houthi forces near the end of last year, Anti-Media predicted this to be a major pivotal moment for the war in Yemen. According to Middle East Eye, it was this event that became the turning point in the UAE-Saudi relationship in Yemen. UAE has no interest in fighting a losing battle and has aligned itself with the party it views as being able to get the job done and serve their interests in Yemen, "riding the wave," as Middle East Eye described it.

As long as Hadi can retain his post as exiled president and legitimize Saudi Arabia's presence in the country, Saudi Arabia is not expected to do much by way of confronting UAE's regional ambitions. This is even while the UAE would not allow Hadi to enter Aden in August of last year. Hadi himself views the entire situation as a "coup" and has called the separatists "occupiers," not liberators.

Right now, as well as having large-scale ground troops in the country, training tens of thousands of Yemeni troops and importing hundreds of highly skilled mercenaries from South America, the UAE is also operating a network of torture prisons in Southern Yemen. Thousands of terror suspects have allegedly disappeared in these prisons.

As poor and impoverished as Yemen is, its geostrategic importance should not be overlooked. Yemen is situated in an important transit route, and by controlling strategically important trade routes, the UAE can continue to develop and expand its fossil-fuel trade to Europe and North America and become a global energy superpower.

According to leaked emails revealed to Middle East Eye last year, Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman actually wants out of the war in Yemen, and these latest developments only continue to cast further doubt on Saudi Arabia's strategy in its almost three-year-long war. Saudi Arabia has shown that together with the U.S., the U.K., and other regional players, it can devastate Yemen's infrastructure and civilian population, but it has absolutely nothing to show by way of military victory.

This has all taken place with very little media coverage. We have witnessed Donald Trump's ambassador to the U.N., Nikki Haley, berate Iran over its alleged and unproven activities in Yemen, and even Saudi Arabia has received some negative media coverage for its criminal role in this war. Yet the UAE's continued occupation of Yemen largely goes unnoticed.

The UAE is the world's fourth-largest arms importer after Saudi Arabia, India, and China. The UAE also infamously assisted in the aerial onslaught of Muammar Gaddafi's Libya in 2011 and continued to wage a proxy war in the country even after Gaddafi was overthrown.

No one is talking about it, but the UAE has its sights on becoming a major player in the region not just economically, but also militarily.

One reason why the UAE's ever-expanding role in the Middle East continues to go under-reported may be the vast amount of influence the current UAE ambassador to the U.S., Yousef Al Otaiba, wields. He is reportedly "one of the most powerful and well-connected men in Washington," as detailed by the Intercept. Unsurprisingly, Otaiba is also allegedly the leading voice in Washington for the war in Yemen.

Op-ed / Creative Commons / Anti-Media / Report a typo

http://theantimedia.org/uae-overthrew-yemen-government/




All writings by members of AbundantHope are copyrighted by
©2005-2018 AbundantHope - All rights reserved

Detailed explanation of AbundantHope's Copyrights are found here


Top of Page

Political Information
Latest Headlines
A Fresh Look at the French Revolution- The Liberals vs the People
Witches Fly High: New Agers Outnumber Membership of Major U.S. Church
Just like Color Revolutions, Cyber Conflicts can Still Get People Killed
The Aim of the Global Pact on Migration
Twenty-One Thoughts On The Persecution Of Julian Assange
An Historical Journey Into Crimea
Toxic Media
Kids From ‘right-wing’ Families Must Be Re-educated: German Govt.-backed Brochure
Fred Dworkin vs. the Sisterhood
Schools Ordered to Teach Eight-Year-Olds That ‘Boys Can Have Periods Too’
Ireland is Now One Signature Away From Legalizing Abortion
Christopher Steele: I Was Hired to Help Hillary Clinton Challenge the 2016 Election Results
‘Daring’ Boys, ‘Caring’ Girls Banned from UK Ads in ‘Harmful Stereotypes’ Crackdown
The New Internet Police Protecting You From Freedom of Thought and Speech
This Radical Plan to Fund the ‘Green New Deal’ Just Might Work
French TV Channel Under Fire for Photoshopped Anti-Macron Placard
‘The Pentagon Has Steadfastly Stonewalled Against Making Its Budget Auditable’
How Putin's Russia Weaponizes X
“QAnon” Sends Warning From US Generals To American People After Washington Plunged Into Darkness
Russia! The Gift That Keeps Giving for the BBC, Even On the Streets of France