Saudi Arabia and the War in Yemen

Michael Stephens comes back on the show to talk about the ongoing war in Yemen. We covered many topics related to Yemen, Saudi Arabia, and the region:

  • What caused Saudi Arabia to launch their air campaign
  • The coalition the Saudis have built
  • Oman’s decision not to join the coalition
  • Pakistan’s decision not to support a ground invasion in Yemen
  • Rapprochement between Saudi Arabia and Turkey, and what that could mean for the region
  • How Iran views the situation in Yemen compared to its other concerns in the region
  • Options available to try to end the fighting
  • The humanitarian crisis in Yemen that continues to worsen


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