Wed, 22 August 2018
Of all the places on earth, the one you’d probably least like to find yourself is Yemen, where deadly bombings by the Saudi and Emerati air forces continue to pound cities, towns, hospitals and basic infrastructure. There is vicious, if strategically stalemated fighting on the ground as well. Military analyst David Isenberg tells us who’s actually doing the fighting. It may be Saudis and Emeratis in the air, but the ground forces trying to defeat the Houthis that have seized control of Yemen’s capital and main northern seaport are foreign mercenaries.