August 7, 2018

AP Investigation: US allies, al-Qaida battle rebels in Yemen

ATAQ, Yemen (AP) — Again and again over the past two years, a military coalition led by Saudi Arabia and backed by the United States has claimed it won decisive victories that drove al-Qaida militants from their strongholds across Yemen and shattered their ability to attack the West.

Here’s what the victors did not disclose: many of their conquests came without firing a shot. Read more + video.

AP

Related,
Study finds US, Saudi collusion with al-Qaeda in Yemen under US supervision - PressTV
Saudi Arabia Doesn't Defeat Al-Qaida Terrorists - They Bribe Them to Stop Fighting - Haaretz

Are U.S. and al-Qaida fighting on the same side in Yemen? (video) - PBS
Yemen conflict: Al-Qaeda seen at coalition battle for Taiz - BBC

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