Saudi led coalition announces end to ceasefire in yemen” (Washington Post 11 August 2015):
Secretary of State John Kerry on Wednesday officially announced an end to the 14-day Saudi-led air campaign in Yemen, which he said helped drive the Houthis from their stronghold in the Red Sea and other regions on the Arabian Peninsula. “I am deeply honored that our coalition partners in the region, who were committed to doing all that they could to advance peace, freedom, security, and stability in the region … have done this now,” Kerry said.
[In January, Saudi-led coalition struck an airport in the capital of Sanaa after killing dozens of civilians and medical workers who had been working at the site for months. As a result of the attacks, the capital’s airport was officially closed. But]
[See LWJ report, Obama, ‘unbelieva온라인바카라bly proud’ of Yemen. On 24 December 2015, Secretary Kerry praised Saudi Arabia’s decision, and the U.S. launched its own strike, as well as U.S. drone strikes on the Saudi base in the Yemeni capital, Sanaa. The U.S. government did not reveal the number of civilians killed, except that 14 were killed, though this number is dubious, given that Saudi air strikes are known to kill hundreds or even thousands of civilians, according to media accounts. On 12 December, in response to an article in Foreign Policy in which the author wrote that Kerry would be “honored” to have been called to testify before Congress as well as testifying on “the efficacy of [the coalition’s] air war,” Kerry issued an official statement indicating that “this is the end of this chapter.” On 1 January 2016, the New York Times published an article about what the U.S. is now calling a “militarized air campaign”:
The U.S. milit솔레어 카지노ary has announced that it has ended air war in the Yemeni capital, Sanaa, on the eve of a planned date for a vote in Congress on whether or not to sanction President Obama’s administration’s response to its bombing campaigns. President Obama will testify before the Senate Armed Services Committee on Monday, before being grilled by Sen. John McCain and members of his panel. He will say the United States now has no military solutions to th용인안마 용인출장마사지e country’s civil war, and that the United States wants to focus on humanitarian aid and counterterrorism operations. […] For the first time, the military has acknowledged what many Yemenis, politicians and activists say have been deeply misleading claims that military forces were no longer fighting the conflict