Send a Tweet
Most Popular Choices
Poll Analyses
Share on Facebook 6 Share on Twitter Printer Friendly Page More Sharing
Exclusive to OpEdNews:
General News    H3'ed 10/18/17

Saudi Petrodollars to Moscow for not being a Loser in Yemen Crisis

Author 509464
Follow Me on Twitter     Message Tariq AlShammari
Become a Fan
Russian-Saudi talks
Russian-Saudi talks
(Image by The Kremlin)
  Details   DMCA
trong>

Saudi King Salman signed a $100 million deal with President Putin to help the kingdom get out of the Yemen crisis, claimed US Senator Chris Murphy who was participating in a workshop organized by the Gulf Research Center in cooperation with the Geneva Center for the Democratic Management of the Armed Forces titled "Views on Yemen."

He further emphasized that the developments of Yemen are actually under the Iranian control, adding that the Saudi-led coalition is in fact on the brink of collapse. In other words, King Salman is now well aware of the Yemen impasse and Iran's role in this war; His visit to Moscow was an attempt to convince President Putin to talk with Iranian leaders to reconsider their strategy in Yemen war.

Sen. Murphy is one of the few US lawmakers who regularly draw attention to the Yemen crisis.

The war is also increasing anti-American sentiment in Yemen. As Sen. Murphy has pointed out, Yemenis believe the war is being waged by the U.S., not by the Saudi coalition.

Therefore, US lawmakers want to stop Trump from supporting Saudi Arabia's war in Yemen. US Congress can help curb Saudi war crimes in Yemen and it is time to break with such destabilizing policies that threaten fundamental U.S. security interests, added Sen. Murphy.

The coalition includes Qatar, Kuwait, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Egypt, Morocco, Jordan, Sudan, and Senegal. The Saudi-led coalition also relies on local Yemeni forces to carry out most ground operations.

 

Valuable 1  
Rate It | View Ratings

Tariq AlShammari Social Media Pages: Facebook page url on login Profile not filled in       Twitter page url on login Profile not filled in       Linkedin page url on login Profile not filled in       Instagram page url on login Profile not filled in

Tariq al-Shammari is an online activist and freelance writer who these days covers the events happening in Saudi Arabia. Tariq is a postgraduate student in politics and his focus of study is on Middle East and how Western countries are involved in (more...)
 
Go To Commenting
The views expressed herein are the sole responsibility of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of this website or its editors.
Writers Guidelines
Contact AuthorContact Author Contact EditorContact Editor Author PageView Authors' Articles
Support OpEdNews

OpEdNews depends upon can't survive without your help.

If you value this article and the work of OpEdNews, please either Donate or Purchase a premium membership.

STAY IN THE KNOW
If you've enjoyed this, sign up for our daily or weekly newsletter to get lots of great progressive content.
Daily Weekly     OpEdNews Newsletter
Name
Email
   (Opens new browser window)
 

Most Popular Articles by this Author:     (View All Most Popular Articles by this Author)

Israeli Defense Minister's contempt for Vladimir Putin

Israel to open embassy in Riyadh

Saudi, Israeli officials hold rare meeting in L.A., weigh measures for breakthrough in relations

Mohammed bin Salman to become the Saudi King and his brother the Crown Prince

Former Pentagon Chief claims Erdogan is on the Verge of Collapse

Arab NATO, the UAE Igniting the beginning of the Arab War

To View Comments or Join the Conversation: