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Will Tension At Sea Lead To Endless War In Yemen?


SANAA, Yemen — After being confined to Yemen’s mainland for the past 19 months, the country’s civil war has finally spread to the sea in a major development that mobilized the fleets of international and regional players. On the evening of Oct. 12, a US Navy destroyer launched Tomahawk missiles against three radar sites on the Yemeni coast after a failed missile attack against a US destroyer on Oct. 9. Washington believes that the radar stations, which are under the control of the Houthis, had targeted the USS Mason off of Yemen’s coast on Oct. 9. This engagement in one of the most important maritime routes in the world has been in the making since Oct. 1, when Ansar Allah, a Houthi group, announced the targeting of a UAE ship in Bab el-Mandeb Strait with an anti-ship missile.

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