Idlib: The absurd Caliphate

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    good question-----Houthis were armed and funded by the FRIEND OF
    THE ASSADS---the very pacifist ayatoilets-------and now there are even HEZBOLLAH troops in that benighted land. There are lots of expat Yemenis
    in the USA------maybe some where you live (??) Ask a Yemeni about the
    Houthis and Iran-----but DUCK QUICKLY -----because he will, likely, SPIT.
    Hubby's informant has family in Sanaa------the streets ran red with blood thinks to
    Iranian machine guns and rocket launchers
     
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    Bleipriester Freedom!

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    The war has become a little bit more complicated recently.

    UAE-backed forces expel Saudi-backed troops from Yemeni Presidential Palace
     
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    you imagine that you made a point?
     
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    for any interested, Capt Blei finds it "funny" that Yemen has been
    wracked with civil war for almost a whole century.. There are "reasons" in the Islamic fashion. One has been OIL----there
    is Oil in South Yemen -----so ADEN (the most important city in
    the southern oil rich area) decided to CEDE FROM THE UNION----
    (like about 80 years ago) ----AND the country is exceedingly poor--
    and KHAT obsessed (Khat is a leaf that if one chews it all day-----
    not a damn thing happens-----I tried to let it make me high----but----
    nope----nothin')-----and spend lots of time and work and valuable
    water on farming the nothing stuff. It did not even make me feel
    WARRIOR like------but it does work that way on Yemeni muslims----it is also thought to act as an aphrodisiac (unfortunately---not for me) ------Osama was actually an ethnic Yemeni (gawd help us) ------the REALLY BAD NEWS is that for IRAN it is a stepping stone to the
    BLACK TURD IN THE SAND OF MECCA. To own the black turd is to OWN DA WHOLE DAMN UMMAH <<<<< so now you know what
    IRAN's interest in that messy land is and even why it is important for -----muslims world wiide
     
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    First of all, uniting Yemen in the 90s was a bad idea from the very beginning. And it seems the only solution to Yemeni civil war is dividing the country on two parts. But this solution would have serious opponents in the face of the US, Arab countries and Israel because Northern Yemen will inevitably be an ally of Iran.
     
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    "first of all....." ??? actually there are people up in them thar hills of Yemen who are kinda KURDISH like-------A divided Yemen would spend all its time
    and energy fighting each other. Economic realities and strategic positions would certainly encourage Iran to flood the northern moiety with weapons and Hezbollah
    thugs. Of course----the civilized countries of the world COULD take "the side"
    of Aden
     
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    There are two main groups of people who can't stand each other. One of them wants their own state. What do you propose to do with them?
     
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    I do not believe that the situation is that simple. There are more than two
    groups and besides issues of religion, there are issues of economics and
    issues of outside pressure and even Pro KHAT vs Anti KHAT factions and
    then the BAATHIST question
     
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