West won’t stop Houthi attacks unless it works with Yemeni authorities, say experts

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Red Sea Attacks


Baraa Shiban, an associate fellow at the defence thinktank Rusi, said: “Western governments do not have a basket of good options, but they need to work more with the UN recognised Yemeni government – the anti-Houthi bloc – more so it has the edge and leverage to prevent the coastline being controlled by the Houthis. The channels of communication between the Yemen government and western governments is surprisingly limited."