The United Arab Emirates, a key member of the Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen, is scaling back its military presence there as worsening U.S.-Iran tensions threaten security closer to home, four western diplomatic sources said.

The UAE has pulled some troops from the southern port of Aden and Yemen’s western coast, two of the diplomats said, areas where the Gulf state has built up and armed local forces who are leading the battle against the Houthi forces along the Red Sea coast.

Three of the diplomats said Abu Dhabi preferred to have its forces and equipment on hand should tension between the United States and Iran escalate further after attacks on oil tankers in the Gulf and Tehran’s downing of a U.S. unmanned drone.

“It is true that there have been some troop movements … but it is not a redeployment from Yemen,” a senior Emirati official told Reuters, adding that the UAE remains fully committed to the military coalition and “will not leave a vacuum” in Yemen.

 

Source: Reuters

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“…“It is true that there have been some troop movements … but it is not a redeployment from Yemen,” a senior Emirati official told Reuters,..”
Translated, “We’re not making a tactical retreat…”

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La Monarquías temen su caída, la influencia de Irán se extiende mas,gracias a la agresión del Imperio, este último hace pelear entre si a los pueblos Árabes.

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Actually, it’s Iran having an -on budget- empire through its proxies in Lebanon, Syria, Iraq and Yemen. As I explained, they copied on Alexander the Great strategy, even creating a monster -ISIS- in order having others getting exhausted at fighting it… The problem being that, and so was it for Alexander, it’s an on budget ragtag empire, and so the dynamic of empires applied, the empire disappeared as fast it appeared. Note that Trump has likely better understood the dynamics of empires than his predecessors : although many may still not get it, he’s working as US disengagement in many… Read more »

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