The Sighting of Would-Be Arab League Avengers Fighting in Yemen Is Just a Mirage

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Dr. Lawrence Rubin is quoted in the article on the Vice website discussing that Egypt was said to have sent as many as 800 troops to Yemen along with accompanying tanks and equipment — though that's been denied by the Saudis — shortly after Qatar reportedly sent 1,000 soldiers of its own to the country. The infusion of boots is meant to bolster a Saudi-led campaign, launched in March, to defeat Shia Houthi rebels who have seized much of the country.

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Sam Nunn School of International Affairs, Center for International Strategy, Technology, and Policy (CISTP)

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Military Technology
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arab league, Nunn School, Rubin, yemen
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  • Created By: Vince Pedicino
  • Workflow Status: Published
  • Created On: Sep 22, 2015 - 11:51am
  • Last Updated: Oct 7, 2016 - 10:27pm