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Biden’s problem in Yemen: The Houthis are winning

Kristian Coates Ulrichsen

Biden’s problem in Yemen: The Houthis are winning.

By Kristian Coates Ulrichsen and Giorgio Cafiero

By virtue of Washington's support for Saudia Arabia in Yemen's war, the U.S. has no direct influence over the Houthi rebels. And with the Houthis currently on the offensive, it will be difficult for the Biden administration to figure out how to incentivize them to lay down their arms and trust a peace process that will require them to make concessions, write Middle East fellow Kristian Ulrichsen and Giorgio Cafiero. Read more at Responsible Statecraft.

This article originally appeared in the Gulf International Forum.