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Competing Narratives and Mixed Messages of the Houthi Rebel Attack: Part II

October 3, 2019

Episode Notes:

Houthi rebels in Yemen have claimed to have made a spectacular attack and troop capture on Saudi-led coalition forces within Saudi territory. How does this claim align with recent Houthi rebel behavior? This is part II of the discussion on the claimed Houthi assault.

Elana DeLozier, Research Fellow at The Washington Institute and Founder of the Sage Institute for Foreign Affairs, joins the WarCast to discuss the status of the Houthi rebel claims and the status of the war in Yemen.

[ 0:17 ] Introduction
[ 0:45 ] Reality of the claim of military victory
[ 1:52 ] Understanding current Houthi strategy
[ 5:22 ] Changes in resolve among main stakeholders
[ 8:40 ] What to watch for in the coming months

Follow Elana on Twitter: @ElanaGulf

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