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A New Threat to Red Sea Shipping

Oct 5, 2016 | 09:15 GMT
A Houthi Threat to Red Sea Shipping Surfaces
If confirmed, recent reports indicate that Yemen's Houthi rebels may pose a bigger threat than they once did to ships in the Red Sea.
(MOHAMMED HUWAIS/AFP/Getty Images)

A devastating attack on a UAE vessel suggests that Yemen's Houthi rebels have adopted either a new weapon or new tactics in the ongoing civil war. Added to recent stagnation of the Yemeni battlefield, the incident casts a different light on the strength of the Houthi rebellion in the face of Saudi-led air and ground campaigns....

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