Bab al-Mandab, Yemen 0
7 November 2018

Secretary Pompeo argued that "the challenge in Yemen is in large part the responsibility of the Iranian leadership". He went on to suggest "a fundamental difference in the humanitarian nature" of Iran and Saudi Arabia, positing that "Iran causes death and destruction inside of Yemen and does nothing to prevent the starvation, and the Saudis provide... missions of dollars - as do the Emiratis - to mitigate this risk and this harm". A political solution, Pompeo added, "can't happen unless the Iranian decide that the Huthis will no longer engage in violence there". 

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