Saada, Yemen 0
1 February 2022

U.S. Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin conferred with the UAE’s crown prince on “the recent Huthi attacks against the UAE that caused civilian casualties and also threatened U.S. and Emirati armed forces stationed at al-Dhafra Air Base”. He “reviewed a range of actions the Department of Defense is taking to support the UAE”, including “early warning intelligence, collaborating on air defence and sending the U.S. Navy guided missile destroyer USS Cole to partner with the UAE Navy”, as well as “deploy[ing] fifth Generation Fighter aircraft”.

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