The US continues to make enemies all over the world and in turn it will reap what it has sown. As demonstrated by this article, US involvement is, to say the least, foolish/stupid and unnecessary since the Houthis were not enemies of the US and it was likely al Qaeda sent the missiles against US war ships in the Red Sea in order to evoke retaliatory measures against the Houthis. It is truly amazing that the US is still standing given the number of nations that now despise it.
US Military Strikes Radar Sites in Yemen Involved in Recent Missile Launches Threatening USS Mason
WASHINGTON (NNS) — The following is a statement released Oct. 12 by Pentagon Press Secretary Peter Cook on U.S. military strikes against radar sites in Yemen:
“Early this morning local time, the U.S. military struck three radar sites in Houthi-controlled territory on Yemen’s Red Sea coast. Initial assessments show the sites were destroyed. The strikes–authorized by President Obama at the recommendation of Secretary of Defense Ash Carter and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs General Joseph Dunford–targeted radar sites involved in the recent missile launches threatening USS Mason and other vessels operating in international waters in the Red Sea and the Bab al-Mandeb. These limited self-defense strikes were conducted to protect our personnel, our ships and our freedom of navigation in this important maritime passageway. The United States will respond…
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