Top Stories 2024

2024 has arrived; we can hope that it will be better than 2023, the year just gone. That brought us problems we didn't need. 2024 could be far worse. Operation Al-Aqsa Flood kicked off on 7 October last year, catching the Jews napping. It is going well. The Palestinians have not won yet but they are in with a chance. I wish them success.

Red Sea War
The Houthis, a tribe in the Yemen decided to help the people of Gaza by blocking ships going to Israel. They are using the   Bab el Mandeb, a Choke Point controlling access to the Red Sea.
This annoyed Zionist crazies and  their co-conspirators in Washington.


How Yemen Is Blocking US Hegemony In West Asia  [ 29 December 2023 ]
Given the renewed focus on Yemen's de facto government led by Ansarallah and its armed forces, it is time to move beyond the simplistic and dismissive characterization of the Houthis as merely a ‘rebel’ group or a non-state actor.

Since the start of the war by the Saudi-led coalition against Ansarallah in 2015, the Yemeni resistance movement has transformed into a formidable military force that has not only humbled Saudi Arabia but is also now challenging Israel’s genocidal actions in Gaza as well as the superior firepower and resources of the US Navy in the world’s most important waterway.

Economic fallout of Yemens naval operations
In response to Israel unleashing unprecedented violence on Gaza, killing  over 20,000 people, predominantly women and children, Yemen’s Ansarallah-led armed forces announced on 14 November their intent to target any Israeli-linked ship passing through the strategic Bab el Mandeb
Strait in the Red Sea. This crucial waterway serves as the gateway to the Suez Canal, through which approximately 10 percent of global trade and 8.8 million barrels of oil travel each day.

On 9 December, Ansarallah announced it would expand its operations further to target any ship in the Red Sea on its way to Israel, regardless of its nationality. “If Gaza does not receive the food and medicine it needs, all ships in the Red Sea bound for Israeli ports, regardless of their nationality, will become a target for our armed forces," an Ansarallah Armed Forces spokesperson said in a statement............

Delays, transit times, and insurance fees for commercial shipping have skyrocketed, threatening to spark inflation worldwide. This is especially worrisome for Israel, which is already contending with the economic repercussions of its longest and deadliest conflict with the Palestinian resistance in history..........

The disruption in the Red Sea directly undermines a key element of the White House’s 2022 National Security Strategy, which unequivocally states that the US will not permit any nation “to jeopardize freedom of navigation through the Middle East’s waterways, including the Strait of Hormuz and the Bab al-Mandab.”

Coalition of the unwilling
On 18 December, in response to Sanaa’s operations, Secretary of State Lloyd Austin declared the establishment of a naval coalition named Operation Prosperity Guardian, with some 20 countries called to counter Yemeni attacks and ensure safe passage of ships through the Red Sea.

Austin announced the new maritime coalition would include, among others, Britain, Canada, France, Italy, Spain, Norway, the Netherlands, the Seychelles, and Bahrain.
This is real news, important news. It is Geopolitics in action.


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Updated on  Sunday, 14 January 2024 22:51:03 +0200