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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP In the TMP Dawghouse18 Apr 2019 4:41 p.m. PST

….weapons in Yemen.

"Weapons made in Western countries have been extensively used in Saudi-led combat operations in Yemen, including in civilian areas, according to secret French military documents revealed by a French-led team of investigative journalists on Monday.

According to the investigation, France's military intelligence agency, the DRM, submitted documents detailing French-made military equipment deployed in the Yemen conflict in a 15-page report to the French executive last October…."
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Thresher01 Supporting Member of TMP18 Apr 2019 7:05 p.m. PST

Hmmmm, so Western weapons are bad, but those made by Russia, China, and/or Iran are not?

More than a little bias in that one-sided report.

NavyVet18 Apr 2019 8:17 p.m. PST

Not so surprising given the three countries have supplied Saudi Arabia with military equipment and ordnance for the last 50 years. If the rebels had any respect for human life they would not be hiding in urban areas. So what is the problem.

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP In the TMP Dawghouse19 Apr 2019 11:42 a.m. PST

Maybe they are using only the US ones….?


Gaz004520 Apr 2019 6:53 a.m. PST

And the Houthis use Iranian,Chinese,North Korean and Russian weapons…….move along, nothing to see here.

goragrad20 Apr 2019 10:45 p.m. PST

When you have the financial resources that Saudi Arabia does getting weapons is not a problem.

Shifting to Russian or Chinese weaponry in the absence of NATO weaponry would only be a minor inconvenience.

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