The above is the most predictable headline of the year…so far. With the feckless Saudis unable to bomb Yemen into submission, it was only a matter of time before the Saudis’ BFF, the US, would start sending troops to Yemen to “help them out.” From Tyler Durden at zerohedge.com:
Once again a creeping, years’ long shadow war is expanding from indirect proxy intervention to direct engagement, complete with US “boots on the ground” where no American ground forces were previously thought to exist.
And it’s not Syria, or Libya, or central Africa where the now familiar pattern played out before, but in the Arabian peninsula where the Pentagon has long claimed to merely coordinate intelligence, refuel jets, and provide logistical support to the Saudis which have been bombing Yemen since March of 2015.
On Thursday The New York Times revealed for the first time that US special forces have been…
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