(Senior research fellow at the International Institute for Counterterrorism (ICT) at the Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya and former deputy head of Israel’s National Security Council)
Copyright: @ 2022 Research Institute for European and American Studies (www.rieas.gr) Publication date: 31 January 2022
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Iran-backed Houthi rebels have carried out two attacks by drones and missiles against targets in the UAE. The attacks are a serious escalation and expansion of the battlefield that has so far focused on Yemen and attacks on targets in Saudi Arabia by the Houthis.
The Iranian-backed Houthi rebels have claimed responsibility for the attacks, but it seems that the Houthis would not have carried out such attacks with regional strategic implications without Iran's consent or perhaps even under its direction.... Read more