Red Sea

Why The World’s Strongest Navies Can’t Stop Yemen's Houthi Rebels 1

Why The World’s Strongest Navies Can’t Stop Yemen’s Houthi Rebels

For over six months, Yemen’s Houthi insurgents have severely disrupted shipping in the Red Sea, causing delays, higher costs, and chaos in global trade. Despite the efforts of U.S., British, and European navies, these rebels continue to outmaneuver the world’s most powerful sea forces, raising troubling questions about naval strength

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Red Sea Chaos: Houthis Sink Ships, Send Shipping Costs Skyrocketing 1

Red Sea Chaos: Houthis Sink Ships, Send Shipping Costs Skyrocketing

Red Sea chaos escalated recently as Houthi rebels sank the dry-bulk freighter Tutor using a kamikaze drone boat, sending commercial shipping costs soaring. Insurance rates for vessels now reach 6% of their value, impacting global containerized freight and port operations. Iran-supported Gulf of Aden, the vital Bab el-Mandeb chokepoint, and

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How The US Spent A Billion Dollars Fighting The Houthis…And Lost 1

How The US Spent A Billion Dollars Fighting The Houthis…And Lost

Last December, the Pentagon launched Operation Prosperity Guardian, a joint US/UK mission to secure Red Sea shipping from Yemeni Houthi disruption. Despite spending over a billion dollars, the mission failed. Why does it seem the Pentagon is far better at spending money than actually putting together a successful operation? The

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Russian Warships Enters The Red Sea 1

Russian Warships Enters The Red Sea

According to the state-run TASS, the Pacific Fleet of the Russian Navy has confirmed that Russian warships have entered the Red Sea following isolated incidents of some Chinese and Russian vessels being attacked by Houthis. The Pacific Fleet of the Russian Navy has acknowledged that it dispatched a number of

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Australia Declines US Request To Send Warships To Red Sea

Australian Defense Minister Richard Marles announced that Australia has declined a US request to send warships to the Red Sea for the US-led Operation Prosperity Guardian, citing that the Red Sea is not a strategic priority. Australia has turned down a request from the United States to send warships to

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