U.S. considers striking Yemeni group

The Pentagon is deliberating whether to directly strike Houthi rebel military targets in Yemen.

  • The move is in response to the Iranian-backed militia’s escalating attacks on military and commercial shipping in the Red Sea.
  • Biden administration officials expressed increasing concern that the Houthis, and their sponsors in Tehran, are trying to undermine global maritime trade, both to undercut trade to Israel and to raise the costs to the U.S.

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