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Saudi forces say they have captured leader of Yemen branch of Islamic State

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Saudi special forces have captured the leader of the Yemeni branch of the Islamic State militant group

The putative 'Islamic State' has long been alleged to be Sunni. Are the US, Saudi Arabia, the UAE and others now claiming it's not just Iran backed Shi'a forces they're fighting, that they're fighting Sunnis, too?

And if there are Islamic State, i.e. Sunnis, fighting in Yemen, who's funding them? Sunni factions in the UAE, KSA, elsewhere?

The ONLY people to benefit from the Yemen war are the worldwide weapons makers and sellers. The Trump economy certainly has benefited. As have the US's largest weapons makers.

Curious that the Trump administration has so many from the war industries serving in his ever growing and corrupt swamp.

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PT, yes that first part is true: it is not just government against Houthi there. Both al Qaida and more recently IS have actively taken advantage of the confusion in Yemen.

I guess if one side were to win outright, then everyone could relax, but until then it's another Syria and maybe Libya too.

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The ONLY people to benefit from the Yemen war are the worldwide weapons makers and sellers. The Trump economy certainly has benefited. As have the US's largest weapons makers.

The Houthis are getting their drones and cruise missiles from somewhere too

Weapons makers everywhere are benefiting

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