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Fig. 1. Satellite photograph by Earth Science and Remote Sensing Unit, NASA Johnson Space Center, via Wikimedia Commons, public domain.

CNN, “President Joe Biden’s statement on strikes against Houthi targets in Yemen,” January 11, 2024,

Dan Sabbagh and Julian Borger, “US and UK strike Houthi sites in Yemen in response to ‘unprecedented’ attacks,” Guardian, January 11, 2024,

Mahad Darar, “US-UK airstrikes risk strengthening Houthi rebels’ position in Yemen and the region,” Conversation, January 12, 2024,

Gabriel Gavin, Antonia Zimmermann, and Jamie Dettmer, “Middle East braces for chaos as Iran and West square up,” Politico, January 12, 2024,

Thomas Grove and Stephen Kalin, “U.S. Launches New Strike on Houthi Radar Site in Yemen,” Wall Street Journal, January 12, 2024,

John Paul Rathbone, “Military briefing: can the US and its allies stop the Houthis?” Financial Times, January 13, 2024,

Patrick Wintour, “How Houthi anger with Israel is reshaping the Middle East conflict,” Guardian, January 13, 2024,

Oren Liebermann and Haley Britzky, “Houthi ballistic missile strikes US-owned and operated cargo ship, US Central Command says,” CNN, January 15, 2024,

Norman Solomon, “With Attack on Yemen, the U.S. Is Shameless: ‘We Make the Rules, We Break the Rules,’” Inter Press Service, January 15, 2024,

Ishaan Tharoor, “What Yemen’s Houthis gain through their Red Sea strikes,” Washington Post, January 16, 2024,

Ryan Grim, “Biden on Yemen Airstrikes: ‘Are They Stopping the Houthis? No. Are They Gonna Continue? Yes,’” Intercept, January 18, 2024,

Iain Marlow, “US Presses Ahead With ‘Least Bad’ Option in Confronting Houthis,” Bloomberg, January 18, 2024,

Murtaza Hussain, “The Houthis May Have Checkmated Biden in Red Sea Standoff,” Intercept, January 19, 2024,