On Wednesday morning, the Bahraini’s regime sent hundreds of their soldiers to the Yemeni port-city of Aden in order to help their allies in the Saudi-led Coalition to recapture the territory they lost to the Yemeni Army’s Republican Guard and their popular committees (Houthis) earlier this month.
With the Saudi-led Coalition forces and Hadi loyalists concentrated on the strategic city of Ta’iz in southern Yemen, the Bahraini regime soldiers will likely be transferred to this front in order to aid their allies as they attempt to take this area from the civilian militias that oppose the foreign invaders.
However, the Bahraini regime’s military is no stranger to foreigners; after all, their army is comprised of several thousand non-indigenous soldiers that were granted citizenship in an attempt by the Khalifa regime to combat public dissent amongst the predominately Shi’i population that lives in poverty while the ruling family enjoys their luxurious palaces and plundered wealth.
Bahrain joins their fellow wealthy Gulf brethren in waging war against the poorest country in the Middle East, despite having their own issues domestically.
More foreign soldiers are expected to reinforce the Saudi-led Coalition forces and the Hadi loyalists in the coming days as they intensify their assault on southern Yemen.