Muslims of Yemen will defeat combined forces of U.S and Saudi Arabia

September 27, 2018, 12:29 pm

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The debate "Muslims of Yemen will defeat combined forces of U.S and Saudi Arabia" was started by Najam1 on September 27, 2018, 12:29 pm. 12 people are on the agree side of this discussion, while 20 people are on the disagree side. That might be enough to see the common perception. It looks like most people are against to this statement.

ototoxic posted 2 arguments to the disagreers part.

Najam1 and 11 visitors agree.
Brynn, Michael09, ototoxic, gordon040111, YEET and 15 visitors disagree.

Nemiroff
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how would we end it quickly? would the people support a large scale boots on the ground with large investment and potential for casualties? I doubt it.

carpet bombing the area would be easy, but I dont think we'd do that, although that was a big selling point in the GOP debate.

i don't think it's that easy without walking into a mine field that could bite us back hard. leading from behind is the way to go in other region conflicts.

2 weeks ago
ototoxic
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That is a good point, but I think if we really wanted to win and just end it quickly, we could.

2 weeks, 1 day ago
Nemiroff
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I dont have an opinion on who will win, but being the small, energized, local force with everything to lose has shown to be a receipe for success.

it's not like they are facing the full US army, or even the Saudi. and guerilla warfare on home turf is very effective.

2 weeks, 1 day ago

I don't see how that could ever be possible considering Yemen has a population of 28 million (almost 300 million less than the US pop), and a military consisting of only 43,500 personnel (while the US military is almost 2.1 million strong).

2 weeks, 1 day ago
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