The administration of US President Donald Trump has been adamant in supporting Saudi Arabia despite the regime’s ongoing military aggression against Yemen, an unprovoked war that has killed thousands of civilians and decimated the infrastructure of an already poor nation.
Earlier this week, as the months-long offensive by Saudis and their regional allies to capture Yemen’s important port city of al-Hudaydah continued, Saudi commanders announced Wednesday that they had been able to block two key supply routes into the city, The Washington Post reported.
This was not good news for millions of Yemeni people facing famine and a deadly cholera epidemic, as the city acts as a gateway for 70 percent of the supplies of food and medicine entering the conflict-ridden country.
This is while the Saudi-led coalition has had the port city under aerial and maritime blockade since the beginning of the war in March 2015.
Despite all this, however, the…