The War Before the Next – Yemen’s Fractured Southern Alliance

A fighter with the Amaliqa or Giant forces rests at their forward operating base near the frontlines in the war between Yemen’s southern alliance and the Houthis, Jaballiya, Yemen, Nov. 20, 2018. The Amaliqa forces are a Salfist group within the fractured southern alliance fighting the Houthis. The alliance is backed by Saudi Arabia and the Emirates with former providing air support and latter coordinating ground operations.