What is the Trump administration’s stance on Saudi Arabia’s war in Yemen? Does it differ from that of the previous administration?


The U.S. has mostly provided low key logistical support and remains a major arms supplier to Saudi Arabia, but has urged restraint in recent times. But, it has avoided a front line combat role and has not emphasized its involvement publicly.

One U.S. warship in the vicinity destroyed an anti-ship missile installation when it was fired upon, but not as part of a larger policy.

The Trump Administration's involvement continues the Obama Administration's involvement with little difference in practice but a somewhat more cautious tone.

  • There were drone strikes on AQAP, not sure if that counts
    – user4012
    Mar 21 '18 at 2:32

According to this article Trump has gotten more aggressive with drone strikes and loosened the parameters increasing the potential for civilian casualties, definitely not more cautious:


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