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Period of Change in Yemen?

I'm starting to think I need to figure out what's going on in Yemen. I've mostly been ignoring the conflict, but it looks like it could be approaching a period of change.

My understanding is that the southern separatists, who were backed by the UAE, were supporting the Saudi war effort because the UAE was part of KSA's coalition. Now that the UAE has withdrawn from the coalition, and it's becoming increasingly clear that KSA won't be able to beat the Houthis, the separatists are looking at jumping ship. They already controlled most of Aden, but this could be the start of them trying to seriously set up a new South Yemeni state. In this scenario, they could end up effectively allying with the Houthis to fight the Saudis and Hadi.

I have no idea how plausible this is. As I mentioned, I haven't been paying much attention. But I'll try to keep an eye on things.

Separatists seize Aden presidential palace, gov't military camps
https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2019/08/southern-yemen-separatists-seize-...

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