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What are US special operations forces doing in Yemen? | VICE News

What are US special operations forces doing in Yemen? | VICE News

For a newcomer to Aden, the city’s many checkpoints are little more than a blur of black, blue, red, and white flags planted in the rubble, surrounded by young men casually toting worn semiautomatic rifles.

But for residents of the Yemeni city — a crumbling, humid port on the southern tip of the Arabian Peninsula — the checkpoints are markers of invisible borders separating the many armed groups controlling different parts of Aden. And straying into foreign territory can have fatal consequences.

Source: What are US special operations forces doing in Yemen? – VICE News