Biden Administration Asks World to 'Call Out Iran' in Hopes of Stopping Houthi Terrorism

Biden Administration Asks World to ‘Call Out Iran’ in Hopes of Stopping Houthi Terrorism


The American representative at the United Nations Security Council on Monday, Deputy Ambassador Robert Wood, urged the body to “call out Iran” in an attempt to curb the rampant terrorist activity by Yemen’s Houthi movement in the Red Sea.

Wood said that evidence suggested the “scale and diversity” of weapons the Houthis are currently receiving, largely backed by Iran, was “unprecedented” and illegal, demanding some Security Council action. Wood refrained from demanding specific sanctions, urging only “collective action” targeting the Houthis and, potentially, Iran.

The Security Council met on Monday to discuss the decade-long civil war in Yemen and its destabilizing effect on the Middle East generally. The Houthis, formally known as “Ansarallah,” are a Shiite jihadist terror group that has controlled the

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