Private military contractors have been an integral part of Saudi Arabia's strategy to win it's ground war in Yemen, something the inexperienced Saudi military has been unable to accomplish. (Khalid Mohammed/AP)

Blackwater/Academi Mercenaries Procured By United Arab Emirates Are Now Fighting In Yemen

The Saudis and the Emirates are grasping at any straws within their reach in order to shore up their faltering military campaign in Yemen.