The implications of the battle being waged for access to Yemen’s energy resources extend far beyond the country’s borders. As one analyst told MintPress, “Yemen is an international choking point.”
The $1.5 billion bailout surely comes with strings attached. Analysts believe this “gift” could be meant to force Pakistan to take a side in ongoing conflict in the Middle East and Gulf region.
KARACHI, Pakistan --- The struggling State Bank of Pakistan got a shot in the arm early this month when it received a purported "gift" of $1.5 billion from Saudi Arabia.
This was not the first time such a gift has arrived. In fact, Riyadh has been a