Who Are The Houthis? : The NPR Politics Podcast The U.S. government has been launching missiles at Houthi rebels who have attacked ships in the Red Sea. The Houthis claim they are taking physical action in solidarity with the Palestinians. The Biden administration has gone to great pains to say the strikes against the Houthis have nothing to do with the Israel-Gaza war.

This episode: White House correspondent Asma Khalid, national security correspondent Greg Myre, and editor/correspondent Ron Elving.

Our producers are Casey Morell & Kelli Wessinger. Our editor is Erica Morrison. Our executive producer is Muthoni Muturi.

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Who Are The Houthis?

Who Are The Houthis?

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Houthi fighters and tribesmen stage a rally against the U.S. and the U.K. strikes on Houthi-run military sites near Sanaa, Yemen, on Sunday, Jan. 14, 2024. AP hide caption

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Houthi fighters and tribesmen stage a rally against the U.S. and the U.K. strikes on Houthi-run military sites near Sanaa, Yemen, on Sunday, Jan. 14, 2024.

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The U.S. government has been launching missiles at Houthi rebels who have attacked ships in the Red Sea. The Houthis claim they are taking physical action in solidarity with the Palestinians. The Biden administration has gone to great pains to say the strikes against the Houthis have nothing to do with the Israel-Gaza war.

This episode: White House correspondent Asma Khalid, national security correspondent Greg Myre, and editor/correspondent Ron Elving.

Our producers are Casey Morell & Kelli Wessinger. Our editor is Erica Morrison. Our executive producer is Muthoni Muturi.

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