Gulf intervention in Yemen and the concept of deterrence

The painful loss of 45 Emirati, 10 Saudi and five Bahraini soldiers in Yemen last week confirmed the seriousness of the commitment to jointly confront the region’s dangerous circumstances, which are becoming more difficult for everyone. The importance of Gulf political and military cooperation is not only in winning wars, but more so to solidify the concept of deterrence. The cost is very high for the other party against a joint force.