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International Task Force Formed by US to Safeguard Red Sea Ships from Houthi Threats

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The Pentagon’s “Operation Prosperity Guardian” multinational naval task force protects commercial ships from Houthi missile and drone assaults in the Red Sea and Gulf of Aden.

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International Response to Escalating Maritime Threats

Violence increased after the Israel-Hamas war. Based on Task Force 153, the U.S., U.K., Bahrain, Canada, France, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Seychelles, and Spain provide ships and resources. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin stressed joint action to combat the Houthi attacks and their international impact. Recent Houthi attacks on commercial vessels, linked to the Israel-Hamas conflict, heightened concerns about Middle East conflict and maritime lines.

In response to Israel’s military activity against Hamas, Yemeni Houthi militants have allegedly attacked 12 commercial ships in recent weeks. Houthi-claimed Israeli firms were attacked. The incident raised regional conflict concerns.

The Houthis threaten vital shipping lines, which worries the U.S. Some foreign shipping corporations have forbidden their ships from entering the Bab al-Mandeb Strait, separating the Red Sea and the Gulf of Aden, for safety. Operation Prosperity Guardian addresses these issues collectively.

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U.S. Strengthens Efforts Against Houthi Threats in the Red Sea

After the Houthi strikes, the U.S. placed further restrictions on Houthi financiers, blaming Iran for supplying vital weapons. Defense Secretary Austin stressed the necessity for an international coalition to oppose the reckless and dangerous Houthi acts breaking international law during a visit to Israel. He called the attacks an international issue demanding cooperation. The task force emphasizes freedom of navigation. Austin’s remark followed senior U.S. officials’ call to counter an increase in Houthi attacks on Red Sea commercial ships.

Operation Prosperity Guardian protects commercial channels and responds to Houthi threats, promoting international cooperation to counter the group’s growing maritime threats.

READ ALSO: US announces international task force to protect ships in Red Sea from Houthi strikes

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