Riyadh and Abu Dhabi procured Chinese CH-4 (pictured) and Wing Loong II drones, respectively, and used them against the Houthis. Photo: China Defense Forum
Riyadh and Abu Dhabi procured Chinese CH-4 (pictured) and Wing Loong II drones, respectively, and used them against the Houthis. Photo: China Defense Forum

Analysts ‘surprised’ by US diplomat’s claim of Chinese drones used in attacks on Gulf nations

  • Analysts say US diplomat Barbara Leaf’s claim is not backed by fresh data about flow of Chinese-made drones into the Middle East
  • Her allegation against China only makes sense if the nuances of the Middle East drone trade and US foreign policy in the region are taken into account, they observe

Riyadh and Abu Dhabi procured Chinese CH-4 (pictured) and Wing Loong II drones, respectively, and used them against the Houthis. Photo: China Defense Forum
Riyadh and Abu Dhabi procured Chinese CH-4 (pictured) and Wing Loong II drones, respectively, and used them against the Houthis. Photo: China Defense Forum
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