The odds are in their favor as they have air and naval superiority, superior material, training as well as numbers on the ground. Surprisingly, their operation in Yemen with the United Arab Emirates is a total failure. They can’t seem to banish Houthi tribesmen from Sana’a and reestablish the Sunni rulers.
If the US ever leaves Afghanistan, its armed forces will most likely collapse despite decades of training from ISAF advisors. Speaking to al-Jazeera, one advisor revealed: “In fact, talk to any coalition troops on the ground and they will tell you the Afghans can fight, but only after they have been fed, clothed, armed and delivered to the battlefield by NATO.”