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The Catastrophic Strategic Consequences of the Fall of Yemen

Wed, 01/28/2015 - 14:46

Iranian control of Yemen gives the Mullahs the option of cutting off the sea lanes connecting the Mediterranean to the Indian Ocean.

Pentagon confirms U.S. talks with Yemeni Shiite rebels

Wed, 01/28/2015 - 14:29

U.S. officials are holding discussions with representatives of the Shiite militia in Yemen who have forced the resignation of the country's president, a Pentagon spokesman said Tuesday.

US new cooperation with Shiite rebels to fight al-Qaeda will lead to sectarian war in Yemen’ analyst

Wed, 01/28/2015 - 00:23

The Yemeni political analyst Jamal Al-Awadhi said to YOL that the new US strategy of anti-terrorism in Yemen will lead to sectarian war between Shiites and Sunnis.

Houthi Leader Blames Separatists in South Yemen for Political Stalemate

Tue, 01/27/2015 - 22:33

SANA, Yemen — The Houthi rebel group that has seized control of

White House: ‘We cannot be an occupying force in a place like Yemen’

Tue, 01/27/2015 - 22:23

White House chief of staff Denis McDonough on Sunday sought to shore up the Obama administration’s message on recent events in the Middle East, stressing that the collapse of Yemen’s central govern

Yemen’s widening sectarian conflict

Mon, 01/26/2015 - 22:35

The political chaos in Yemen should focus the world’s attention on the perils of counterterrorism-lite as is being practised by the US in many countries, says the international media.

Is the White House prepared for the collapse of Yemen?

Mon, 01/26/2015 - 22:22

White House Chief of Staff Denis McDonough said U.S.

First strike since Yemen leader resigned: US drone kills 3

Mon, 01/26/2015 - 15:15

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Tribal leaders and security officials in Yemen say the U.S. has carried out its first drone strike in the country since its president resigned.

Who's in charge in Yemen?

Sat, 01/24/2015 - 22:53

After days of turmoil, Yemen's President, Prime Minister and Cabinet have stood down, leaving the troubled Middle Eastern nation without clear leadership and potentially on the brink of armed confl

Why the crisis in Yemen matters to Americans

Sat, 01/24/2015 - 19:55

WASHINGTON — Yemen’s U.S.-backed president stepped down this week after Houthi rebels seized the capit


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