Regions / Yemen
A post-Paris “Clash of Civilizations”? It’s the Islamic State’s Dream, and Marco Rubio agrees.
As leaked documents obtained by the Intercept reveal, the drone war is likely creating more terrorists than it's killing.
America’s leading Sunni ally is proving how easily hubris, delusion, and old-fashioned ineptitude can trump even bottomless wealth.
Thousands of Eritreans are marooned in this desolate corner of the Horn of Africa.
As with Saudi Arabia, the U.S. has long kept bad company: the Shah of Iran, Pinochet, the Greek Colonels, the contras.
As Yemen rapidly disintegrates, the U.S. is turning a blind eye to atrocities committed by its Saudi allies — even as Washington enables them.
The dangers of life as a Muslim leader in the United States weren’t all that drove Anwar al-Awlaki the flee the country.
The Saudis are wreaking wholesale destruction in Yemen.
Supporting Saudi attacks on Yemen is a way for the U.S. to show the Saudis that Iran is still a mutual adversary.
To hear Saudi leaders tell it, the kingdom is under constant threat from Iran. But graver threats of their own making lurk at home.