Regions / Yemen
Washington's support for Yemen's former dictatorship — and of Saudi efforts to sideline the country's nonviolent pro-democracy movement — helped create the current crisis.
Reading the tea leaves to determine whether Al Qaeda or the Islamic State will lead the Islamist extremist world.
Unification of the Middle East, though not a caliphate, would be ideal, but unity would be a step in the right direction.
The Saudi-led coalition intervening in Yemen has more in common with 19th-century Europe than the 21st-century Middle East.
The Yemen war is a variation on an old theme, where despotic regimes in the Middle East call on the United States to do their dirty work.
The Saudi intervention in Yemen perpetuates the lawlessness of the so-called "War on Terror."
The member-states of the Gulf Cooperation Council have realized that the United States, thus far their biggest ally, is really just a fair-weather friend.
As the U.S. drone war flares up again in Yemen, a distressingly familiar pattern is playing out.
A few Americans are held hostage by al-Qaeda. The rest of us are held hostage by the U.S. overreliance on military force.
TV pundits and analysts could use a reality check when it comes to Obama's use of military force.