Regions / Yemen
Despite limited evidence, the United States painted Anwar al-Awlaki as a terrorist mastermind and executed him without the trial to which he was entitled as a U.S. native.
When accused of killing too many civilians during their airstrikes on Yemen, the Saudis asked for drones to improve accuracy.
A willingness to entertain the surgical implantation of explosives is a sign of either increased commitment or desperation on the part of jihadists.
Increasingly worried that Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) is taking advantage of the growing political chaos in Yemen, the administration of President Barack Obama has tasked the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) to use drone missiles to strike at suspected AQAP militants.
Preferring Occam's Hairball to Occam's Razor, conspiracy theorists draw strength from their deep-seated distrust of government and the mass media.
The United States must stop providing military support for the autocratic regime in Yemen.
Robert Kaplan thinks that Gaddafi, Gbagbo, and Saleh refuse to back down out of fealty to their tribes.
The WikiLeaks documents will not exactly do wonders for Yemen's regional relationships.
Obama's decision to continue to provide military assistance to Sudan, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Yemen, and Chad is a rejection of the progressive principles Obama stood for on the 2008 campaign trail.
Yemenis take their government's war on al Qaeda with a grain of salt.