Regions / Yemen
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.
When it comes to fighting terrorists, Yemen's president Saleh, in concert with U.S. Special Forces, casts a wide net.
Only with a more credible Yemeni government can the West effectively counter al-Qaeda on the Arabian Peninsula.
Much attention has recently been focused on the poverty-stricken country of Yemen.
The United States punished Yemen 20 years ago by cutting off aid. Today, the United States is punishing Yemen by sending aid.
The United States could be creating a failed state where there wasn't one before.