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Yemen

islah

In 2011, Yemeni political opposition activist Tawakkol Karman won the Nobel Peace Prize. The Nobel committee made clear that they had ulterior motives bestowing such...
Trump

President Trump’s address to Congress on Tuesday night was undoubtedly the best speech he has ever given, even if it is unlikely to mark a...

On this week's final podcast, we (meaning Noah Rothman, Abe Greenwald, and I) discuss how the positive reception of the president's big speech was not...
yemen

The first military operation of the Trump presidency did not go as planned, but, in this case, no blame attaches to the president. It was...
Iran

On Sunday, the U.S. Marine Corps commemorated a melancholy milestone--the 33rd anniversary of the truck-bomb attack on the U.S. Marine Corps barracks in Beirut. The...
Yemen

Barack Obama entered office with a mandate to end America’s post-9/11 wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. He will leave office in three months having presided...
Iran

On Sunday, three cruise missiles were fired from the Houthi-controlled coast of Yemen at the USS Mason, an American destroyer in international waters in the...
Yemen

On Sunday night, as Americans were transfixed by the spectacle of the second presidential debate, events occurred off the coast of Yemen that remind us...
terrorists

Yemen doesn't get nearly as much attention as other battlefields in the war on terror, but there is an important struggle going on there with...
Iranian arms

Speaking at the end of a nuclear security summit on Friday, President Obama argued that while Iran was living up to the “letter” of the...
ISIS

This is a tale of two air strikes that went wrong. In one case, an air strike most probably by Saudi aircraft (although Riyadh isn't admitting...

When critics of President Barack Obama’s administration allege that his White House is directly responsible for the spiraling instability overtaking the Middle East, they do...