Skip to main content

The Latest

  • Behind the veil
    Rebels claim former Yemeni President escaped dressed as woman
    The Iran-linked Houthi rebels who seized control of the Yemen's capital city in January said the former president escaped from house arrest on Saturday by dressing as a woman, wearing a garment traditionally worn by Muslim women that covers...
  • WFP provides food aid in Yemen
    Yemen unrest will lead to more hunger
    As rival factions battle in Yemen, the impoverished nation could spiral deeper into hunger. The UN World Food Programme (WFP) today said it's determined to continue relief operations despite unrest.WFP hopes to feed six million Yemenis this...
  • Barack Obama, Yemen and embassy security
    Barack Obama, Yemen and embassy security
    When Megyn Kelly interviewed State Department Spokesperson Jen Psaki, Psaki was caught telling some whoppers. This transcript provides us with the things Psaki said that should make truth-loving people cringe. Here's one cringe-worthy exchange...
  •  Houthi rebels take U.S. embassy in Yemen vehicles and weapons
    Houthi rebels take U.S. embassy in Yemen vehicles and weapons
    The Iran-linked Houthi rebels in Yemen have seized the U.S. vehicles and weapons of American personnel before being forced to evacuate from the U.S. Embassy in Yemen on Wednesday. U.S. officials said the embassy's closure would not affect...
  • Yemen controlled by Houthis
    Shias now in charge in Yemen: US and allies pull out
    The Houthis Shia group has overthrown the Saudi-based government in Yemen. The Houthis are backed by Iran, so this is part of the Shia vs. Sunni Muslim war. This event must be worrisome the Saudis as it adds to the instability ledger against them...
  • Homeland Security Logo
    The crisis in Yemen, what does it mean for America?
    The future of the Yemeni government remains unclear after the president, prime minister, and the entire staff walked off the job on Thursday. The decision thrust Yemen into a new phase of instability. The power grab by Houthi Shiite militants this...
  • Barack Obama on Youtube, Yemen and Benjamin Netanyahu
    Barack Obama on Youtube, Yemen and Benjamin Netanyahu
    If President Obama thought his last couple years in office was going to be all galas and golf outings, this week had to come as quite a buzz kill. Between the State of the Union speech and sitting down with YouTube "celebrities", the...
  • Saudi Royal Family
    Need for a transformational king: King Salman bin Abdulaziz al-Saud of Saudi Ara
    To be honest, King Salman is too old to serve as the transformational king. In fact, so is his successor, Prince Muqrin at 79 and 69 respectively. The Saudi Kingdom is in big trouble because its primary asset, oil, is running on empty as the world...
  •  Abdrabuh Mansur Hadi, President of the Republic of Yemen
    Yemen's government collapses amid pressure from rebels
    The Yemeni government collapsed on Thursday after rebel militants known as Houthis took control of much of the capital, Sanaa, and surrounded the president's residence earlier this week.Yemen's President Hadi resigned less than thirty...
  • Protesters agains violence
    Sunni and Shia Muslims at war in Yemen
    The Yemen situation today is helping make clear the complexity of Middle East policy and the necessity for a comprehensive strategy and change in foreign policy by the U.S. government. Here are some necessary changes with implications, followed by...
  • aqap
    Obama's 'success story' has just fallen to Islamic Jihadists
    Buried deep in Barack Obama's 2015 State of the Union Address was almost a dismissive reference to global terrorism, according to key Congressional Republicans as reported by Fox News on Jan. 20, 2015. Possibly compounding the Commander-in...
  • Al Qaeda in Yemen
    U.S. raises terror alert level for Yemen
    United States officials raised theterror threat alert level on Monday for Yemen after U.S.-backed troops clashed with Shiite rebel fighters, threatening to undermine the efforts of the U.S. and its allies to battle al-Qaeda in the Arabian...
  • Yemen
    Did Obama's inaction in Yemen lead to Paris?
    A story in Politico by Michael Crowley implies that the terrorist strike in Paris is linked to Obama’s failed policy in Yemen. His story implies that Obama shifted emphasis from Yemen to fighting ISIL in Syria and Iraq. That shift resulted...
  • Worldwide search for former Guantanamo jihadist terrorist
    Worldwide search for former Guantanamo jihadist terrorist
    There is a strong argument for Guantanamo to remain open and it was produced on Monday. The United States is now offering a $5 million bounty for the recapture of an Islamic terrorist it freed six years ago. He has returned to the jihad campaign...
  • For for Education in Yemen
    Food for education is freedom for children
    The UN World Food Programme (WFP) made a special announcement today. A donation from Germany of US $ 30 million will provide food for millions of hungry Yemenis.Part of the donation is supporting take-home food for Yemeni school girls. It's a...