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U.S. Warship Heading To Yemeni Waters To Intercept Iranian Weapons Shipments, Navy Officials Say

AP | Posted 06.20.2015 | World

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a stepped-up response to Iranian backing of Shiite rebels in Yemen, the Navy aircraft carrier, USS Theodore Roosevelt, is steam...

You Can't Understand What's Really Going on in Yemen Without Busting These Myths

Graham E. Fuller | Posted 05.30.2015 | World
Graham E. Fuller

The threats emanating from Yemen are distorted and exaggerated, the stakes are actually relatively low (except for Yemenis), any imposed settlement is highly elusive and the costs to those engaged may be high. For the U.S., it can be once again something of a lose-lose situation where the enemy of my enemy is often also my enemy.

Ali Watkins

Chaos In Yemen Gives New Fuel To Critics Of Obama's Foreign Policy | Ali Watkins | Posted 03.26.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Conflicts in the Middle East have long served as fodder for Republicans who argue that the Obama administration is clumsily stumbling th...

Four Ways America Can De-escalate the Crisis in Yemen

Nabeel A. Khoury | Posted 04.19.2015 | World
Nabeel A. Khoury

U.S. national interest is definitely at stake in the direction events in Yemen take over the next few months.

U.S. Suspends Some Counterterrorism Efforts Against Al Qaeda In Yemen

Reuters | Mark Hosenball and Phil Stewart | Posted 01.24.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON, Jan 23 (Reuters) - The United States has halted some counter-terrorism operations against al Qaeda militants in Yemen following a takeover...

Another Day, Another Drone Strike In Yemen

AP | AHMED EL-HAJ | Posted 10.10.2013 | World

SANAA, Yemen — A suspected U.S. drone strike killed two alleged al-Qaida militants in southern Yemen on Saturday, military officials said, makin...

Yemen Launches Assault Against Al Qaeda Fighters

AP | AHMED AL-HAJ | Posted 07.16.2012 | World

SANAA, Yemen — Government troops and warplanes pounded al-Qaida positions in southern Yemen on Wednesday, killing at least 29 militants as part ...

Clinton On Yemen: 'Agreements Have Not Been Fulfilled'

AP | By AHMED Al-HAJ and BRADLEY KLAPPER | Posted 03.18.2012 | World

SANAA, Yemen -- Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton said Tuesday that the U.S. regrets that Yemen's president has not complied with agreements t...

U.S. Preparing To Expand Yemen Operation, Open Long-Term Bases

Wall Street Journal | ADAM ENTOUS and JULIAN E. BARNES in Washington and MARGARET COKER in Abu Dhabi | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The U.S. is preparing for an expanded campaign against al Qaeda in Yemen, mobilizing military and intelligence resources to enable Yemeni and American...

Police: Yemen Bomb Could Have Exploded Over US

AP | SYLVIA HUI | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

LONDON — British police released new details Wednesday about their discovery of a mail bomb bound from Yemen for the United States, suggesting t...

Yemen Attacks Involve U.S. Military

Washington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

U.S. military teams and intelligence agencies are deeply involved in secret joint operations with Yemeni troops who in the past six weeks have killed ...