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Michelle Malkin: Obama Omits Mention of His Bloody Yemen Disaster

Noozhawk: When President Barack Obama declares something a “success story,” you know it has “TOTAL FAILURE” embedded in its DNA.

Four months ago, America’s King Midas in Reverse crowed about the fruits of his triumphant foreign policy in jihad-infested Yemen. 83 more words

Politics

Iranian official, Ali Shirazi - "Houthi group is a similar copy to Lebanon’s Hezbollah... Islamic republic directly supports the Houthis"

Al Arabiya: The Shiite Houthi group, currently dominating Yemen, is “similar” to the Shiite movement in Lebanon, Hezbollah, a representative of Iran’s Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei in the Qods Force of the Revolutionary Guards has said. 52 more words

War

Houthi Rebels Storm Yemen: a Possible Blessing for the USA?

The USA is getting overstretched again; the Islamic State (IS) is proving extremely difficult to degrade and destroy, Russia continues its proxy war against Ukraine, Boko Haram is on the rampage in Nigeria, the… 479 more words

Middle East

King Salman’s War (Politico)

This article contends that King Salman will continue King Abdullah’s policy of a cold-war mentality against Iran for the regional geopolitics of the Middle East. 23 more words

CT

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Politics

Yemen: Chaos and power vacuum continues -- Parliament postpones meeting -- "Total deadlock"

A Shiite Huthi militiaman threatens Yemeni protesters during a rally against the control of the capital by Huthi militia on January 24, 2015 in the capital Sanaa. 350 more words

It's All Just Too Much These Days.....

….for me to write a coherent post worth reading.   But I’ll try….  On the home front in Washington everything, or most everything is political theater aimed at the 2016 presidential election, and I feel no rush to dwell on that, unlike the cable channels which feast upon it. 387 more words

Truth/Trust/Spin