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Psaki on Yemeni Gov’t Collapse: “We Are Seeking a Peaceful Transition.”
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On September 10, 2014, in a nationally televised address by President Obama on ISIS/ISIL (the one in which he said ISIL isn’t Islamic), he stated:

This strategy of taking out terrorists who threaten us, while supporting partners on the front lines, is one that we have successfully pursued in Yemen and Somalia for years.

Scarcely 100 days have passed and now Yemen’s government has fallen with the president and cabinet resigning.

So much for President Obama’s counterterrorism strategy.

State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki said, “We are seeking a peaceful transition.”

A peaceful transition to what?

On one side, there are the Iranian backed Shi’ite rebel Houthis and on the other you have al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP). Pick your poison.

Given the Obama Administration’s determination to reach a nuclear agreement with Iran one has to think it will back the Houthis in this matter.

I have a bad feeling that Yemen could turn into another Syria. And if it does, the Obama Administration will be angrier at John Boehner for inviting Benjamin Netanyahu to speak before Congress than it will be about dead Yemeni civilians.

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