A rocket was fired at the U.S. embassy in Sanaa, Yemen earlier today, and thankfully, no U.S. personnel were injured:

Reuters is reporting the terrorist group Ansar al-Sharia, an affiliate of al Qaeda, is taking credit for the attack in retaliation for a recent drone strike in Yemen.

The U.S. embassy, however, tweeted out that there’s no indication that our facilities were the target:

And Yemen expert Jane Novak adds that claims from Ansar al-Sharia aren’t always credible:

Yes, it’s a mess:

End note: So much for those White House claims that Yemen is successful model in how we fight terrorism:


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