The implosion of the country President Obama cited last year as a model for counterterrorism success continues:
BREAKING: Officials: Al-Qaida captures major airport in southern Yemen.
— The Associated Press (@AP) April 16, 2015
That can’t be, because Al Qaeda is “on the run,” right?
@AP Al-Qaida is on the run? or ready to over-run?
— Stephen P. Brennan (@StephenPBrenna1) April 16, 2015
— Jeryl Bier (@JerylBier) April 16, 2015
— TehHammer (@SteelSmack) April 16, 2015
How Do You Solve A Success Like Yemen?https://t.co/FG4otb14KR
— Pradheep J. Shanker (@Neoavatara) April 16, 2015
Another “success story” example:
#BREAKING Yemen tribesmen seize oil terminal: military source
— AFP news agency (@AFP) April 16, 2015
— Saeed Al-Batati (@saeedalBatati) April 16, 2015
A “strongly worded letter” is possibly being drafted at the State Department as we speak.