U.S. Closes Embassy In Yemen, Leaving Counterterrorism ‘Model’ In Tatters (+video)
http://www.csmonitor.com/ World/Security-Watch/ Backchannels/2015/0210/US- closes-embassy-in-Yemen- leaving-counterterrorism- model-in-tatters-video
The Houthis who took control of Yemen’s capital hinted they might be willing to work with the US. But there’s still the problem of their ‘death to America’ chants.
By Dan Murphy, Staff writer FEBRUARY 10, 2015
Yemeni Employees Say US Embassy Closing Down by Wednesday
Yemeni employees of the U.S. embassy in Sanaa said on Tuesday the ambassador had informed staff the mission is closing down, amid deepening turmoil since the resignation of President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi and his government last month.
The US has shuttered its embassy in Yemen, a country that President Barack Obama hailed as a “model” last year for US counterterrorism efforts in the Middle East.