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“Success story” update! Cut-and-run Obama shuts down Yemen embassy

By Michelle Malkin  •  February 10, 2015 09:43 AM

Just in from the Associated Press: “BREAKING: US officials: US Embassy in Yemen to suspend operations amid security concerns.” And Reuters: “U.S. official in Washington confirms American embassy in Yemen is closing.” As I said in my column two weeks ago reviewing President Obama’s bloody Yemen disaster: When President Obama declares something a “success story,” […]

Obama’s bloody Yemen disaster

By Michelle Malkin  •  January 23, 2015 02:50 AM

Obama’s bloody Yemen disaster by Michelle Malkin Creators Syndicate Copyright 2015 When President 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. A “light footprint” approach to counterterrorism […]

On eve of USS Cole bombing anniversary, US embassy guard in Yemen assassinated

By Michelle Malkin  •  October 11, 2012 08:01 AM

Multiple masked gunmen opened fire and murdered a 20-year U.S. embassy employee in Sanaa, Yemen early this morning. Breaking developments at Twitchy. Can’t wait for lying liar Susan Rice to tell us this had nooooooothing to do with jihad, either. In case you needed reminding, tomorrow is the 12th anniversary of the jihadi bombing of […]

Yemen to America: Just give us the money and go away

By Michelle Malkin  •  January 6, 2010 12:09 PM

American taxpayers forked over nearly $70 million to Yemen in security aid last year. The Yemeni government is demanding more now in the wake of the Crotch Bomber attack. What they don’t want: U.S. troops to help them fight jihad effectively: Yemen’s foreign minister said Wednesday that his country opposes any direct intervention by U.S. […]

Gibbs: “[A]ny additional transfers to Yemen is not a good idea;” Obama: “Let me be clear…”

By Michelle Malkin  •  January 5, 2010 03:23 PM

Scroll for updates… All weekend long, Team Obama’s intel folks refused to say that the White House would stop Gitmo transfers to Yemen. Looks like someone woke up and decided to stick a foot in the jihadi revolving door. For the moment, anyway: U.S. suspends Guantanamo prisoner transfer to Yemen… “While we remain committed to […]

Yemen, Gitmo, and jihadi revolving doors

By Michelle Malkin  •  December 30, 2009 03:15 AM

My column today spotlights Yemen’s dangerous catch-and-release program for terrorists — and ours. But before you read it, please inform yourselves of this sad passing: American sailor/U.S.S. Cole bombing survivor Johan Gokool died in Florida yesterday. He lost a leg in the attack and suffered severe PTSD. Gokool was 31. R.I.P. and never forget. In […]

Report: Fort Hood jihadist spiritual advisor allegedly killed in Yemen raid

By Michelle Malkin  •  December 24, 2009 04:11 AM

Yesterday, ABC News reported that al Qaeda recruiter and Fort Hood jihadist spiritual advisor Anwar al Awlaki was asked by Nidal Hasan if it was okay to kill American soldiers. After mocking U.S. intelligence in an interview with al Jazeera, Reuters is reporting early this morning that Awlaki has been killed in a military strike […]

No more O-Kumbaya: Gunmen attack US embassy in Yemen

By Michelle Malkin  •  January 26, 2009 03:49 PM

The US embassy in Yemen received a warning about this pending attack hours before gunmen drove by and fired shots: Unknown gunmen opened fire at a checkpoint outside the U.S. embassy in Yemen on Monday, hours after the mission said it received a threat, but a Yemeni official said no one was hurt. “Police are […]

Explosion at US embassy in Yemen

By Michelle Malkin  •  September 17, 2008 06:01 AM

A car bomb exploded at the US embassy in Yemen this morning. AP reports: A car bomb targeting the U.S. Embassy hit the front gate of the compound in Yemen’s capital on Wednesday, causing unspecified casualties, a U.S. spokesman said. Ryan Gliha, the embassy spokesman, told The Associated Press by telephone that there was a […]

Yemeni journalist gets six years hard labor for telling the truth about the regime

By See-Dubya  •  June 9, 2008 02:25 PM

But for Jane Novak’s blogging, it might have been worse: they wanted to kill him.