Media and Political Hysteria Over Yemen Hides a Deeper Strategic Matrix of Long-Term ImportanceQuicklink submitted by OilGuy Permalink
|US and Western European political leaders have begun to focus on Yemen as a source of projected instability and as a haven for jihadist terrorism against the West. This simplistic and overly narrow view has largely been a reaction to media reporting of the links of alleged (and unsuccessful) Nigerian-born terrorist bomber, Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab, to a radical Yemeni group, and to intense ongoing fighting between insurgent|
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