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What's Really at Stake for America in Yemen's Conflict by Andrew Exum

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'What the hell is going on in Yemen? That’s a question a lot of people have been asking themselves ever since a Navy SEAL was lost in a raid on al-Qaeda in Yemen and the Trump administration authorized a furious barrage of strikes against targets there. Now, The Washington Post reports, the Trump administration is considering further escalating U.S. involvement in the country even as the United States weighs whether additional intervention in Syria is warranted. As the Trump administration navigates the risks of escalation, there’s a real danger it will get the calculus wrong. Because there are actually three conflicts playing out in Yemen—all of which grew out of a civil war that began in 2015—it’s easy to get confused by what the administration may be doing.'

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