Skip to comments.Al-Qaeda Quickly Fills Void as Obama Administration Pushes Yemeni President From Power
Posted on 04/05/2011 10:35:28 AM PDT by La Lydia
....As Yemeni President and American ally Ali Abdullah Saleh fights for his political life, Al Qaeda operatives are taking advantage of the void and have already stepped in to fill the power vacuum...Al Qaeda leaders like top propagandist and spiritual leader Anwar Al-Awlaki are ecstaticabout the recent developments in Yemen and across the Middle East.
The New York Times reported: "Counterterrorism operations in Yemen have ground to a halt, allowing Al Qaedas deadliest branch outside of Pakistan to operate more freely inside the country and to increase plotting for possible attacks against Europe and the United States, American diplomats, intelligence analysts and counterterrorism officials say.
"In the political tumult surrounding Yemens embattled president, Ali Abdullah Saleh, many Yemeni troops have abandoned their posts or have been summoned to the capital, Sana, to help support the tottering government, the officials said. Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula, the groups affiliate, has stepped in to fill this power vacuum, and Yemeni security forces have come under increased attacks in recent weeks.
"A small but steadily growing stream of Qaeda fighters and lower-level commanders from other parts of the world, including Pakistan, are making their way to Yemen to join the fight there..."
Obama Administration officials are doing their best to ensure Al-Qaedas success. KBOI reported:
"The Obama administration is helping to grease the skids for the impending departure of Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh. While he remains a strong U.S. ally in the war against al Qaeda and other Islamic extremists, Saleh has worn out his welcome with his own people...Yemeni officials say the U.S. is attempting to mediate a smooth exit for Saleh..."
Al Qaeda already declared South Yemen as an Islamic emirate last week.
Nobody would miss Yemen if it disappeared entirely. Nobody.
One of US history’s most lame ass, idiot-ridden administrations..... =.=
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So now, when an extremist in yemen mails a package to a synagog in Chicago, it’ll actually get there and explode. Nice job, 0bozo / sarc.
No /sarc necessary. It is another success for obama. He’s acheiving one goal after another is his effort to take down America.
Impending dollar/economic collapse, check.
Impending energy shortages, check.
Impending loss of superpower status, in progress.
Things are going swimmingly for obama and the worldwide communist movement.
Teddy Kennedy was right. (Osama Obama)
Indeed. The president Obama back-stabbed was at least nominally an ally.
nothing to worry about, ITs our pResident pushing democracy on his fellow countrymen, to the detriment of America.
Caliphate building isn’t easy.
Hope and change is spreading all over the world.
The Saudis now have AQ closer to Mecca than they are.
Maybe his highness The Muslum in Chief is a plant for Al Qaeda? After all wasn’t he “indocrinated” as a youth, like all the other radicalized Muslims?
Where is the media? Why is no one speaking up? CAN WE FREAKING SAY IMPEACHMENT HEARINGS?
Crossposting to TM, La Lydia.
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