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To: doug from upland; usmcobra; Cindy; G8 Diplomat; AdmSmith; Dog; nuconvert; Straight Vermonter; ...
Yemen is arguably next in importance to Pakistan as an existential threat to America and the West as it is the homeland of the most powerful factions of al Qaeda.

The situation is very unstable there and an unfriendly future government would be a significant problem and could allow al Qaeda a free hand.

2 posted on 05/25/2011 9:01:27 AM PDT by gandalftb (Fighting jihadists is like fighting an earthquake, harden yourselves.)
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To: gandalftb

In the mean time, if lots of bad guys kill each other, I’ll stand by and watch.

U.S. National Interests get involved when there’s only one guy left standing. Then we can send in Seal Team 6.

:-)


3 posted on 05/25/2011 9:21:33 AM PDT by Uncle Miltie (0bamanomics: Trickle Up Poverty.)
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To: gandalftb; SunkenCiv

Speaking about Pakistan:

Deepening Involvement by China in Pakistani Military Affairs

China Warns U.S.: ‘Any Attack On Pakistan Would Be Construed As An Attack On China’

http://www.memri.org/report/en/0/0/0/0/0/0/5312.htm


6 posted on 05/25/2011 11:01:26 AM PDT by AdmSmith (GCTGATATGTCTATGATTACTCAT)
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