Yemen’s Silver Lining

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Media Outlet: Politico Magazine

The uncertainty in Yemen should convince Washington to reevaluate its al-Qaeda strategy. But with the Huthis sure to spar with AQAP, America might want to catch its breath on the sidelines—as one local adversary fights a global one—before reentering the game.


Barak Barfi is a research fellow at New America, where he specializes in Arab and Islamic Affairs. Previously, Barak was a visiting fellow at the Brookings Institution.