Anwar al-Awlaki’s Life After Death

The persistent popularity of the American imam killed by a CIA drone strike in Yemen is a lesson in the difficulty of stamping out radicalism.

The Cable

SitRep: Saudi Blocks U.N. on Yemen; Pentagon to Tip Moscow on U.S. Commandos in Syria

Pentagon to tell Moscow where its commandos in Syria are; Japan intercepts record number of Chinese planes; North Korea readies another missile; and lots more


Inside Saudi Arabia’s Push to Silence Criticism of Its Brutal War in Yemen

Behind the scenes at the U.N., Riyadh and its friends are blocking resolutions and killing human rights investigations.


Obama’s Most Dangerous Drone Tactic Is Here to Stay

From Yemen to Somalia, the White House has gone back to bombing men it can’t confirm are militants — potentially leaving innocents trapped in the crossfire.


This Is What Yemen Looks Like After a Year of Airstrikes

After a year of airstrikes, much of Yemen has been decimated to rubble and dust.


Israel Just Evacuated 19 Jews From Yemen. It’s Not the First Time.

Israel has rescued tens of thousands of Jews from conflicts around the world.


Was a Fake War in the Saudi Desert a Dress Rehearsal for a Syrian Invasion?

Vladimir Putin’s abrupt Russian departure could open a door for Arab intervention against the Islamic State and Bashar al-Assad.

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