Two weeks ago, Obama was citing Yemen as a success in the fight against terrorism:
Obama compares what he will do in Syria to what he did in Somalia, Yemen. That's reasonable. Problem is neither is much of a success.
— Nicholas Kristof (@NickKristof) September 11, 2014
Unclear in that speech, did Obama say Yemen & Somalia were USA success stories? Imagine if we get 1 of those out Iraq long term #TwoTrillion
— Luke Russert (@LukeRussert) September 11, 2014
You know the US is in trouble when Obama cites Yemen and Somalia as success stories of US anti-terrorism policy. Yikes.
— Jeffrey D. Sachs (@JeffDSachs) September 11, 2014
This week, our embassy in Yemen has been struck by a rocket attack amidst jihadist sectarian violence:
Actually, considering how badly Obama has failed in everything he’s touched so far, Yemen actually could be called a “success.”