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U.S. Strategy In Yemen Represents Standard Counterterrorism Plan Despite the current chaos in Yemen, the White House insists U.S. action in that country represents a model for its counterterrorism strategy. A look at what is behind that assertion.
NPR.org | Mar 27, 2015 8:37 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Yemen campaign key test for Saudi Arabia Why failure in Yemen is not an option for Saudi Arabia
BBC News | Mar 27, 2015 8:17 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
After A Tough Election, Israel's Netanyahu Looks To Ease Tensions The Israeli leader ruffled feathers during the bruising campaign. Since then, he has sought to make amends. In the latest move, Israel is handing over money it had withheld from the Palestinians.
NPR.org | Mar 27, 2015 7:42 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Israeli Center-Left Leader Seeks Path Forward Isaac Herzog, who ran to unseat Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, does not see the campaign or its result in simple win-loss terms.
New York Times | Mar 27, 2015 6:49 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
France Seeks U.N. Security Council Resolution on Mideast Talks Laurent Fabius, the French foreign minister, said France would consult with other Council members soon over a framework for negotiations.
New York Times | Mar 27, 2015 5:36 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
VIDEO: Yemen: Houthi heartlands targeted A Saudi-led coalition has carried out further bombing raids against Shia Houthi rebels in Yemen, hitting their northern heartland.
BBC News | Mar 27, 2015 5:05 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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For G.O.P., Support for Israel Becomes New Litmus Test Party members like James A. Baker III have learned that anything but unquestioning support for the Jewish state can mean trouble.
New York Times | Mar 27, 2015 4:26 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Saudi Arabia Pounds Rebel Targets In Yemen On 2nd Day Of Air Campaign Airstrikes and anti-aircraft fire rocked the capital, Sanaa, while Houthi rebels continued their push into southern Yemen. Meanwhile, Arab foreign ministers gathered in Egypt.
NPR.org | Mar 27, 2015 3:59 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Video: The Iran Nuclear Talks, and a Matter of Trust A Yale students project tries to build relations with Iranians as negotiations over that countrys nuclear program reach a critical point.
New York Times | Mar 27, 2015 3:01 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Fallout from Syria war exacerbates tensions over Yemen Fallout from Syria superheats regional tensions over Yemen
BBC News | Mar 27, 2015 12:38 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend