Clinton: Yemen War A Global Threat

hill2Secretary of State Hilary Clinton said the ongoing war in Yemen poses a grave threat to the entire world.  Clinton also mentioned that the various civil wars in Yemen “seem to get worse and worse with more players involved,” adding that it is now the time for the entire international community to lay out many “expectations” to the Yemeni government.

Yemen has recently been a been a much more scrutinized target since the Lap Bomber incident in Decemeber of 2009. Yemen insists that it can handle the threat imposed by Al Qaida, while at the same time is relying on the U.S government for major assistance on weaponry and training.

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