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Lincoln Bloomfield in Washington Times on US Embassy in Yemen

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The United States is shuttering the doors to the U.S. Embassy in Yemen and evacuating its diplomats following a violent uprising of Shia Houthi rebels that led to the resignation of the nation’s president.

 

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Had those al Qaeda attackers been able to penetrate the embassy wall, they would have been entered the compound “and probably killed everyone,” said Lincoln Bloomfield, former assistant secretary of state and the chairman of Washington-based think tank The Stimson Center.

 

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