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The United States has had an erratic relationship with Yemen, at times being overly involved and at others not at all. The lens through which Washington has looked at Yemen has been...

Wednesday, 24 August 2011 12:04 GMT

19 June 2011

The United States has had an erratic relationship with Yemen, at times being overly involved and at others not at all.  The lens through which Washington has looked at Yemen has been distorted in various ways, whereas Yemen, under President Ali Abdullah Saleh, has been opportunistic in viewing the US as a cash cow that can be cajoled or blackmailed to provide material support and military hardware and training for his regime...

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