Security Threat in Yemen

US closes embassy in Yemen, Obama counterterrorism 'model' in tatters

Dan Murphy, Christian Science Monitor

The US has shuttered its embassy in Yemen, a country that President Barack Obama hailed as a "model" last year for US counterterrorism efforts in the Middle East.

Obama's Guantanamo-Yemen Problem

Jennifer Griffin, Fox News

In spite of the ongoing terror threat from Yemen, Obama says he doesn't plan to rethink his decision last May to lift a moratorium on releasing Guantanamo Bay prisoners back to that country.