#Yemen president resigns under pressure from rebels

This is the latest in a long string of failed states that has occurred under Obama’s watch.

Yemen

Tunisia

Libya

Egypt  (in the south)

Syria

Iraq

Ukraine (in the east)

Afghanistan (soon)

Is Obama totally responsible?  No.

Could he have prevented it?  (Perhaps)

Could he have prevented Islamist control?  Absolutely.

Are we safer?  Are you kidding me?

George

By AHMED AL-HAJ
Associated Press

AP Photo/Hani Mohammed

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Yemeni officials say the president has resigned under pressure from Shiite rebels who seized the capital in September and have confined the embattled leader to his home for the past two days. Presidential officials said Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi resigned after being pressured to make concessions to the rebels, known as Houthis. He had earlier pledged political concessions in return for the rebels withdrawing from his house and the nearby presidential palace, but Houthi fighters remained deployed around both buildings throughout the day. Military officials close to the president, who like the other official

via News from The Associated Press.

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