Attack in Yemen

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"Attack in Yemen"

Pretty daring attack on the US Embassy in Yemen today involving not only a car bombing but also followup gunfire. I guess I don’t have a grand point to make about this, but it’s a reminder that if you want to curb radicalism it makes more sense to focus on ways to reduce its appeal in the places where radical movements are already strong (Afghanistan, Pakistan, Yemen, etc.) rather than, say, by invading Iraq.

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