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Yemen Won't Become Washington's Next Middle Eastern War

Oct 17, 2016 | 09:16 GMT
U.S. Strategy and Pitfalls in Yemen
Regardless of the Houthis' motive for attacking U.S. Navy vessels, Washington will do everything it can to limit its response.
(MOHAMMED HUWAIS/AFP/Getty Images)

The United States' restraint following attacks on its Navy shows a clear desire to defuse the situation. The U.S. government would have a difficult time convincing the American people of the need to become mired in another Middle Eastern conflict, especially against an opponent with which Washington has no qualms. ...

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