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Like other Americans stuck in Yemen, I’ve been trying to leave since the Saudi-led air campaign started last month. The U.S. government has done little to help.
Just weeks after a coup that ousted Yemen’s Western-backed government, the capital of Yemen is a city painted in green, mostly with spray paint.
Yemen’s president, his prime minister and entire cabinet resigned, giving unprecedented power to the Houthis, a Shiite minority from the country’s northern highlands.
AQAP never killed any of its foreign captives. At least until a Dec. 6 twilight raid by U.S. commandos.