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Houthi Rebels in Yemen Are Holding Multiple Americans Prisoner

posted on June 1, 2015

The Washington Post’s Greg Miller and Adam Goldman report, “The rebel group that has seized power in Yemen has taken at least four U.S. citizens prisoner, according to U.S. officials who said that efforts to secure the Americans’ release have faltered.” The authors continue, “The detention of the Americans has complicated U.S. efforts to navigate the chaotic aftermath of the Houthi takeover, which displaced a government that had cooperated extensively with the United States on drone strikes and other counterterrorism operations against a dangerous al-Qaeda affiliate in the country.”

Read at The Washington Post