"With Yemen’s embattled government on the brink of collapse, Obama administration officials are concerned that a future government might not support American operations. By putting the operations under C.I.A. control, they could be carried out as a 'covert action,' which can be undertaken without the support of the host government."
- The New York Times, capturing the total breakdown of U.S. policy in a single paragraph. The White House and Pentagon are eager to ignore why Yemen's pro-democracy movement might not support America.