Yemen: New Puppet Needs Propping

Democracy?  Ha!

The Pentagon announced Tuesday it is sending U.S. troops back to Yemen to train Yemeni security forces in a final indication that Washington has been successful in maintaining the status quo, despite a still-active protest movement vying for reform.

“We have begun to reintroduce small numbers of trainers into Yemen,” a Pentagon spokesman, Navy Capt. John Kirby, told reporters. This follows the reintroduction of military aid the Obama administration secured back in March.

The political transition ushered in with the backing of the U.S. finally ousted long-time Yemeni dictator Ali Abdullah Saleh, replacing him with his deputy Abdrabuh Mansur Hadi, who has essentially been a substitute puppet dictator for American policies in Yemen…

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