State Department Says To Beat Feet in Yemen
The Department of State warns U.S. citizens of the high security threat level in Yemen due to terrorist activities and civil unrest. The Department urges U.S. citizens not to travel to Yemen.
No wonder Expedia was offering such a good deal.
U.S. citizens currently in Yemen should depart.
Presumably including our oilfield workers. One more vote cast for fracking in the US.
As staff levels at the embassy are restricted, our ability to assist U.S. citizens in an emergency remains limited and may be further constrained by the fluid security situation.
Translation: You saw what happened in Benghazi. If Champ ain't gonna back us up, we're sure as hell not coming for your sorry ass.
The security threat level in Yemen is extremely high. In September 2012, a mob attacked the U.S. Embassy compound.
It's that damn video again.
Demonstrations continue to take place in various parts of the country and may quickly escalate and turn violent. U.S. citizens are urged to avoid areas of demonstrations if possible, and to exercise caution if within the vicinity of a demonstration.
"It's all good, guys. I voted for Obama twice."
Terrorist organizations, including al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP), continue to be active in Yemen. In addition, piracy
or, as we call it stateside, "income redistribution"
in the Red Sea, Gulf of Aden, and Indian Ocean is a security threat to maritime activities in the region.
On the other hand, rest assured that the US Navy has made great strides toward its primary mission of achieving gender and ethnic equality.
Posted by: Matt