Huffington Post quotes Brent Scowcroft Center Associate Director Alex Ward on United States troops and military action in Yemen:

“US aims in Yemen are to ensure that [Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula] does not become like Al Qaeda in 1990s Afghanistan,” Alex Ward of the Atlantic Council told HuffPost in an email, referencing the haven that terrorists found in a Taliban-run nation and used to plan Sept. 11.

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