The escalation is background music intended to produce the right mood of American trepidation.
The U.S. armed drone program often relies on imprecise intelligence to take strikes far from traditional battlefields.
Along with China and Russia, Saudi Arabia has an appalling human rights record and to deny this does Paul Casey no credit.
Drones in the hands of terror groups like Hezbollah or Hamas, or other Iranian-backed groups like the Houthis, can spread havoc.
For the first time since beginning the project in late 2017, the International Crisis Group has listed "Critical" flashpoints in two separate Middle Eastern countries.
Despite reports that the Saudi-led coalition had seized a crucial port city, a top Iranian official said the Houthis were "witnessing their advances every day."
"The U.S. must stop backing this war and support the UN's effort to get a cease-fire."
A New York Times report claims U.S. Green Berets are covertly destroying Houthi rebel missile sites in Yemen on behalf of Saudi Arabia.
A Saudi royal decree has forced the kingdom's chief of the joint staff and air force commander out of their positions.
At least 10,000 civilians have been killed in the Yemen conflict.
Revolutionary Committee head Mohammad Ali al-Houthi welcomed Saudi princes and "any employee or person who feels targeted by the regime."
Fearless ISIS recruits in Yemen may have completed jihadi training, but not before being subject to an excruciating hazing routine.
Despite an aerial bombing campaign by Saudi Arabia, Shiite Muslim Houthi rebels have kept control of Sanaa and other parts of Yemen.
The International Committee of the Red Cross says the world has three to four months left to save millions of people in Yemen from starvation.
William Owens was killed in a ground attack on an al-Qaeda base in Yemen.
The rebels blamed the Saudi-led coalition for the airstrikes.
An estimated 63,000 children died last year of preventable causes often linked to malnutrition.
Previous ceasefires significantly slowed fighting, though have not yet ended the conflict.
Nineteen people were killed when a Saudi-led coalition airstrike hit an MSF facility in northern Yemen.