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3 Factors for the U.S. to Consider in Assessing Iran’s Role in Yemen Attacks
Publicly blaming Tehran for the recent missile strikes would be a serious matter, so U.S. officials need to go through several preparatory steps before deciding whether that is the best course of action.
After missiles fired from the coast of Yemen (unsuccessfully) targeted a U.S. Navy destroyer in the Red Sea on Oct. 9 and Oct. 12, U.S. officials unequivocally blamed the Shiite Houthi rebels that control Yemen’s capital.
U.S. forces responded to the…