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General James Mattis on ISIS Iran

US Must Solidify its ISIS and Iran Strategies

By John Ubaldi
Contributor, In Homeland Security

Chaos has gripped the Middle East with both ISIS & Iran expanding their arc of influence throughout the region. The United States has pursued a conflicting and often unfocused strategy on how it plans on confronting both ISIS and Iran.

Last month President Barack Obama gave a nationally televised address to the nation where he is seeking military authorization to defeat and destroy ISIS.

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US Embassy evacuated in Yemen

In Yemen, Iran Inherits Another Sinking Ship

By Brett Daniel Shehadey
Special Contributor for In Homeland Security

Yesterday, Iranian-linked rebels were reported as enforcing violent control of the capital of Yemen, attacking protestors to their rule. The violence triggered Washington to abandon its embassy in Sanaa. Britain and France followed suit, exiting the country of a diplomatic presence.

In 2013, the embassy had already been reduced to essential staff only prior to abandoning it yesterday, but, in theory, no U.S.

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