Déjà Vu and 1979

The Xiden Administration quietly dropped the Houthi jihadis in Yemen (backed by Iran) from the list of foreign terrorist organizations. Today, it was reported the Houthis stormed our embassy in Sana’a, seizing large quantities of equipment and materials. They also kidnapped several Yemenis employed at the embassy.

The State Department says that they’re working on the problem seeking a solution through diplomatic channels. That’s what they said about the problem in Tehran in 1979.

It really is looking as if Carter’s second term was grossly overly optimistic for the next few years. Even Buchanan’s second term may be better than we can expect.