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Biden administration shouldn’t stop with Yemen

The United States can also play a key role in diplomacy to end wars in Syria and Libya.
Saudi-backed government troops repel a Huthi rebel offensive on oil-rich Marib, some 120 kilometres (75 miles) east of Yemen's rebel-held capital Sanaa, on February 14, 2021. - The UNs humanitarian chief said he was "very alarmed" by a Huthi rebel assault on the Yemeni governments last northern stronghold of Marib, saying it could endanger millions of civilians. (Photo by - / AFP) (Photo by -/AFP via Getty Images)

The Biden administration is giving top priority to ending the brutal war in Yemen, appointing a special envoy, Timothy Lenderking, who is already in full diplomatic surge.

Yemen has been dubbed the worst humanitarian crisis in the world by the United Nations. US leadership may be what it takes to get some traction for a peace effort that badly needs a boost. The same could be said for the wars in Syria and Libya.

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