U.S. Lost $500M in Weapons in Yemen



The Pentagon cannot account for more than $500 million in military aid given to Yemen, The Washington Post reports. Members of Congress have been pressing Defense Department officials about the fate of the untracked supplies in a country that has been in a state of chaos since Shiite Houthi rebels overthrew the government in January.

The U.S. closed its embassy in Sanaa last month.

There are fears that everything from M-16s to Humvees may have fallen into the hands of al Qaeda- or Iranian-backed rebels. “We have to assume it’s completely compromised and gone,” a Capitol Hill aide said. Read more at The Washington Post.

{Andy Heller-Matzav.com Newscenter}


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