Early this morning hundreds of protestors swarmed the U.S. Embassy in Yemen, burning an American flag and breaching some outer layers of security just two days after attacks to the embassy in Egypt and Libya, where four died. Some reports say the protests were in response to an anti-Islam amateur video made by American filmakers, others question if the attacks were coordinated by jihadists on the eleventh anniversary of the September 11 attacks.
If the attacks were coordinated by radical Islamist groups in Muslim nations--whose revolutions were supported by the U.S. during the Arab Spring-- how should our foreign policy adjust to remain diplomatic with emerging muslim governments while making sure they are not influenced by extremists? How has the president handled this situation and effectively identified and condemned our enemies?
DC Advisory CEO and former Deputy Assistant to the Vice President for National Security Affairs, Stephen J. Yates, joined "Real News From The Blaze" to discuss these issues and how we should apply what we have learned from the Arab Spring to foreign policy moving forward: