Yemen: A Failed State

Since 2011, when Yemeni youths took to the streets and sparked the eventual demise of former President Ali Abdullah Saleh’s regime, the country has fallen to pieces.

“The towers are gone now, reduced to bloody rubble, along with all hopes for peace in our time, in the United States or any other country. Make no mistake about it: we are at war now — with somebody — and we will stay at war with that mysterious enemy for the rest of our lives.”
Hunter S. Thompson (9/12/01) 
vanillacts:

Colin Kaepernick to Vernon Davis for 6

This is going to be a good season. vanillacts:

Colin Kaepernick to Vernon Davis for 6

This is going to be a good season.

vanillacts:

Colin Kaepernick to Vernon Davis for 6

This is going to be a good season.

mattthepoliticat:

I’m ready for season five. 

Bran Stark won’t be in ‘Game of Thrones’ season 5
I’m ready for season six.  mattthepoliticat:

I’m ready for season five. 

Bran Stark won’t be in ‘Game of Thrones’ season 5
I’m ready for season six.  mattthepoliticat:

I’m ready for season five. 

Bran Stark won’t be in ‘Game of Thrones’ season 5
I’m ready for season six. 

newyorker:

“It’s sobering to think that in just a few weeks Derek Jeter won’t be doing any of this anymore, and will be reduced to picturing himself in action, just the way the rest of us do,” Roger Angell writes.

(Accompanied by next week’s cover, “Derek Jeter Bows Out,” by Mark Ulriksen)