Ever vigilant in his attention to potential terrorist attacks on the United States these days (read: during President Barack Obama’s tenure), Joe Lieberman hailed the “miracle on Christmas Day” aboard Northwest Airlines Flight 253 and warned that Yemen may be the site of “tomorrow’s war.” The senator made the comments on last weekend’s “Fox News Sunday.” —KA
Watch Lieberman’s appearance on “Fox News Sunday” below:
The Huffington Post:
“Somebody in our government said to me in Sana’a, the capital of Yemen, Iraq was yesterday’s war. Afghanistan is today’s war. If we don’t act preemptively, Yemen will be tomorrow’s war,” Lieberman said, during an appearance on “Fox News Sunday”. “That’s the danger we face.”
The Connecticut Independent, who heads the Senate Committee on Homeland Security, made his remarks just days after a Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab—a Nigerian with apparent ties to terrorist networks in Yemen—failed in his attempt to blow up a plane above Detroit, Michigan.