Morell is a former acting director of the CIA and a national security
adviser to Hillary Clinton — one who is widely expected to occupy a
senior post in her administration.
Syria by covertly killing Putin’s soldiers. On Tuesday, Morell added
another title to that résumé: proponent of going to war with Iran, for
the sake of securing Saudi Arabia’s influence in Yemen. “Ships leave
Iran on a regular basis carrying arms to the Houthis in Yemen,” Morell
said, in remarks to the Center for American Progress, the liberal think
tank founded by Clinton campaign chairman John Podesta. “I would have no
problem from a policy perspective of having the U.S. Navy boarding
their ships, and if there are weapons on them, to turn those ships around.”"