Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula operates out of Yemen. And that's where BBC reporter Shaimaa Khalil found a mother whose three sons had joined al-Qaeda and now has a lonely life without her sons or a community.
Author and Yemen scholar Gregory D. Johnsen has written a comprehensive history of al Qaeda in Yemen, and shares his thoughts with The World's Marco Werman. He observes that al Qaeda's roots in Yemen go back to the 1990s.
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