Yemen says it will build a rehabilitation centre for detainees returning from Guantanamo to deter them from joining terrorist groups. The World's Katy Clark reports on the success rate of such rehab programs.
We sat down with Adm. Mike Mullen at the Pentagon on Wednesday for a wide-ranging conversation. In part one of our interview, we ask him about the use of Guantanamo Bay in the relief effort, the 'war' with Al Qaeda, and the renewed focus on Yemen.
Yemen has become a hotbed of radical Islamic militant activity. Many of Osama bin Laden's former associates now live there. Anchor Marco Werman finds out more from Sudarsan Raghavan, Baghdad Bureau Chief for the Washington Post.
Air travelers from 14 countries will be subjected to extra security procedures if they wish to fly into the U.S. Eric Lipton (New York Times) says that many of the countries are accusing the U.S. of racial and ethnic profiling and calling it unfair.
The US and Yemen share an interest in stamping out the Yemen-based group, al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula, which has been blamed for the attempt to blow up flight 253 to Detroit on Christmas Day. Jeb Sharp talks with the BBC's Jonathan Head.
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