Yemen

Conflict & Justice

Counter-terrorism activities in Yemen

Officials in Yemen have confirmed the man charged with attempting to blow up an airliner outside Detroit spent time in Yemen recently. Also, a Yemeni-based al Qaeda affiliate has claimed responsibility for the plot. The World's Matthew Bell reports.

Global Politics

al Qaeda in Yemen

Washington has launched a new effort to take on al Qaeda in Yemen. Recent air strikes have inflicted a toll on militants, but have also spread anti-American fervor. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Time magazine correspondent Vivienne Walt.

Is the US fighting a secret war in Yemen?

Is the U.S. fighting a secret war in Yemen? Robert Worth, Middle East correspondent for The New York Times, helps us answer that question. Gregory Johnsen also joins us; he's a Yemen expert at Princeton University.

Global Politics

Middle East and nukes

Iran's nuclear posturing has inspired some of its neighbors to pursue their own nuclear programs. Some experts say such programs could provide cover for the development of nuclear weapons in the region. The World's Aaron Schachter has the story.

Global Politics

Yemenia crash survivor

Anchor Lisa Mullins has the latest on the rescue of the sole survivor of the Yemenia aircraft that crashed in the Indian ocean yesterday. The fourteen year-old girl survived the crash by clinging to a piece of plane debris for more than 12 hours.

Is Yemen the New Front for al Qaida?

Because of a violent kidnapping of foreign nationals, some experts believe al Qaida may now be flourishing in Yemen, the Arab world's poorest nation. The Takeaway speaks with Gregory Johnsen, terrorism analyst for the Jamestown Foundation, for more.

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