A group called ?Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula? based in Yemen claimed to be behind the failed Christmas day bombing attempt near Detroit. The World's Matthew Bell reports on the group and its leaders.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
94 Guant-namo detainees are expected to be repatriated to Yemen in the coming weeks. The Yemeni government has said it will rehabilitate them, but many are skeptical. Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with Yemen expert Gregory Johnsen, who's at Princeton.
Two former Guantanamo Bay inmates have joined the ranks of al-Qaida in Yemen, according to a video released by the terrorist group on Friday. Will this make President Obama's executive order to close the detention center harder to complete?
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