The Growing Power Of Al-Qaida In Yemen

Read Robert Worth's piece, "Is Yemen The Next Afghanistan?"

Racked by political chaos and tribal feuds, Yemen is one of the Middle East's poorest countries. It's also increasingly a base of operations for al-Qaida propaganda and attacks on the U.S. and other nations. Robert Worth, Beirut bureau chief for the New York Times, talks about why Yemen may be the next Afghanistan.



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