Al-Qaida Influence in Yemen

Panelists talked about the rise and influence of al-Qaida in Yemen and U.S. efforts to effectively tackle the terror group and its acts of… read more

Panelists talked about the rise and influence of al-Qaida in Yemen and U.S. efforts to effectively tackle the terror group and its acts of violence. Ibrahim Sharqieh and Gregory Johnsen questioned whether this is an effective U.S. strategy to combat al-Qaida. Both agree there are many legal issues surrounding it. Sharqieh argues that Yemen is a hot spot for al-Qaida because it’s very politically unstable. 

Ibrahim Sharqieh participated by remote video access from Doha, Qatar. close

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  • Byman, Daniel Senior Fellow Brookings Institution->Saban Center for Middle East Policy
  • Johnsen, Gregory Scholar Princeton University->Near Eastern Studies
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Al-Qaida Influence in Yemen

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309411-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Nov 13, 2012
Last Aired:
Nov 27, 2012

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  • Nov 13, 2012 | 10:01am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 13, 2012 | 3:30pm EST | C-SPAN 1
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  • Nov 14, 2012 | 4:30am EST | C-SPAN 3
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  • Nov 17, 2012 | 11:44am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Nov 27, 2012 | 3:50pm EST | C-SPAN 3
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