Sunday, October 31, 2010

Yemen Is Now A Home For Al Qaeda

Yemen, The New Crucible Of Global Terrorism -- The Independent

Al-Qa'ida has taken firm root in the poverty-stricken nation.

The axis of terror got bigger yesterday. After the presence of explosives in two packages bound for the US was confirmed – and a suspected 24 more discovered – their place of origin entered the big league as a crucible of deadly and disruptive terrorism. As Magnus Ranstorp, one of the world's leading experts on the issue, told The Independent on Sunday: "Yemen has become the new Afghanistan."

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My Comment:
After what has happened this week, it is clear that there are many in Yemen who wish harm on the West, in particular the U.S. This report is a good summary on how Al Qaeda now has a foothold in Yemen, and why it is now a danger to all of us. Read it all.

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