03 January 2010

Yemen Fact Nugget of the Day

A useful point to understand that I had heard alluded to on TV but finally found in print in the NYT today.

Al Qaeda has also declared support for the secessionist protests in the south and is thought to be strong in southern Abyan Province, which gives it access to the sea.

...so it looks like 2 of the 3 major issues facing Sanaa are more interconnected than I had previously understood.

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