Muslim cleric Anwar al-Awlaki is thought to be connected to at least three alleged terrorist attacks, including the Fort Hood shootings, the Christmas Day bombing attempt on an airliner, and the May 2 Times Square bomb.
05/19/2010 05:43 pm
Karl Rove says President Bush really believed Iraq had WMDs. But that doesn’t excuse an action that endangered the lives of thousands.
05/19/2010 04:18 pm
A 75 percent drop in Yemen government revenue and other woes is making it harder to pacify a restless public with subsidies and ensure cooperation in remote tribal areas – including ones where cleric Anwar al-Awlaki and other militant types are believed to be living.
05/13/2010 06:55 pm
Somali pirates have captured a Russian oil tanker, bound for China. EU naval officials say a Russian Navy vessel is in pursuit.
05/05/2010 01:35 pm
Experts caution that unless Yemen diversifies its approach – which led to success in neighboring Saudi Arabia – increased military action and overt cooperation with the US, which has dramatically increased funding, may ultimately backfire.
04/30/2010 01:47 pm
As Yemen confronts the Arab world's poorest economy and an increasingly active Al Qaeda branch, security concerns such as today's suicide bomb stymie international aid workers seeking to help the country.
04/26/2010 04:06 pm
The Yemeni government is blaming Al Qaeda's regional wing for today's suicide bomb attack on UK Ambassador Timothy Torlot. While no one was killed, analysts say the attack shows Al Qaeda's continued threat.
04/26/2010 09:18 am
The two senators leading Congress's Fort Hood investigation on Monday subpoenaed the Obama administration for documents and witnesses that the Pentagon has refused to provide.
04/19/2010 08:57 pm
Yemen said this weekend it is not hunting Anwar al-Awlaki, the US-born cleric who has been linked to the Fort Hood shooter and Christmas Day underwear bomber. Awlaki was recently added to the CIA's hit list.
04/12/2010 04:49 pm