May 16, 2014

Resurrecting the Jihad in Yemen

Almosawa & Johnsen, BuzzFeed

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Although it is unclear to what degree Nahdi’s views on violent jihad have evolved over the past two decades, his new position — as a high-ranking security officer in Yemen’s Interior Ministry — raises questions as to the extent that jihadis and al-Qaeda sympathizers have infiltrated Yemen’s security services at the same time the U.S. has been pouring millions into the country in an effort to combat the terrorist group.

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TAGGED: Mukalla, Jamal Al-Nahdi, Middle East, Yemen

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