May 16, 2014
Resurrecting the Jihad in Yemen
Almosawa & Johnsen, BuzzFeed
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.
TAGGED: Mukalla, Jamal Al-Nahdi, Middle East, Yemen