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Foreign and Defense Policy, Middle East and North Africa

AQAP attacks local targets in Yemen, threatening US counterterrorism policy

Al Qaeda’s affiliate in Yemen, al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP), carried out two coordinated suicide bombings on Thursday, Yemen’s deadliest day in recent months. Although AQAP’s targets were local, the attacks could throw America’s counterterrorism policy there into crisis. read more >