What Makes Yemen A Hotspot For Terrorists?
Al-Qaeda's branch in Yemen has taken advantage of the security vacuum created by increasing sectarian violence.By Elizabeth Hagedorn | January 18, 2015
Yemen is, by all accounts, a failing state.
"... Al-Qaeda activity and extremist activity in Yemen,” President Obama said at the NATO Summit in Chicago in May 2012.
“We stand with Yemen against this violence," U.S. State Department spokeswoman Marie Harf said in December 2013.