The Next Al Qaeda Threat

Al Qaeda Central is on the way out--but al Qaeda's franchises in other parts of the world are still going strong. This is from where the next frontier of security challenge comes.

Yemen’s Saleh Coming to America

After several weeks of speculation Yemen's former-ish president Abdullah Ali Saleh has been granted a visa to seek medical treatment in New York City. According to press reports, he would be expected to leave as soon as his treatment is completed.

Will Yemen End Up Like Somalia?

At the rate it is going, Yemen may soon descend into a Somalia-like death spiral of violence.  If you want to peer into the Yemen's future, all you need to do is glance across the Gulf of Aden.