The Yemeni Connection


Originally published in The Wall Street Journal

Two major terrorist atrocities were committed on Wednesday. Events in Paris received more coverage, but the other attack, in Yemen, also deserves scrutiny. The two incidents are more closely linked than they might first appear.

Early that morning, two men driving a minibus full of explosives pulled upalongside the police academy in Yemen’s capital, Sana’a and got out.  The bus exploded.  At least 38 people were killed.  The attack had the hallmarks of al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula or AQAP the Yemeni group that…

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