Analysis: Yemen leader basks in U.S. favor as drone strikes fuel rage




 
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Analysis: Yemen leader basks in U.S. favor as drone strikes fuel rage
 
August 13th, 2013  
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Analysis: Yemen leader basks in U.S. favor as drone strikes fuel rage
By Mohammed Ghobari SANAA (Reuters) - As Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi cements his ties with Washington, Yemen's interim president risks alienating his own people, who resent the U.S. drone war on al Qaeda in their country. Hadi's White House visit on August 1, a mark of favor from the United States, coincided with an intensification of U.S. drone attacks on suspected members of Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP), the Yemen-based group seen by the West as one of the global militant movement's most aggressive branches. ...




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