FRONTLINE

Al Qaeda in Yemen Preview

Preview: Season 30 Episode 16 | 31s

With headlines about a terrorist plot to bomb a U.S.-bound airliner, award-winning reporter Ghaith Abdul-Ahad travels deep into Yemen's radical heartland. In this May 29 report, FRONTLINE looks at how members of Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) and affiliated militants have seized control of areas in southern Yemen and are winning some popular support.

Aired: 05/21/12

Rating: NR

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