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Spin City: Al Qaeda's New Image-Obsessed Media Wing
When Ghaith Abdul-Ahad and his director Safa al-Ahmed met up with their Al Qaeda contact Fouad in the southern Yemeni town of Ja'ar, they had their cameras ready. What they didn't expect was that Fouad -- a fighter and political officer with Al Qaeda's local franchise Ansar al Sharia -- would as well.
May 31, 2012
Study Suggests Yemen Strikes Are Radicalizing Population
The escalating campaign of U.S. air strikes targeting suspected Al Qaeda militants in Yemen has brought ”a marked radicalization of the local population” and is “driving tribesmen to join a network linked to terrorist plots against the United States,” according to a new study.
May 30, 2012
How Did Ghaith Abdul-Ahad Inflitrate Al-Qaeda? Ask Him
Ask Ghaith Abdul-Ahad and producer Jamie Doran about their experiences infiltrating Al-Qaeda.
May 30, 2012
Live Chat Wed. 2:30 pm ET: Going Undercover with Al Qaeda
Join a live chat about "Al Qaeda in Yemen" at 2:30 pm ET with correspondent Ghaith Abdul-Ahad, producer Jamie Doran and The New Yorker's Amy Davidson.
May 29, 2012
Interactive Map: America's War in Yemen
FRONTLINE's interactive map illustrates two critical elements of the war in Yemen: drone and other air strikes believed to have been carried out by the U.S., and the major terror plots since 2000 directed at foreign targets for which Al Qaeda is suspected of involvement.
May 29, 2012
Understanding Yemen's Al Qaeda Threat
How did Yemen become Al Qaeda's new stronghold? And how are American efforts to combat the threat against the U.S. homeland playing out on the ground there? FRONTLINE turned to several experts -- diplomats, journalists working on the ground, academics, activists and others -- to understand.
May 29, 2012
Ghaith Abdul-Ahad's Journey "Into Al Qaeda Heartland"
FRONTLINE's reporter on gaining access and what it was like inside Al Qaeda-held cities
May 29, 2012
Under the Constant Watch of Al Qaeda
“As a woman you have specific concerns with Al Qaeda...”
May 29, 2012
Tonight: Inside Al Qaeda in Yemen
The Washington Post's David Ignatius describes the film as "fascinating" and "gutsy."
May 29, 2012
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Al Qaeda In Yemen
Ghaith Abdul-Ahad travels deep into Yemen's radical heartland to investigate how Al Qaeda and affiliated militants have seized areas in southern Yemen and are winning some popular support.
May 29, 2012
Can "Friends of Yemen" Help Solve Country's Deeply Rooted Problems?
Led by the United Kingdom and Saudi Arabia, a block of 20 countries and intergovernmental organizations dubbed the "Friends of Yemen" met in Riyadh today to pledge $4 billion in assistance to the Arab world's poorest country.
May 23, 2012
Suicide Attack Suggests Intensifying War in Yemen
In what was the most deadly terrorist attack in Yemen in years, a suicide bomber disguised as a Yemeni soldier detonated explosives during a military parade rehearsal near the Presidential palace in Sana today, killing more than 90 people and wounding 300 others.
May 21, 2012