Regions / Yemen
A review of Gregory Johnsen's "The Last Refuge: al-Qaeda and America's War in Yemen."
Since the Arab Spring, artists have helped to foster a more vibrant civil society and pointed the way toward more durable democratic institutions.
Tom Engelhardt reports on the institutionalization of targeting suspected "terrorists" through drone warfare and how this act has evolved under Obama's presidency.
Drone strikes in southern Yemen are radicalizing the population.
Civilians killed in drone attacks are sometimes classified as militants.
On the Walk of Shame, poets visit the embassies of Burma, Yemen, and Turkmenistan to read aloud the poems that can't be read inside those countries.
Despite limited evidence, the United States painted Anwar al-Awlaki as a terrorist mastermind and executed him without the trial to which he was entitled as a U.S. native.
When accused of killing too many civilians during their airstrikes on Yemen, the Saudis asked for drones to improve accuracy.
A willingness to entertain the surgical implantation of explosives is a sign of either increased commitment or desperation on the part of jihadists.
Increasingly worried that Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) is taking advantage of the growing political chaos in Yemen, the administration of President Barack Obama has tasked the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) to use drone missiles to strike at suspected AQAP militants.