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How Al-Qaida in Yemen Became the Biggest Terrorist Threat to the U.S.



The National Journal Political Landscape is a weekly conversation with National Journal writers, editors, and outside experts on the news of the day.In the United States, Yemen is largely an unknown country. Its Middle East neighbors Iran, Iraq, and Afghanistan tend to get most of the attention.

But Yemen might pose the biggest terrorist threat to the United States in the coming years. At least thats the argument of Gregory Johnsen. Johnsen is the author of the new book, The Last Refuge: Yemen, Al-Qaeda, and Americas War in Arabia.

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