Deepening Crises Breed Local Support for Ansar al-Sharia: Part 2

Jul 04, 2012

This article addresses the deteriorating economic conditions in urban and rural areas of Yemen which have led to increased local support for Ansar al-Sharia, an Islamist militant group with apparent ties to al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula. This is the final part. Yemeni observers believe Ansar...

Deepening Crises Breed Local Support for Ansar al-Sharia: Part 1

Jul 02, 2012

This article addresses the deteriorating economic conditions in urban and rural areas of Yemen, which have led to increased local support for Ansar al-Sharia, an Islamist militant group with apparent ties to al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula. This is the first of two parts. Yemen’s...