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In Yemen, a Bomb Maker's Possible Death Will Weaken al Qaeda
This undated file photo released Oct. 31, 2010, by Saudi Arabia's Ministry of Interior purports to show Ibrahim al-Asiri, chief bomb maker for al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula. Saudi Arabia Ministry of Interior, File

In Yemen, a Bombmaker's Possible Death Will Weaken al Qaeda

Obstacles to a Federalist System in Yemen
Southern Yemenis protest in Lahj in 2010. (-/AFP/Getty Images)

Obstacles to a Federalist System in Yemen

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