Top of the Hour: New Counterterrorism Focus in Yemen; Morning Headlines

Thursday, August 26, 2010

Yemeni security man a check point in Abayn province in southern Yemen on August 22, 2010, after seven Al-Qaeda members were killed in clashes with the army in the area. (Getty)

The CIA has shifted its focus from Afghanistan to a country it believes currently holds a more serious threat from al-Qaida: Yemen. That and this morning's headlines.


Gregory Johnsen

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