May 19th, 2011
Episode 70 of 1485 episodes
For months Yemen has been the scene of widespread unrest and anti-government protests. President Ali Abdullah Saleh has warned that if he stands down the country risks falling into the hands of extremists groups like al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula. For Assignment, Natalia Antelava reports from the capital Sana'a, on how warnings like these feed into the very fear that shapes US counter-terrorism policy in Yemen.