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Yemen in Crisis

HARDtalk is on the road in Southern Yemen amid worrying signs that political turmoil is allowing the militant jihadi group, al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula, to spread its influence in one of the most strategically vital corners of the Middle East. Fighters loyal to al Qaeda have seized a swathe of territory in south-east Yemen and have forced tens of thousands of civilians to flee to the southern port city of Aden - is Yemen close to becoming a 'failed state'?

30 minutes

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Wed 25 Jan 2012 04:30