Former US ambassador to Yemen: Al Qaeda still ‘substantial threat’ to US

January 12, 2015 6:56 PM

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Al Qaeda in Yemen’s potential connection to the Charlie Hebdo massacre in Paris should come as a renewed warning to American officials, according to a former top U.S. diplomat.

Former Ambassador Stephen Seche told the terror group remains a significant threat to the U.S. and its interests. He served as ambassador to Yemen during the Bush and Obama administrations.

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