Questions and Answers on Yemen as President Held 'Captive'

January 21, 2015 3:12 PM

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Aides to Yemen's embattled president said Wednesday that he's being held "captive" at his own home, throwing into question who is in charge of this country targeted in a U.S. drone-strike campaign against al-Qaida fighters.

Here are some questions and answers regarding Yemen, the Arab world's poorest country beset by political chaos and violence, and how it affects the great war against its local al-Qaida franchise, which has claimed several failed attacks in America and the assault on the satirical French newspaper Ch...

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