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Arabia not so Felix: a brewing war in Yemen?

Exum and Fontaine, the Skywalker and Solo of CNAS, tell the grim tale, warning that: [W]hile Americans may pay little attention to Yemen, al-Qaeda leadership devotes much more: Internet message boards linked to al-Qaeda are encouraging fighters from across the Islamic world to flock to Yemen. (Meanwhile, did you know there is an online encyclopedia ...

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Exum and Fontaine, the Skywalker and Solo of CNAS, tell the grim tale, warning that:

[W]hile Americans may pay little attention to Yemen, al-Qaeda leadership devotes much more: Internet message boards linked to al-Qaeda are encouraging fighters from across the Islamic world to flock to Yemen.

Exum and Fontaine, the Skywalker and Solo of CNAS, tell the grim tale, warning that:

[W]hile Americans may pay little attention to Yemen, al-Qaeda leadership devotes much more: Internet message boards linked to al-Qaeda are encouraging fighters from across the Islamic world to flock to Yemen.

(Meanwhile, did you know there is an online encyclopedia of Star Wars called Wookiepedia? Who you calling a Wookie?)

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Thomas E. Ricks covered the U.S. military from 1991 to 2008 for the Wall Street Journal and then the Washington Post. He can be reached at ricksblogcomment@gmail.com. Twitter: @tomricks1

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