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Al Qaeda looking to Yemen as next base

Officials say move already underway

By Bryan Bender
Globe Staff / December 13, 2009

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As the United States steps up the hunt for Al Qaeda in Afghanistan and Pakistan, some of the terrorist network’s veteran operatives are leaving the region and flocking to Yemen, where an escalating civil war is turning the nearly lawless Arab nation into an attractive alternative as a base of operations, according to US and foreign government officials. (Full article: 1331 words)

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