On April 26, 2010 an AQ terrorist dressed as a schoolboy carried out a suicide attack near the convoy of the British ambassador to Yemen, killing only himself.
On February 22, 1972 the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine hijacked a Lufthansa flight and demanded a $5 million ransom.
On January 18, 2020 Houthi terrorists launched an attack on a mosque in Yemen, killing 83 soldiers and injuring 148 during evening prayers.
On December 16, 2014 AQAP detonated two car bombs in Radaa, a city in Yemen’s central province of al-Bayda, killing 25 people.
On October 29, 2010 Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) tried to place explosive devices on UPS and Fedex cargo planes bound for the US
On October 6, 2002 terrorists carried out a suicide attack on the MV Limburg, carrying crude oil, killing one crew member and injuring a dozen
On September 24, 2015 a bomb attack targeting Shia worshippers at a mosque in the Yemeni capital Sana’a killed at least 25 people and wounded dozens more.
The decision to name some groups as terrorist is often a very biased one: it is important to see why certain groups are labeled as such
On this day in 2009 a suicide bomber targeted tourists at a UNESCO world heritage site in Yemen known as the ‘Manhattan of the desert” killing four
In this episode, Borealis is joined by Yemen specialist Gregory Johnsen to get a better understanding of how we got there and what the stakes are.