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An Intelligent Look at Terrorism Podcast

Gregory Johnsen: What is happening in Yemen and why does it matter?

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.

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December Today in Terrorism

December 29, 1992: Bombing of hotels in Aden

On this day in 1992 Al Qaeda was behind the bombing of a Movenpick Hotel in Aden, Yemen that killed a tourist and an employee.

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December Today in Terrorism

December 10, 2016: ISIS suicide bombing in Yemen

An Islamic State affiliate in Yemen was behind a suicide bombing in Aden that killed 50 and wounded another 70

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October Today in Terrorism

October 12, 2000: Bombing of USS Cole in Yemen

After a failed first attempt, in 2000 Al Qaeda carried out a successful bombing of the USS Cole in Yemen, killing 17 sailors and wounding 39.

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120 killed by suicide bomber at Unity Day parade in Yemen (May 21, 2012)

An AQAP suicide bomber dressed as a soldier killed more than 120, mostly soldiers, and wounded more than 350 at a Unity Day parade in Sana’a in 2012.

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March 28, 2011 | Attack on weapons factory in Yemen

On this day in 2011 a series of huge explosions at an ammunition plant in southern Yemen killed at least 150 people and wounded 45.

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March 18, 2009 | Suicide bombing at UNESCO World Heritage site of Shibam in Yemen

On this day in 2009, four South Korean tourists were killed by a powerful bomb at the UNESCO World Heritage site of Shibam in Yemen.

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March 4, 2010 | Islamist extremist attack on Catholics in Yemen

On this day in 2016 four suspected ISIS members murdered 16 people, including four nuns at the offices of the Sisters of Mother Teresa in Aden, Yemen.

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Today in Terrorism: December 5, 2013 – Yemen car bomb attack

The conflict in Yemen is complicated: war and terrorism are killing thousands and no one seems to care.