South of Yemen map

Al-Qaeda resurgence in Yemen offers fresh threat to stability

In depth
Issue 1149 - 19 Jun 2022 | 4 minute read

A 60-day extension to the truce between the Houthis and Yemeni government-aligned forces offers some hope that a resolution of the region’s most destructive conflict may be getting closer, but kidnappings and attacks by Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) point to another threat to stability in the south, which could yet drag the United States and others back into the crisis zone.

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