Militants advance as President Saleh leaves a crumbling Yemen

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Issue 916 - 26 Jan 2012 | 7 minute read

President Ali Abdullah Saleh has made his long awaited exit, but it is a country in chaos he leaves behind. Militant gains in the south, street protests, gun battles, assassinations and air force mutinies do not build a picture of a nation ripe for political transition, but rather of a Yemen imploding

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