Yemen

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A Fraying Yemen's Terrorism Problem

Christopher Boucek interviewed by Greg Bruno

Washington must increase aid to Yemen to help deter forces like the al-Qaeda affiliate linked to a plot to destroy a U.S. airliner, says Christopher Boucek.

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WashPost: Exporting Democracy: The President's Concerns, part III of a series

Author: David Finkel

This is the last of three articles that follow a U.S.-funded program to encourage democracy from its inception to its conclusion, and is based on a year of reporting in Washington and Yemen. It was done with the cooperation of the National Democratic Institute for International Affairs, which gave the Washington Post full access to the program without knowing how it, or any stories about it, would turn out.

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WashPost: Exporting Democracy: A Place Called al-Jawf, part II of a series

Author: David Finkel

This is the second of three articles that follow a U.S.-funded program to encourage democracy from its inception to its conclusion, and is based on a year of reporting in Washington and Yemen. It was done with the cooperation of the National Democratic Institute for International Affairs, which gave the Washington Post full access to the program without knowing how it, or any stories about it, would turn out.

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WashPost: Exporting Democracy: A Call from the Sheiks, part I of a series

Author: David Finkel

This is the first of three articles that follow a U.S.-funded program to encourage democracy from its inception to its conclusion, and is based on a year of reporting in Washington and Yemen. It was done with the cooperation of the National Democratic Institute for International Affairs, which gave the Washington Post full access to the program without knowing how it, or any stories about it, would turn out.

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Open Net Initiative: Internet Filtering in Yemen in 2004-2005 (PDF)

This report argues that while the Republic of Yemen substantially filters material on topics related to sex, sexuality and gambling, the state does not try to control broadly what its citizens see on the Internet. For instance, unlike certain other states that filter Internet content, Yemen does not block political content and its blocking of religious content is limited, focusing only on a small number of anti-Islam sites.

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