Yemen has been scrutinized since it was revealed that alleged plane bomber Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab trained with al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula.
Al-Qaeda has claimed responsibility for the failed Christmas Day bombing, and Yemeni security forces raided an al-Qaeda hideout today.
And last week, U.S.-supported missile strikes may have killed American-born imam Anwar al-Awlaki, who purportedly has links to Abdulmutallab, as well as to accused Ft. Hood shooter, Nidal Hasan.
For more, Martin Savidge speaks with Anthony Cordesman, military analyst at the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington.
Should the U.S. take additional steps to expand the war against al-Qaeda in Yemen?
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