Yemen: Background and U.S. Relations

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This report provides an overview and analysis of U.S.-Yemeni relations amidst evolving political change in Yemeni leadership, ongoing U.S. counterterrorism operations against Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) operatives at large in Yemen's hinterlands, and international efforts to bolster the country's stability despite an array of daunting socio-economic problems. Congress and U.S. policymakers may be concerned with prospects for stabilizing Yemen and establishing strong bilateral relations with future Yemeni leaders.

Creator(s): Sharp, Jeremy M.
Location(s): Yemen
Creation Date: December 28, 2011
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Sharp, Jeremy M.

Specialist in Middle Eastern Affairs

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Place of Publication: Washington D.C.
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  • Creation: December 28, 2011
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Yemen
Description:

This report provides an overview and analysis of U.S.-Yemeni relations amidst evolving political change in Yemeni leadership, ongoing U.S. counterterrorism operations against Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) operatives at large in Yemen's hinterlands, and international efforts to bolster the country's stability despite an array of daunting socio-economic problems. Congress and U.S. policymakers may be concerned with prospects for stabilizing Yemen and establishing strong bilateral relations with future Yemeni leaders.

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20 pages.

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