Yemen: Background and U.S. Relations

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This report provides an overview and analysis of U.S.-Yemeni relations, including issues such as: 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: March 22, 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: March 22, 2011
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Yemen
Description:

This report provides an overview and analysis of U.S.-Yemeni relations, including issues such as: 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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51 pages.

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