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Has AQAP Traded Terrorism for Protection?

Scott Stewart
VP of Tactical Analysis, Stratfor
Apr 20, 2017 | 08:00 GMT
AQAP Targets in Yemen
Al Qaeda has shifted most of its attention to strengthening and equipping its local branches and foreign partners, rather than carrying out spectacular attacks overseas.
(MOHAMMED HUWAIS/AFP/Getty Images)

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