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Yemen shows frictions with U.S. over terror fight


Yemen showed signs of friction today with the United States over the fight against al-Qaida, insisting it has the terror group under control, as the U.S. Embassy in San'a ended a two-day closure. Even as Yemeni forces have been hitting back against al-Qaida hideouts in recent days, comments by senior regime officials appear to reflect fears that Washington wants to snatch away the lead in directing the counterterror campaign. The government is deeply sensitive about appearing to be following an American lead before a population where distrust of the United States is high. The Yemeni complai...

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