NAGs

Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP)


Year Formed: 2009
Year Terminated: Still Active

Target States:
Yemen

Ideational Characteristics:

Objectives:
Toppling an Existing Leadership
Change of Regime Type

External Supporters:

Saudi Arabia

 
Narrative Summary:

NAG Support Dataset Code: 436

UCDP/PRIO Code: 1747

References:

___. "Al Qaeda Thrives in Yemen amid Weak Security, Stalled Dialogue." Today's Zaman 8 Dec. 2013, Asianet-Pakistan ed.: n. pag. Web.

___. "Profile: Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula." BBC News 11 Sept. 2012: n. pag. Web.

Bafri, Barak. "Yemen on the Brink? The Resurgence of Al Qaeda in Yemen."NewAmerica.org, New America Foundation Jan. 2010: n. pag. Web.

Baron, Adam. "Killing Yemen Al Qaeda’s No. 2 Is No Death Blow to the Group."The Christian Science Monitor, Christian Science Publishing Society 11 Sept. 2012: n. pag. Web.

Blitz, James. "Al-Qaeda: The Jihadi Hydra." The Financial Times 4 Feb. 2013: n. pag. Web.

Boucek, Christopher. "Yemen Needs More Than Our Military Support." The Financial Times 1 Nov. 2010: n. pag. Web.

England, Andrew. "Al-Qaeda Cell Feeds on Social Woes in Yemen." The Financial Times 1 Nov. 2010: n. pag. Web.

Manthorpe, Jonathan. "Al-Qaida Brand Losing Its Global Reach." The Vancouver Sun 23 Nov. 2012: n. pag. Web.

Masters, Jonathan. "Al Qaeda in Arabian Peninsula (AQAP)." The Huffington Post 27 Oct. 2011: n. pag. Web.