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Yemen’s New al-Qaida Leader Emerges

Al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula announced its new leader Tuesday shortly after an al-Qaida video appeared on line saying U.S. airstrikes killed AQAP's chief last week along with two other members. But analysts say the group has in the past proved resilient and, in some ways, perceptions of al-Qaida in Yemen are shifting as it shares enemies with its enemies. An al-Qaida spokesman reads a statement in a video released Tuesday saying Nasser al-Wuhayshi is dead and former Al-Qaida in...

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