Salafi jihadist scholar Abdullah al-Muhaysini is one of many agents working on behalf of Qatar to combat Saudi Arabia’s Wahhabist ideology. Their battleground is Syria, where a so-called “civil war” is covering up a silent fight between competing political movements.
The implications of the battle being waged for access to Yemen’s energy resources extend far beyond the country’s borders. As one analyst told MintPress, “Yemen is an international choking point.”
While Yemen has been hailed a revolutionary success by the White House, presented to the world as a perfect example of political cooperation, well-planned institutional transition and a partner in counter-terrorism initiatives, the impoverished nation has