A group of suspected al-Qaeda militants accused of killing an army general in a suicide bombing stand trial at a state security court in Sanaa, Yemen, in this April 22, 2014 photo. Hani Mohammed | AP
The Forgotten War

US-Backed Saudi Coalition “Cut Deals” With Al Qaeda’s “Most Dangerous” Branch in Yemen

al Qaeda’s rise to prominence in the chaos of war-torn Yemen is hardly a coincidence, as both the United States and Saudi Arabia have directly aided its ascendance.