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June 6th, 2011
10:37 AM ET

Yemen: President Saleh's departure and the country's future

Yemen's President Ali Abdullah Saleh left the country for Saudi Arabia on Saturday for medical treatment from the wounds he sustained during an attack on the Presidential compound.

James Rubin, Former US Assistant Secretary of State and Executive Editor of The Bloomberg View, joins the AM anchors this morning to talk about what Saleh's departure means for Yemen and if he'll be able to return to power.


Filed under: Al Qaeda • Yemen
June 3rd, 2011
11:21 AM ET

Yemen: A violent struggle for power

As the conflict in Yemen escalates, government forces have unleashed some of the heaviest shelling yet on their tribal rivals.

With the situation spiraling out of control, Outside Magazine journalist Patrick Symmes joins the AM team to discuss his experiences in Yemen, offering a unique perspective about the forces tearing the country apart.


Filed under: Middle East • Politics • Yemen