Gregory Johnsen, a former Fulbright Fellow in Yemen, is currently a Ph.D. candidate in Near Eastern Studies at Princeton University. Johnsen has written for a variety of publications on Yemen including, among others, Foreign Policy, The American Interest, The Independent, The Boston Globe, and The National. He is the co-founder of Waq al-Waq: Islam and Insurgency in Yemen Blog. In 2009, he was a member of the USAID's conflict assessment team for Yemen.
By posting - and in doing so interrupting my vacation - I am doing two things I don't usually do. First, posting after promising not to blog. And Second, linking directly to a jihadi forum.
This link will take you directly to the most popular jihadi forum and has pictures captured from al-Jazeera - which I was unable to find on the al-Jazeera site - of an unidentified al-Qaeda member inciting crowds in Abyan against the US.
This is the individual that was referred to in this story. Also Time's Abigail Hauslohner has this piece on the strikes, which includes a number of comments by me and suggests that too much firepower may be counterproductive.
- Acosta will be allowed to return to the White House on Friday.
- The case is still open, and the administration may choose to appeal the ruling.
Progressive America would be half as big, but twice as populated as its conservative twin.
- The new definition of a kilogram is based on a physical constant in quantum physics.
- Unlike the current definition of a kilogram, this measurement will never change.
- Scientists also voted to update the definitions of several other measurements in physics.
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