What did you know about Yemen before a guy with a Yemeni mum tried to blow up an American plane? Crikey Daily Mail subscribers can check out our Crikey Clarifier on the country. Otherwise, here’s an excellent primer from Al Jazeera on the place that could be “the next Afghanistan”.

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