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Are U.S. and al-Qaida fighting on the same side in Yemen?

Clip: 08/07/2018 | 7m 5s Video has closed captioning.

Since 9/11, al-Qaida has morphed into franchises, the deadliest now in Yemen. Now the Associated Press is reporting that U.S.-ally Saudi Arabia is supporting al-Qaida fighters there. Nick Schifrin learns more from special correspondent Jane Ferguson from Beirut, who recently smuggled herself across the dangerous front line.

Aired: 08/07/18

Rating: NR

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