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OPC Book Night: The Last Refuge: Yemen, Al-Qaeda, and America's War in Arabia

Monday, November 12, 2012 - 6:00pm

World Policy is a proud promotional partner of:

Overseas Press Club of America Book Night 
with Gregory D. Johnsen, author of The Last Refuge: Yemen, Al-Qaeda, and America's War in Arabia

Monday, November 12, 2012
Reception: 6:00 PM; Discussion: 6:30PM

at Club Quarters
40 West 45th Street (between 5th and 6th)
New York, NY 10036

Space is limited and priority registration will be given to World Policy Members. Advance registration is required to reserve a seat. To register, please email events@worldpolicy.org by noon on November 12th with your name and affiliation.

Far from the battlefields of Iraq and Afghanistan, the United States and al-Qaeda are fighting a clandestine war of drones and suicide bombers in Yemen’s unforgiving corner of Arabia.  In The Last Refuge: Yemen, Al-Qaeda, and America's War in Arabia, Gregory D. Johnsen’s chronicles  the rise, fall, and resurrection of al-Qaeda in Yemen over the last thirty years, detailing how a group that the United States once defeated has now become one of the world’s most dangerous threats. An expert on Yemen who has spent years on the ground there. Johnsen uses al-Qaeda’s Arabic battle notes to reconstruct their world as they take aim at the United States and its allies. Johnsen brings readers inside al-Qaeda’s training camps and safe houses as the terrorists plot poison attacks and debate how to bring down an airliner on Christmas Day.

Gregory D. Johnsen is an OPC Foundation Scholar, a Fulbright fellow in Yemen, part of a 2009 USAID conflict assessment team and is now a doctoral candidate in Near Eastern studies at Princeton University.

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