July 14th, 2010
10:13 AM ET

U.S. military picks, trains Yemeni fighers

Walking past the AK-47s at the gates of Yemen's Central Security Forces seemed rather easy although it was not Yemeni soldiers asking questions - it was Americans in a Land Cruiser.

The anti-terror headquarters in Sana'a has a number of foreign guests these days, but until now they have never been caught on camera.

Beneath hats and behind sunglasses, U.S. and British military trainers put Yemeni security forces through their paces - teaching them how to fight al Qaeda.

At the training grounds in the mountains surrounding the ancient city, they were finishing up classes for the day. FULL POST

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