Al-Jazeera will broadcast tonight at 10:pm Makka time, an exclusive interview with the former Al-Qeada member in Yemen.
In a shory breifing broadcasted last night, the ex-operative says Saleh “plays with al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula like chess”.
A former al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) operative has said that ex-Yemeni president Ali Abdullah Saleh supported, and even at times directed, the group.
The interview with Al Jazeera’s will Investigative Unit, the former AQAP operative-turned government informant alleged that Saleh “plays with al-Qaeda like chess”.
“He does not believe in checkmate. The game must continue endlessly. He advances a pawn, retreats a pawn, once moving it to the left, another time to the right. That’s how it is,” he said.