The Rewards for Justice program is offering bounties of up to $5 million for information leading to the arrests of three suspected al-Qaeda operatives in Yemen. The Yemeni government knows where all three men are but refuses to hand them over to the United States, citing the lack of an extradition treaty.
SOURCE: | The Washington Post - May 17, 2008
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