Ahmed Saleh is the commander of the republican guards. He is the eldest son of Ye… president Ali AbdullahSaleh, and was widely expected to succeed his father in the role even though it would have been difficult for him to be elected. He is also known for fighting corruption throughout the army. In the republican guards he created banking payment for guards, a professional hospital for guards and their families and a park for kids neer the camp. He invested in trainng the guards and made them the top army unit in the Ye… army. During the 2011 protests when his father was attacked on a …ist explosion and had to be evacuated for medical treatment in Saudi Arabia. People expected him to take revenge for his dad's attack but he obeyed by the military chain of command and did not react. He is gaining popularity with people as modern leader who is open to all. He is also loved by his republican guards.
Post-Saleh Yemen looks to rebuild Yemen is riding a wave of optimism following the end of former president Ali AbdullahSaleh's decades-long rule. Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi, Saleh's... - 24.02.2012, AlJazeeraEnglish
Yemen is an essential partner of the United States of America and the international community in combating …. - President Bush Welcomes President Ali AbdullahSaleh of Yemen to the White House (May 2007)