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US Drones Kill 4 AQAP Commanders and Fighters in Central Yemen

11th March 2014 – The Long War Journal

US Drones Kill 4 AQAP Commanders and Fighters in Central Yemen

Bill Roggio, Oren Adaki

Late last night a US drone strike killed four al Qaeda commanders and fighters in Marib province east of Sana'a, the Yemeni capital. The strike is the third in Yemen... more...

Analysis & Commentary

12th September 2014 – Quoted by Krishnadev Calamur - NPR

Are Yemen And Somalia Good Examples Of U.S. Anti-Terror Strategy?

Bill Roggio

President Obama in his speech Wednesday night said the strategy the U.S. would pursue against the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria would be similar to how it targeted al-Qaida affiliates in Yemen and Somalia. more...

11th September 2014 – The Long War Journal

US Drone Strike Targets AQAP Fighters in Shabwa

Bill Roggio, Oren Adaki

Five AQAP fighters, including a Saudi and an individual who shares the nom de guerre of al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula's emir for Mahfad, are reported to have been killed in the first drone strike since mid-August. more...

11th September 2014 – CBN

CBN News Today

Bill Roggio

FDD Senior Fellow Bill Roggio discusses the shortcomings of President Obama's strategy against ISIS. more...

11th September 2014 – CNN

The Situation Room

Thomas Joscelyn

FDD Senior Fellow Thomas Joscelyn discusses the potential ineffectiveness of US airstrikes based on past operations in Yemen and Somalia. more...

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