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16th October 2017 – FDD's Long War Journal

US kills ‘dozens’ of Islamic State members in Yemen

Thomas Joscelyn

The Pentagon announced today that "dozens" of Islamic State jihadists were killed during a strike on two training camps in Yemen. The Islamic State regularly advertises its presence in Yemen, including a camp named after the group's deceased spokesman. more...

Analysis & Commentary

16th October 2017 – FDD's Long War Journal

US kills ‘dozens’ of Islamic State members in Yemen

Thomas Joscelyn

The Pentagon announced today that "dozens" of Islamic State jihadists were killed during a strike on two training camps in Yemen. The Islamic State regularly advertises its presence in Yemen, including a camp named after the group's deceased spokesman. more...

11th October 2017 – FDD's Long War Journal

US kills local AQAP commander in airstrike

Bill Roggio

The strike is the latest in a series that have targeted the entirety of AQAP's network in the war-torn country. more...

18th September 2017 – Quoted by Ken Dilanian, Courtney Kube - NBC

Trump Administration Wants to Increase CIA Drone Strikes

Bill Roggio

When President Donald Trump visited CIA headquarters in the first weeks of his presidency, he toured the secure floor where agency officers direct drone strikes against suspected terrorists, current and former U.S. officials told NBC News. more...

18th September 2017 – FDD's Long War Journal

US has launched ‘more than 100 strikes against AQAP’ so far this year

Bill Roggio

In addition to the updated strike total for Yemen, the response is interesting as it notes that AQAP operatives are not the only target of the air campaign: the US military is hitting the entirety of the network. more...