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Over the Heads of the Saudis

24th April 2015 – NOW News

Over the Heads of the Saudis

Tony Badran

“Iran is part of the problem in Yemen, not part of the solution,” said Adel al-Jubeir, the Saudi ambassador to the United States on Wednesday. The statement was an indirect rebuke of President Obama, who in an interview the day before had said that his administration had "indicated to the Iranians that they need to be part of the solution, and not part of the problem.” more...

Analysis & Commentary

9th July 2015 – The Long War Journal

New AQAP Leader Renews Allegiance to the ‘Beloved Father,’ Ayman al Zawahiri

Thomas Joscelyn

Qasim al Raymi has released his first audio message as the new emir of Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP). Al Raymi became the head of AQAP after his predecessor, Nasir al Wuhayshi, was killed in a US drone strike in mid-June. His message has been translated by the SITE Intelligence Group. more...

6th July 2015 – Politico

Should America and Israel Let Their Enemies Kill Each Other Off?

Jonathan Schanzer

As some see it, what’s happening now in the Mideast provides the best excuse the Israelis have had in a long time to just sit back and let their worst enemies rub each other out. more...

1st July 2015 – Quoted by Shane Kavanaugh and Vladi Vovcuk - Vocativ

Saudi-Led Campaign Of Airstrikes In Yemen Marks 100th Day

David Andrew Weinberg

Saudi Arabia’s boldest military campaign in almost 100 years is marking its 100th day on Friday of punishing airstrikes on the Arab world’s poorest country, with seemingly no exit strategy in sight. more...

19th June 2015 – Quoted by Edwin Mora - Breitbart

Report: Al-Qaeda Executes Alleged Spies Linked to Saudi Arabia, U.S.

Yemen-based al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) publicly executed at least two men accused of spying on behalf of Saudi Arabia and the United States and then hung their bodies from a bridge, reports The Long War Journal. more...

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