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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

9th July 2014 – FDD Policy Brief

AQAP and ISIS Compete for Saudi Attention

Oren Adaki

Saudi Arabia was reinforcing its northern border last week in response to the alarming advances of the Islamic State marching across Iraq... more...

23rd June 2014 – Cited by Greg Miller - The Washington Post

Legal Memo Backing Drone Strike That Killed American Anwar al-Awlaki Is Released

A federal court on Monday released a previously secret government memo outlining the legal justification for the 2011 killing of Anwar al-Awlaki, a U.S. citizen and accused al-Qaeda operative, in a drone strike in Yemen. more...

17th June 2014 – The Long War Journal

US Adds AQAP Leader Involved in Embassy Plot to Terrorist List

Bill Roggio

The US Department of State added a top al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula leader who has been involved in plots to targeted US diplomatic facilities in Yemen and worldwide as... more...

14th June 2014 – The Long War Journal

US Drones Kill AQAP Commander, 4 Fighters in Southern Yemen

Bill Roggio

The US killed an al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula commander and four fighters in the second recorded drone strike in southern Yemen this month. Earlier today, the... more...

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