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Multiple U.S. Troops Injured in Yemen Raid: Pentagon


MAY 23, 2017, 12:27 P.M. E.D.T.

WASHINGTON — Multiple U.S. troops were injured in a Tuesday raid against a compound associated with al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula in Yemen in which at least seven militants were killed, the Pentagon said. 65 more words

U.S. Navy SEALs conduct raid deep inside Yemen - taking a look at the conflict and America's increased involvement.

During a raid in Marib Governorate in Yemen, United States (U.S.) Navy SEALs killed seven militants associated with the terrorist group al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP). 1,514 more words

Foreign Policy

Trump's Saudi Arabia Speech Condemns Yemen; Shows Shallow Weakness of His Phony Tough Guy Approach

I was in the car during the President’s big speech on terrorism to a bunch of gilded heirs in a gilded palace, and there was a certain peculiar horror at hearing that voice saying those words. 1,040 more words

National Security

Assessment of Worldwide Threats: ISIL, al-Qaeda, Taleban

The Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) presented its written “Worldwide Threat Assessment” to the Senate last week. The analysis confirms that the Islamic State is capable of sustaining insurgencies in both Iraq and Syria, Afghan security continues to “deteriorate,” and al Qaeda remains a threat in several parts of the globe.

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Yemen: Follow-Up

Clapper has called AQAP (Al Qaeda on the Arab Peninsula) the greatest threat to US national interests… now it’s Russia. Quite a shift in so little time. 295 more words


AQAP leader calls for ‘simple’ attacks in the West

Long War Journal, by Thomas Joscelyn, May 8, 2017:

Qasim al Raymi, the emir of Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP), wants jihadists in the West to carry out “easy and simple” attacks. 1,726 more words

Counter Jihad Report