Category: Yemen

US eyes Yemen al-Qaeda leader Nasser al-Wuhayshi

In what reads like a lesson plan for the less-experienced jihadist, Nasser al-Wahishi, who spent years as Osama bin Laden’s personal secretary, provides a step-by-step assessment of what worked and what didn’t in Yemen. Yet in the never-before-seen correspondence discovered by the Associated Press, the man at the center of the latest terror threat barely […]

U.S. drones kill more than 30 in Yemen

In fewer than two weeks, Hellfire missiles launched by U.S. drones have killed at least 31 people in Yemen. At least 14 of the victims were believed by President Obama — the launcher-in-chief — to be al-Qaeda militants. On the heels of reports of the foiling of a plot purportedly hatched by the Yemeni-based branch […]

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