YEMEN-TERRORISM: Obama's New Secret Wars

August 2011
Middle East Reporter (Weekly Edition);8/6/2011, Vol. 141 Issue 1263, p16
The article reports on the covert operations carried out by the U.S. military's Joint Special Operations Command (JSOC) and the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) to fight against the terrorist group al-Qaeda in Yemen and Somalia. It notes that the intense operations demonstrate the escalation of U.S. President Barack Obama's effort to eliminate the operatives in the group including Anwar al-Awlaki of Yemen. It is also noted that U.S. forces conduct clandestine air strikes in other nations.


Related Articles

  • Sept. 30, 2011 Yemen.  // Newsweek (Pacific Edition);10/10/2011, Vol. 158 Issue 15, p8 

    The article reports that Anwar al-Awlaki, a radical American-born cleric and member of Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula, was killed by a U.S. Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) drone-missile strike in Yemen.

  • The Terrorist Bride. Borg, Orla; Christensen, Carsten Ellegaard; Pihl, Morten // Newsweek Global;2/8/2013, Vol. 161 Issue 6, p1 

    The article discusses the courtship and marriage of the American Muslim Aminah and the al Qaeda leader Anwar al-Awlaki which was facilitated by the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency spy Morten Storm. According to the article, the couple exchanged video messages before their marriage but a plan to...

  • Anwar al-Awlaki, Yemen and Obama's War. Seale, Patrick // Washington Report on Middle East Affairs;Dec2011, Vol. 30 Issue 9, p26 

    The article examines the controversy over the legality of Yemeni-American imam Anwar al-Awlaki's assassination in Yemen on September 30, 2011. It reveals that al-Awlaki was killed by a Hellfire missile fired from a drone operated by the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency (CIA). Al-Awlaki was a...

  • DOSSIER: Anwar Al Awlaki.  // Geo-Strategy Direct;10/12/2011, p2 

    The article reports on the U.S. assassination of Al Awlaki, a leading Al Qaida operative. It is said that the assassination was the culmination of a two-year operation. He was killed in a U.S. unmanned aerial vehicle strike in eastern Yemen on September 30, 2011. He was the foreign operations...

  • DEEP BACKGROUND. Giraldi, Philip // American Conservative;Nov2011, Vol. 10 Issue 11, p27 

    The article reports on the successful assassination of alleged al-Qaeda propagandist and terrorist leader Anwar al-Awlaki in the Arabian Peninsula. It states that the Yemeni intelligence service has contributed significant assistance in the assassination. It notes that for U.S. president Barack...

  • YEMEN-QAEDA.  // Middle East Reporter (Weekly Edition);10/1/2011, Vol. 141 Issue 1271, p5 

    The article reports on the death of American al Qaeda operatives Anwar al-Awlaki and Samir Khan in Yemen in a U.S. Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) drone strike in an effort to defeat al Qaeda. According to U.S. President Barack Obama, the death of Awlaki serves as a tribute to years of...

  • Kill on Command. Joe Wolverton II // New American (08856540);11/21/2011, Vol. 27 Issue 22, p27 

    The article investigates the assassination ordered by U.S. President Barack Obama against Anwar al-Awlaki, who was considered the first American citizen to be included in the kill or capture list of the government. The author relates that Obama has directed the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)...

  • Obama's Assassination Program. Kattenburg, Kathy // Moderate Voice;4/8/2010, p12 

    The article reports on the move of U.S. President Barack Obama to approve presidential assassination program in response to the letter of American lawyer Glenn Greenwald about terrorism prevention. It states that the president has ordered Dennis Blair, director of the National Intelligence, to...

  • The Killing of Osama Bin Laden and Anwar Al-Aulaqi: Uncharted Legal Territory. Van Schaack, Beth // Yearbook of International Humanitarian Law (Cambridge University;Dec2011, Vol. 14, p255 

    The killing of Osama bin Laden in Pakistan in May 2011 and Anwar al-Aulaqi in Yemen in September 2011 both raise the question of when the killing of an identified individual posing a threat to a nation-state is lawful. Although it has not yet been forced to publicly defend either killing in any...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics