TITLE

YEMEN-TERRORISM: Obama's New Secret Wars

PUB. DATE
August 2011
SOURCE
Middle East Reporter (Weekly Edition);8/6/2011, Vol. 141 Issue 1263, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
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64165480

 

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