11 Jan '18, 3pm

US killed three 'key' AQAP leaders

<a href=’#’><img alt=’Dashboard 1 ‘ src=’https://public.tableau.com/static/images/US/USStrikesinYemen/Dashboard1/1_rss.png’ style=’border: none’ /></a> US forces killed three additional Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) senior leaders in airstrikes that took place in Yemen last month, US Central Command (CENTCOM) announced yesterday. CENTCOM conducted more than 120 strikes in Yemen in 2017, but has only provided limited details on strikes against AQAP or Islamic State high-value targets. CENTCOM identified the AQAP operatives who were killed as “key Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula leaders.” Their responsibilities included “external operations facilitator,” an operative who paves the way for attacks outside of Yemen, an arms facilitator, as well as a member of its proselytizing counci...

Full article: https://www.longwarjournal.org/archives/2018/01/us-killed...

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