May 15, 2014

America's Epic Failure in Yemen

Almosawa & Dickey, The Daily Beast

The Associated Press

At times, Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula, or AQAP, as it’s called, openly taunts the Hadi government and its American backers. On March 29, it released a video of hundreds of militants celebrating the homecoming of 29 AQAP members who’d been freed in a spectacular jailbreak. Among the celebrants, making no effort to disguise himself, was Naser al-Wuhaishi, the leader of AQAP, who vowed to free Yemen of “the cross and its holder, America.”

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TAGGED: War On Terror, Al-Qaeda, United States, Yemen

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