Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula

Yemen’s Interior Ministry claimed it captured Khalid Saeed BaTarfi, al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula’s “communication officer.” BaTarfi is also an AQAP military commander in Abyan province.

Bill Roggio is a Senior Fellow at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies and the Editor of FDD's Long War Journal.

Are you a dedicated reader of FDD's Long War Journal? Has our research benefitted you or your team over the years? Support our independent reporting and analysis today by considering a one-time or monthly donation. Thanks for reading! You can make a tax-deductible donation here.



Islamic state



Al shabaab

Boko Haram