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Author: Bill Roggio & Alexandra Gutowski

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

US conducted a record 131 airstrikes in Yemen last year

The United States conducted 131 counterterrorism strikes in Yemen, CENTCOM told FDD's Long War Journal.

US conducts 10 counterterrorism strikes in Yemen

US forces conducted a record 120 strikes in Yemen in 2017 and appears to be…

Afghan and Coalition forces prepare for 2018 offensive against the Taliban

Afghan forces will be on the offensive in the coming year, but have significant challenges…

US strike kills 4 Shabaab terrorists

The operation occurred approximately 50 kilometers northwest of Kismayo, the site of another recent airstrike.

US killed three ‘key’ AQAP leaders in Yemen

CENTCOM identified the AQAP operatives who were killed as "key Al Qaeda in the Arabian…

US strikes Shabaab outside Somali capital

In the first strike of 2018, US forces have again halted an imminent car bomb…

2017: A record year for US counterterrorism strikes

The pattern of operations in 2017 in what the Obama administration used to call areas…

US strikes Shabaab outside of Kismayo

The attack killed eight Shabaab fighters and destroyed one vehicle, according to the AFRICOM press…