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Tag: AQAP

US Counterterrorism strikes: Tempo remains high in Somalia and Yemen, transparency improves

In 2017, LWJ reported unprecedented levels of airstrikes in Somalia and Yemen. Thus far in 2018, the United States has sustained…

Analysis: AQAP remains under pressure

On May 23, Al-Badr Media Foundation announced its presence online, saying it will work to serve the interests of al…

US Military reviews possible civilian casualties in Yemen, Somalia

Two regional combatant commands acknowledged reports of civilian casualties in recent operations.

CENTCOM releases some Yemen strike information, but gaps remain

The US military has conducted 27 counterterrorism strikes in Yemen in 2018, but has only provided complete information on two. One…

Analysis: Shabaab advertises its al Qaeda allegiance

Since late April, Shabaab has released a series of videos emphasizing its place in al Qaeda's global network. Two of…

As Senate probes Yemen role, US quietly continues strikes

The military has not produced detailed press releases for any strikes this year, continuing 2017's limited transparency.

Hamza bin Laden warns of Shiite expansion in the Middle East

In his latest message, Hamza bin Laden warns that Shiites are expanding throughout the Middle East and claims that the…

LWJ Exclusive: US quietly continues Yemen air campaign

The US military has launched 22 airstrikes against al Qaeda int he Arabian Peninsula and the Islamic State's Yemeni branch,…