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Tag: AQAP

US targets AQAP 8 times in past 3 months

While strikes against al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula have waned over the past year, they have not halted all…

ODNI releases annual overview of Islamic State and al Qaeda networks

According to the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI), al Qaeda's senior leaders are strengthening the al Qaeda…

US strike that killed USS Cole plotter first in Yemen in 3 months

Counterterrorism operations against AQAP have significantly tapered off in 2018 after a massive increase in 2017. The strike that killed…

Al Qaeda tries to capitalize on Saudi controversy

Al Qaeda's As Sahab has released an essay blasting Saudi Arabia's relationship with the US. The essay's author, identified as…

Yemen strikes wane, but AQAP still poses “a significant threat”

The United States has conducted 36 strikes in Yemen in 2018, roughly a quarter of last year's record high of…

US offers reward for information on 2 senior AQAP leaders

The US State Department announced today that it is offering rewards for information on two senior AQAP leaders: Qasim al-Raymi…

JNIM portrays its fight as part of Al Qaeda’s global jihad

As JNIM rallies its members and supporters against France and Mali, it depicts the fight with the two countries as…

Al Qaeda is very much alive, and widely misunderstood

AL Qaeda's operatives are fighting in more countries around the world today than was the case on 9/11. And its…