Skip to comments.Source: 'Massive' attack targets al Qaeda in Yemen
Posted on 04/20/2014 9:56:20 PM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer
An operation targeting al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula is under way in Abyan and Shabwa, Yemen, a high-level Yemeni government official who is being briefed on the strikes told CNN on Monday.
The official said that the scale of the strikes against AQAP is "massive and unprecedented" and that at least 30 militants have been killed. The operation involved Yemeni commandos who are now "going after high-level AQAP targets," the official said.
A day earlier, suspected drone strikes targeted al Qaeda fighters in Yemen for the second time in two days, killing "at least a dozen," the government official said.
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After Al Quaida published videos of their big party out in the open in Yemen last week, they probably ticked off the local government. They were allowed to be bad as long as they didn’t embarrass the local power structure.
Well this is just going to make Obama’s day.
Yep. Just a little reminder, boys, and don't get behind on the baksheesh.
Killing 30 “folks” (as President Osama Obama says) is a massive attack?
Or we got on their case, and the locals are putting on a show for our benefit, the AQ biggies having long since fled. One or the other.
I may not have many good things to say about Obama, but he certainly keeping these clowns on their toes (or in pieces).