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U.S. launches drone strikes against Al Qaeda targets in Yemen
U.S. launches drone strikes against Al Qaeda targets in Yemen

WASHINGTON — Prompted in part by a recent video that showed Al Qaeda leaders in Yemen openly taunting the United States, the CIA launched lethal drone strikes over the last three days that marked a sharp acceleration of the Obama administration’s shadow war against the terrorist group. Yemeni officials, who said their counter-terrorism forces carried out ground raids in conjunction with the drone strikes, said about 55 militants, including some foreigners, and at least three civilians were killed. U.S. officials said Monday that they have no evidence that the attacks on alleged training camps and a convoy of trucks eliminated fugitive bomb maker Ibrahim Hassan Asiri, the...

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