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  • U.S. steps up drone strikes against militants in Yemen

    U.S. steps up drone strikes against militants in Yemen
    WASHINGTON — Prompted in part by a video in which Al Qaeda leaders taunted the United States, the CIA launched lethal drone strikes in Yemen that marked an escalation in the Obama administration's shadow war against the terrorist network's most powerful franchise.
  • 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&...

    Secret Senate report harshly critical of CIA interrogations

    Secret Senate report harshly critical of CIA interrogations
    WASHINGTON — A secret Senate report on the CIA's treatment of Al Qaeda detainees from 2001 to 2006 concludes that the spy agency used brutal, unauthorized interrogation techniques, misrepresented key elements of the program to policymakers and the...

    Rebel assault on Kasab, Syria, revives dark memories for Armenians

    Rebel assault on Kasab, Syria, revives dark memories for Armenians
    BEIRUT — A rebel assault on the northern Syrian town of Kasab near the Turkish border has sparked a furor among Armenians worldwide and revived dark memories of the Ottoman-era genocide. It's unclear how many civilian casualties occurred in the...

    Senate seeks release of report criticizing CIA interrogations

    Senate seeks release of report criticizing CIA interrogations
    WASHINGTON — The Senate Intelligence Committee voted 11-3 Thursday to ask President Obama to declassify key portions of a controversial report that its backers say disproves CIA claims that brutal interrogations of Al Qaeda captives helped thwart...