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Al-Qaeda's Leader In Yemen Killed In ‘signature Strike,' U.S. Officials Say

06/17/2015 07:27 pm ET | Updated Jun 17, 2015

The CIA did not know in advance that al-Qaeda’s leader in Yemen was among the suspected militants targeted in a lethal drone strike last week, according to U.S. officials who said that the operation went forward under counter­terrorism guidelines that were eased by the Obama administration after the collapse of the U.S.-backed government in Yemen this year.

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