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Drone Strikes Yemen

Yemen Security: U.S. Drone Strike Kills Qaida Leader

AP | AHMED AL-HAJ | Posted 06.14.2014 | World

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — A suspected U.S. drone in Yemen's south targeted a car carrying al-Qaida militants Saturday, killing all five passengers, Yemeni...

Al Qaeda Says 'Spies' Executed For Aiding U.S. Drone Strikes In Yemen

Reuters | Posted 08.01.2014 | World

DUBAI, June 2 (Reuters) - Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) said it had executed four men accused of planting electronic chips in vehicles to...

Death From Above: How American Drone Strikes Are Devastating Yemen

Rolling Stone | Vivian Salama | Posted 04.14.2014 | World

The people of Yemen can hear destruction before it arrives. In cities, towns and villages across this country, which hangs off the southern end of the...

Yemen Wants Its Own Drones

Reuters | Posted 10.22.2013 | World

By Mohammed Ghobari SANAA, Aug 22 (Reuters) - Yemen has asked the United States to supply it with drones, President Abd-Rabbu Mansour ...

Another Day, Another Drone Strike In Yemen

AP | AHMED EL-HAJ | Posted 10.10.2013 | World

SANAA, Yemen — A suspected U.S. drone strike killed two alleged al-Qaida militants in southern Yemen on Saturday, military officials said, makin...

Why Obama's Bush 2.0 Strategy for the Middle East is Wrong

Vali Nasr | Posted 08.12.2013 | Politics
Vali Nasr

2013-06-07-Nasrcover.jpgAs surprising as it may seem to those who expected Obama to be a kind of "anti-Bush," it is Bush's preoccupation with homeland security as the be-all and end-all of grand strategy that serves as the best guide to how Obama sees American engagement in the Middle East. Drones, not democracy, drive American policy.

U.S. Acknowledges Four American Citizens Killed In Drone Strikes

AP | PETE YOST | Posted 07.22.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration acknowledged for the first time Wednesday that four American citizens have been killed in drone strikes since 2...