U.S. Intensifies Military Mission in Yemen

Posted June 3, 2016 at 3:51pm

Military Times : “U.S. military officials on Friday disclosed that four air strikes inside Yemen have killed 15 al-Qaida militants dating back to February and March.”  

“Yemen is one of the terror group’s primary strongholds in the region. The newly announced strikes bring to nine the total there so far in 2016, and highlight an intensifying U.S. mission that also includes a small team of American ground troops.”  

“Those forces are operating near the Yemeni port of al Mukalla, a safe haven for the group known as al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula, or AQAP.”