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CIA operating secret drone base in Saudi Arabia

The CIA has been running a secret airbase in Saudi Arabia to launch deadly drone attacks against Al Qaeda in Yemen, various media outlets reported today.

Obama’s cautious foreign policy has proved right so far

Commentary: Events, not intentions, will shape his record in the second term.
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US President Barack Obama waves to supporters after his victory speech at McCormick Place on election night Nov. 6, 2012, in Chicago, Ill. The president was sworn in for his second term in office on Jan. 21, 2013, at the National Mall in Washington, D.C. (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
President Obama’s first term failed to live up to the expectations of the left wing of his party, which hoped for a more radical change in domestic policy. His second term is likely to disappoint another important constituency — the media and foreign policy elites in Washington, D.C.
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Yemen: US drone strike kills 3 al Qaeda militants

A local tribesman said the car hit had been "completely obliterated" and the bodies inside were charred.

Al Qaeda offers bounty for killing US ambassador in Sanaa

The Yemen branch of Al Qaeda has announced that it will pay three kilograms of gold to anyone who kills the US ambassador in Sanaa.

Yemen: Kidnappings of foreigners on the rise

Three Europeans were abducted on a busy road in the capital Sanaa during broad daylight.

Yemen: At least 3 suspected militants killed by drone strike

A source said the strike was the first by a US drone in the Saada province, which borders Saudi Arabia.

Yemen: Al Qaeda leader denies reports of his death

Al-Shihri claimed reports of his death in a US drone strike were a "rumor to cover up the killing of innocent Muslim civilians."

Yemen: Drone strike kills 9 suspected Al Qaeda militants

The strikes came a day after Yemen's Defense Minister Gen. Mohammed Nasser Ahmed visited Jaar and voted to hunt down Al Qaeda militants.

Chatter: US embassy security officer shot dead in Yemen

Gunmen target the head of security for the US embassy in Yemen, there's a mystery over the contents of a Syrian jet, and the Nobel Prize for Literature goes to...
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Gunmen target the head of security for the US embassy in Yemen, there's a mystery over the contents of a Syrian jet, and the Nobel Prize for Literature goes to...
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