Al-Qaeda Leader in Yemen Succumbs to Car Crash, Not U.S. Intel


The Long War Journal reports that Yemen says they have captured Said al-Shihri, the former Gitmo detainee who went to the Saudi terrorist rehabilitation program and celebrated his recovery by becoming the deputy leader of Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula:
The Interior Ministry claimed that Said Ali al Shihri and another al Qaeda operative identified [...]

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Sessions: Jihadi rehab tied to terror – POLITICO.com


The top Republican on the Senate Judiciary Committee is pushing Attorney General Eric Holder to explore links between a jihadist rehabilitation program in Saudi Arabia and Yemeni extremists linked to the failed Christmas Day terror plot. Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.) on Tuesday rereleased a letter he sent last month to Holder demanding that the Department […]