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 [...]

Related posts:

  1. FrontPageMag: Battleground Yemen
  2. Al-Qaeda Foiled, For Now
  3. Obama and Petraeus Play Whac-a-Mole with Al Qaida, Taliban, Part 1: Yemen Scoffs

Peter Beinart: The Opposite of Rousing – The Daily Beast


The goals were narrow, and delivered without regard to America’s moral obligation to Afghanistan. Peter Beinart on Obama’s missed opportunity.The best that can be said about President Obama’s West Point speech is that it was civil. Obama did not accuse opponents of the Afghan surge of appeasement; he did not imply that he has a […]