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Friday, February 03, 2017

Why did Trump's Yemen raid go wrong? President Trump's first military action resulted in the deaths of a Navy SEAL and an 8-year-old American girl.


"According to a former defense official, the Obama White House was “reluctant” to authorize special operations raids against AQAP targets in its final years, though it permitted drone strikes.

No such reluctance appears to persist in the new administration. When Central Command initially disclosed the raid on Sunday, it signaled that the mission was “one in a series of aggressive moves against terrorist planners in Yemen and worldwide”.  The Guardian
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