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"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