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Wednesday, June 20, 2018

U.S. Drone Strikes Came Despite Yemen’s Hopes To Limit Them

By Adam Baron, McClatchy Foreign Staff SANAA, Yemen — A series of U.S. government drone strikes in Yemen over recent days has brought into sharp relief divisions among the country’s rulers over how to rein in a program that they’ve long supported. Only last week, a top Yemeni military official told McClatchy the government had placed […]

April 22, 2014

U.S. Considers Releasing Another Guantanamo Bay Detainee

By Richard Serrano, Tribune Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — Ali Ahmad Razihi, accused of being a former bodyguard to al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden, hopes someday to leave the U.S. prison at Guantanamo Bay and return to Yemen, where he plans to marry and help his family in their fruit and vegetable farm. At a hearing Thursday […]

March 21, 2014