After a U.S. drone strike killed four alleged al-Qaida members in Yemen, the State Department is telling non-essential personnel at the U.S. Embassy in Yemen to leave the country. The order follows a threat by al-Qaida that has triggered temporary shutdowns of 19 American diplomatic posts across the Middle East and Africa.
President Barack Obama needs to stay in Washington, D.C., suspend campaigning, and address the threats against Americans in the Middle East.
A key terror leader known for trying to incite violence against the U.S. here in the Twin Cities and around the world has been killed. A joint CIA and U.S. military air strike took out Anwar al-Awlaki’s convoy in Yemen early Friday.
An American member of Al Queda credited as a true leader of communications for the terrorist group was tracked down and killed in Yemen.