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The Journal 06/17/2016 | US Special Operations force extends Yemen mission against al-Qaida

The Journal 06/17/2016 | US Special Operations force extends Yemen mission against al-Qaida

The U.S. military now plans to keep a small force of Special Operations advisers in Yemen – deployed in April for a limited, short-term operation – for the foreseeable future, a step toward reestablishing a counterterrorism mission that was shut down last year by civil war.

U.S. officials, speaking on the condition of anonymity to discuss sensitive operations, said the team of about a dozen men would assist troops from…

Source: The Journal 06/17/2016 | US Special Operations force extends Yemen mission against al-Qaida