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The Trump Administration Is Ramping Up the War in Yemen

The United States launched a wave of airstrikes against al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula, or AQAP, targets in Yemen on Friday, following more than 20 strikes on Thursday. This would appear to be a significant escalation in the fight against the group, which has been implicated in a number of plots to attack the United States. The Pentagon says the strikes targeted AQAP "fighters, heavy weapons systems, equipment infrastructure and the group's fighting positions," Al Jazeera reports, but reside

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