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U.S. to use more drones to hunt for 'al Qaeda' in Yemen

U.S. to use more drones to hunt for 'al Qaeda' in Yemen 10 Nov 2010 The Obama administration is expected to deploy more Predator drones in Yemen to hunt for and possible strike against, 'al Qaeda' in the country, U.S. officials said. Air attacks against operatives of al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) have stopped over the past several months, because the United States lacks actionable intelligence about their whereabouts. After a series of attacks and operations by Yemeni forces earlier this year, the leaders of AQAP have gone underground.