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Nasir al-Wuhayshi, commander of AQAP confirmed dead in a US drone strike... Libyan jihadist Mokhtar Belmokhtar reportedly killed in another... Bahrain’s military forces to undergo counterterrorism training at top UK military academies... Six longtime Yemeni Guantanamo detainess arrive in Oman...and more...

AUMF: Scope and Reach

The Attack on Belmokhtar and the Scope of the AUMF

It appears that the United States conducted an airstrike in Libya yesterday, targeting and killing Mokhtar Belmokhtar--a notorious Algerian terrorist who was once a member of GIA and GSPC, continued as a key leader for GSPC after it affiliated with al Qaeda and became AQIM, and most recently broke with AQIM by going independent with

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