AQAP regional leader killed?
“…without sufficient intelligence, ground support or adequate backup preparations.”
Biggest win since OBL?
“Just as we feared in the chaos … Al Qaeda has had a resurgence.”
Passes to Yemen called on account of (terrorist) reign.
“A serious threat.”
Traveled to Yemen?
Success or mess?
Connected to “core” al-Qaeda?
“And this will remain in effect until further notice.”
“We must eliminate the cross.”
Two major plots at the same time?
Maybe, but not terribly likely