AQAP Releases Statement on One Year Anniversary of Formation
Posted on Wed Jan 20, 2010 at 05:33:46 PM EST
Tags: AQAP (all tags)
The Senate Foreign Relations Committee held a hearing today on Yemen and Al Qaeda Arabian Peninsula. Here is the written testimony of Gregory Johnson (pdf) who also writes the blog Waq al Waq. On pages 17 to 23, he accurately outlines the formation,activities and events related to AQAP this year. He concludes the section with:
[T]he US and Yemen seem more prepared to fight the enemy al-Qaeda was rather than the one that it has become.
It was one year ago today that Al Qaeda Arabian Peninsula announced its formation. Today, it released a statement (English translation)congratulating itself on its achievements during the past 12 months, and honoring its members who died during suicide missions. Some snippets: [More...]
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