U.S. SOF Directs Offensive Against AQAP
WASHINGTON [MENL] -- U.S. military advisers have been directing the war
against Al Qaida in Yemen.
Officials said scores of officers from the U.S. Special Operations
Command have been deployed with the Yemeni military to identify, track and
strike targets of Al Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula. They said American
personnel were helping direct Yemeni infantry missions and air strikes as
well as conducting battle damage assessments.