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Intel influx leads to increased U.S. strikes in Yemen – CNN

On April 19, 2012, CNN's national security blog reported that officials attribute the increasing number of drone attacks in Yemen to "[i]mproved intelligence about the leadership of the al Qaeda movement in that country."  According to CNN sources, the U.S. maintains various modes of intelligence inside Yemen, including both manned fighter jets and UAVs.  Furthermore, while current procedures for Yemen require that the target have a "direct interest" in attacking the U.S., the CIA is currently seeking permission to conduct "signature" strikes [strikes which can be based on "suspicious behavior"] within the country.

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