But while the pace of the U.S. drone war may be slowing in Pakistan, it seems to be picking up again in Yemen. Bill Roggio and Oren Adaki of the Long War Journal discuss:
The most recent strike killed Moajab bin Aziz, an alleged local al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula commander, and his bodyguard.
The strikes have targeted AQAP operatives in the northern province of al-Jawf—the same province where the U.S.-born Anwar al-Awlaki was killed in 2011. In total there have been seven strikes this year.