Obama’s Success Story: Al-Qaeda Snaps Photos Inside Governor’s Palace in Yemen

Khaled Batarfi
Khaled Batarfi poses for a photo sitting in the former governor’s palace.

In September 2014, Obama bragged in his address to the nation that Yemen was a foreign policy success story.

In late March, Houthi rebels took control of the Al Anad airbase in Yemen. Just five days before the attack the base was home to 120 US special forces.


Today Al-Qaeda leader Khaled Batarfi snapped photos of himself in the governor’s mansion. This comes days after militants released Batarfi and

We’re number one.

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