Pentagon: Over 30 airstrikes against Al Qaeda in two straight nights this week

By Lucas Tomlinson
For the second consecutive night, US drones and jets continued striking Al Qaeda militants in Yemen, in a sign the Trump administration is ramping up operations as part of a broader campaign against the terrorist group long considered the biggest threat to the United States.
The U.S. military has conducted over 30 airstrikes against al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula across three provinces in Yemen, according to Capt. Jeff Davis a Pentagon spokesman.   It is not immediately clear if those airstrikes continued Friday night.
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