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The Obama administration is assembling a constellation of secret drone bases for counterterrorism operations in the Horn of Africa and the Arabian Peninsula as part of a newly aggressive campaign to attack al-Qaeda affiliates in Somalia and Yemen, U.S. officials said.
One of the installations is being established in Ethiopia
Another base is in the Seychelles, an archipelago in the Indian Ocean, where a small fleet of “hunter-killer” drones resumed operations this month after an experimenta
The war against al-Qaida is now 10 year old. The support base of al-Qaida is mostly in North Africa. So it is very logical.
How can they think they can sustain this global war?
Originally posted by earthdude
Why the hell do you need a base for a drone? A van works just fine. Hey lets build a restaurant instead of taking a sack lunch.