Secret American drone airbase in Saudi Arabia exposed
Exposure of base – believed to be used for strikes against Al-Qaida targets in Yemen and perhaps Iran – comes after news organizations, including The New York Times, held off on publication due to Obama administration requests on the basis of national security.
The American media has been in an uproar over the past week over reports on the existence of a secret American drone base built in Saudi Arabia for launching unmanned aerial reconnaissance and strike missions against Al-Qaida targets in Yemen and perhaps other countries such as Iran. Among other details, it has emerged that a number of news organizations, including The New York Times, were aware of the base's...
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