He was the basis for a character known as “The Wolf” in the movie “Zero Dark Thirty.”
Acceptance of Boko Haram signals an alliance of interests for groups that share a reputation for brutality.
The surge of optimism that followed bin Laden’s killing and the Arab Spring has all but evaporated among many officials and analysts.
The overhaul will create a Directorate of Digital Innovation and replace old divisions with “mission centers.”
The new emphasis would be part of a broad restructuring of the agency.
Dozens of operatives and analysts were pulled out of the capital, Sanaa, amid mounting security concerns.
The future of U.S. drone strikes launched from Yemen against al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula targets is uncertain.
Democrats say decision not to limit spending or set an end date is aimed at pushing probe into 2016 election.
The appointment of the new head of the National Clandestine Service could signal a broader shake-up.
The Obama administration was forced to cease operations after Yemen’s government collapsed.