The CIA and the Pentagon have been granted new and broader authority to carry out drone strikes in Yemen. The Obama Administration reportedly approved the clandestine campaign's expansion earlier this month, reflecting growing concern over Yemen being a safe haven for Al Qaeda operatives.
In recent months, an affiliate of the terrorist network has strengthened their foothold in southern Yemen as the result of turmoil and unrest plaguing the region. The affiliate has been linked to a series of terrorist plots against the United States.
Greg Miller, national security correspondent for The Washington Post has been covering these recent developments and joins us to explain what this policy shift will mean for the U.S.'s overseas drone campaign.