U.S. Ramps Up Drone Strikes In Yemen06:22
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This undated handout photo provided by the U.S. Air Force shows a MQ-9 Reaper, armed with GBU-12 Paveway II laser guided munitions and AGM-114 Hellfire missiles, during a combat mission over southern Afghanistan. (Lt. Col.. Leslie Pratt/U.S. Air Force via AP)
This undated handout photo provided by the U.S. Air Force shows a MQ-9 Reaper, armed with GBU-12 Paveway II laser guided munitions and AGM-114 Hellfire missiles, during a combat mission over southern Afghanistan. (Lt. Col.. Leslie Pratt/U.S. Air Force via AP)

A U.S. drone strike killed at least six alleged militants in Yemen today.

It's the sixth such strike in the past 10 days and it seems to be part of the response to a recent terrorist threat against the West.

This period of increased drone strikes follows a period when there hadn't been any, and raises questions about where the drone strategy stands at this point.

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This segment aired on August 8, 2013.

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