Thursday, February 07, 2013

national security

""The Associated Press in 2011 agreed to withhold the location of a secret U.S.-run drone base located inside Saudi Arabia after U.S. officials contended that revealing the location would make the base a target of extremists, endangering people directly, and would badly endanger counterterror efforts. The AP did report at the time on secret drone operations operating from the region, targeting extremists in Yemen. The AP on rare occasions withholds information when officials offer a compelling argument that the information could imperil national security or specific individuals.""