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Obama to Paul Ryan: US missile strikes on Yemen 'necessary and appropriate'

President Obama sent a letter on Friday to Speaker of the House Paul Ryan justifying his decision to authorize a missile strike on targets in Yemen. "On October 12, 2016, at my direction," the letter reads, "U.S. Armed Forces conducted missile strikes on radar facilities in Houthi-controlled territory in Yemen. Initial assessments show that the radar facilities were destroyed by the strikes.
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