Al Qaeda is supposed to be an enemy of the U.S or at least it was until [like the Taliban the U.S once supported] their services were needed. Again. http://www.theamericanconservative.com/larison/the-u-s-and-al-qaeda-are-on-the-same-side-in-yemen/ Enemy of my enemy is my friend . . . it's hardly surprising. No wonder the Iranians keep chanting, "death to America." The U.S shouldn't be choosing sides in any sectarian conflict.