Smoke rose Sunday during demining operations at the gas plant in eastern Algeria that Islamist militants attacked last week. Louafi Larbi /Reuters /Landov hide caption

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Algerian men look at national newspapers headlining the terrorist attack and kidnapping in Amenas at a news stand in Algiers on Thursday. Ouahab Hebbat/AP hide caption

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A U.S. Predator drone flies through the night sky over Kandahar Air Field in Afghanistan. Such drones have been targeting groups such as the Haqqani network that are accused of attacking U.S. and Afghan forces. Kirsty Wigglesworth/AP hide caption

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Pakistani Air Force personnel guard an air base northwest of Islamabad earlier today. It was attacked Thursday by militants armed with guns, rocket launchers and suicide vests. Aamir Qureshi /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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President Obama and John Brennan, his top counterterrorism adviser, in the Oval Office on Jan. 4, 2010. Brennan is a key voice about who gets put on the "kill list." Pete Souza/White House hide caption

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