Terrorism in Yemen
The Pentagon said the strike will hurt the terror group's ability to use Yemen as a base.
The White House insists it has been clear on warning Iran.
Khamenei called the airstrike campaign a "genocide" against Yemeni civilians.
State Department wants info on location of Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula's leaders.
Officials want to publicly defend the strikes, saying U.S. secrecy only helps al Qaeda.