Wednesday, August 3, 2022


This is coolbert:

Without a whole lot of elaboration or comment the obituary of Ayman al-Zawahiri. Long time # 2 man Al Qaeda. Second only to Osama bin Laden.

As reported by the New York Times the story by Joby Warrick August 1, 2022.

"Ayman al-Zawahiri, al-Qaeda leader, killed at 71"

"Ayman al-Zawahiri, an Egyptian-born terrorist leader, took over as head of al-Qaeda after the death of Osama bin Laden. Zawahiri was killed in a U.S. strike."

American drone strike Afghan!

"Americans knew him as al-Qaeda’s No. 2 leader, the bespectacled, bushy-bearded deputy to Osama bin Laden. But in reality, it was Ayman al-Zawahiri’s brains and blood-drenched hands that guided the world’s most notorious terrorist movement."

"Zawahiri, 71, was killed in a CIA drone strike in Kabul over the weekend, according to officials familiar with the matter who spoke on the condition of anonymity to discuss sensitive intelligence. In an address to the nation, President Biden confirmed the death and called the attack a 'precision strike' that did not cause civilian casualties."

Hit and done in while sitting on a balcony Kabul. Weapon of choice a Hellfire missile in the "flying ginsu" mode.

Since 9/11 Al Qaeda because of casualties and the lack of leadership much less at the forefront of world terrorism. Affiliates and those drawing inspiration from still going strong however.


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