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Al Qaeda leader Zawahri's death and questions that need answers

Posted on AllSides August 4th, 2022
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President Biden gave a rare primetime address Monday night to announce that the CIA, on his orders, conducted a drone strike that killed al Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahri. Zawahri is a longtime radical Islamist leader who succeeded Usama bin Laden as head of al Qaeda in 2011 and masterminded the deadly terrorist attacks against the U.S. embassies in Kenya and Tanzania in 1998. 

This drone strike may validate President Biden’s plan to target terrorists in Afghanistan with "over the horizon" strikes, something many experts questioned. In addition, the administration claims no...

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