"... The drone strike comes less than a week after a U.S. Navy SEALs team killed Osama bin Laden at a compound in Pakistan. Had the drone strike in Yemen been successful, the U.S. would have killed two of the most-wanted terrorists in one week. Mr. Awlaki has emerged as the charismatic front-man of al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula, a group the U.S. considers the most active terror organization in the world. With bin Laden's death, some officials believe Mr. Awlaki and his Yemen-based group now represents the gravest threat to the U.S. He has been linked to at least three major incidents: the Ft. Hood shootings, the Christmas 2009 plot to blow up a U.S.-bound passenger plane and a plan to blow up cargo planes...."
Friday, May 6, 2011
Posted by G, M, Z, or B at 7:16 PM