Al-Zawahiri’s Killing May Send Al-Qaeda in Ominous New Directions
Terror organization’s new leader could restart jihad
By: Murray Hunter
The July 31 elimination of Al-Qaeda’s Ayman Al-Zawahiri in Kabul has a number of ramifications. Al-Zawahiri was assassinated standing on a balcony (above) in an upscale flat in the heart of the city by two Hellfire R9-X missiles from an MQ9 Reaper drone that had flown over or originated in a third country. Al-Zawahiri had a US$25 millio…
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