And Another One: U.S. Navy SEALs Track And Kill Major American Al-Qaeda Mucky-Muck Anwar al-Awlaki

- By Bossip Staff

Score another one for the hometeam…

The American-born radical cleric al-Qaeda Anwar al-Awlaki, a major jihadist figure who U.S. officials say inspired several terror plots against the U.S., was killed overnight in Yemen, U.S. and Yemeni officials told ABC News.

A senior U.S. official told ABC News the U.S. had been tracking al-Awlaki for some time and had just been waiting for the perfect moment to strike. A Yemeni official said al-Awlaki was killed along with an unknown number of al Qaeda confederates, possibly in an airstrike.

“They were waiting for the right opportunity to get him away from any civilians,” a senior administration official told ABC News.

Born in New Mexico and educated in Colorado, al-Awlaki rose to prominence among extremists as a member of the al-Qaeda affiliate al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) and was a vocal preacher of jihad. His online teachings have been cited as part of the motivation behind several attacks on the U.S. homeland — from the Fort Hood Massacre to the attempted Christmas Day bombing and the Times Square bomb plot.

In 2010, al-Awlaki became the first U.S. citizen ever placed on a White House-approved list for targeted killing. He nearly met his fate shortly after U.S. Navy SEALs killed al Qaeda founder Osama bin Laden in early May when a drone strike hit the convey he was traveling but barely missed him.

At this rate Al Qaeda isn’t gonna have too many more “leaders”.


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  • gina

    Respectfully, President Obama that war is a absolute waste….didn’t y’all learn anything from Russia and Bush. Russia’s economy almost flatline fighting them. Arm them let them fight each other….its drug trade….80% live in caves! Live nomad poppy farmers, bunch junkies even the rats are on opium! We dont need anymore people…..and money buys what they have.

    It’s like drugs in the hood…it looks broke however, markets of all kinds make alot of money employ a few and the wealthy merchants drive home to their beautiful homes every evening, private schools and luxurious life. BRING OUR SOLDIERS HOME NOW! REVIEW THE DRUG TRADE HISTORY ….OK

    Obama, corporate, government and business work like this……you get 3 years to straighten it out after that YOU become part of the PROBLEM! I SUPPORT YOU …OK…ITS BEEN 3 YEARS….TAKE CARE OF BUSINESS OR BECOME PART OF THE PROBLEM …..OBAMA 2012!

  • rigch

    Does anyone see in this story that this dude killed anyone. It say inspired but he didn’t do nuthing. The bible inspired slavery it inspired wars just like the jihadist are inspired by the koran it inspired people like gina to think there black negro and colored. This all about hate and the price of the dollar falling.

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