October 19 2009
Intelligence officials have identified a terrorist who may now hold the number three position in the Al-Qaida organization, Newsweek magazine reports.
Some officials believe that Abu al-Yazid, a veteran Egyptian jihadist and Osama bin Laden associate, now has that role, officials said.
Yazid is believed to have had contact with Najibullah Zazi, an Afghan-American recently arrested on charges related to a terrorist plot. One official described Yazid as the "general manager" of...
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