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Zawahiri Also Said To Be In U.S. Crosshairs

June 17 2011


Adm. Mike Mullen, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, says American forces will seek to hunt down and kill new Al-Qaida leader Ayman al-Zawahiri in the same fashion as his predecessor Osama bin Laden, reports Agence France-Presse.

Zawahiri, 59, was called a pale imitation of bin Laden and an "armchair general" with no combat experience by an unnamed senior official.

Defense Secretary Robert Gates, saying that it was "probably tough to count votes when you're in a cave,"...

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