Al-Qaida Branch Says No. 2 Leader Kil...

Al-Qaida Branch Says No. 2 Leader Killed in Yemen

There are 8 comments on the Valley News Live story from Jul 17, 2013, titled Al-Qaida Branch Says No. 2 Leader Killed in Yemen. In it, Valley News Live reports that:

The Yemen-based branch of al-Qaida says a U.S. drone strike has killed a former Guantanamo Bay prisoner who rose to become the group's No.

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Eleanor

Vernon Hills, IL

#1 Jul 17, 2013
So that's how Obama is doing it now ...

Release a prisoner from Gitmo and then mow him AND his associates down with drones.
sound logic enclosed

United States

#2 Jul 17, 2013
I am happy that Obama was able to get a lot of terrorist of the battle field with these drone strikes but I think it is time for Congress to hold hearings because I am not comfortable with the President just killing who he wants without any oversight.
American Lady

Danville, KY

#3 Jul 17, 2013
Al-Qaida Branch Says No. 2 Leader Killed in Yemen

Posted: Jul 17, 2013 7:57 AM EDT
Updated: Jul 17, 2013 7:57 AM EDT


SANAA, Yemen (AP)- The Yemen-based branch of al-Qaida says a U.S. drone strike has killed a former Guantanamo Bay prisoner who rose to become the group's No. 2 figure. The announcement, posted on militant websites, gives no date for the death of Saudi-born Saeed al-Shihri.

http://www.valleynewslive.com/story/22862032/...

http://www.topix.com/us/2013/07/al-qaida-bran...

Wonder "how many" more he took out???
With a 'drone ???

WHAT is "really" happening ...
THAT they are keeping Martin case in the news FOR?
American Lady

Danville, KY

#4 Jul 17, 2013
oooops ...
Above post meant for another forum ...
US Huh

Colonial Heights, VA

#5 Jul 17, 2013
Eleanor wrote:
So that's how Obama is doing it now ...
Release a prisoner from Gitmo and then mow him AND his associates down with drones.
Why not Maj Hassan?

Since: Mar 09

The Left Coast

#7 Jul 18, 2013
I have to hand it to Obama on this one, place a tracking chip in the prisoners at Gitmo, let them go and then send drones to kill them. Gitmo closes, Obama looks good. None of that pesky interference from the Legislative or Judicial branches. Brilliant.
Robert

Douglasville, GA

#8 Jul 18, 2013
When they get promoted it must be I got good news and bad news.

The good news is that your are promoted to the #2 al qaida position.

The bad news is that your are promoted to the #2 al qaida position.
bellowing niceties

Greeley, CO

#9 Jul 19, 2013
Just imagine if this was George Bush. The libs would be going nuts! "He lets them go, then kills them without even a hearing, much less a trial!"

Nice work Obama! No waterboarding or other fake torture for you. Just death from above for the terrorist and anyone around him at the time. No worries about collateral damage. Grandma and the little kid who was passing by on the bike are just two more dead ragheads as far as Herr Obama is concerned.

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