Skip to comments.U.S. Born Terror Boss Anwar al-Awlaki killed
Posted on 09/30/2011 4:04:13 AM PDT by nuconvert
Terror mastermind and senior Al-Qaeda leader Anwar al-Awlaki is dead a senior U.S. official confirms.
Al-Awlaki, a U.S.-born Islamic militant cleric who became a prominent figure in Al-Qaeda's most active branch, using his fluent English and Internet savvy to draw recruits to carry out attacks in the United States, was killed Friday in the mountains of Yemen, American and Yemeni officials said.
Yemeni security officials and local tribal leaders said al-Awlaki was killed in an air strike on his convoy that they believed was carried out by the Americans. They said pilotless drones had been seen over the area in previous days
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He dead, da-wi?
Several of these “dead” terrorists have reappeared.
Why believe either Yemenis or this administration?
Neither has credibility??
Say hello to mo and osama when you get to hell!
What will be going on behind the scenes by Obama’s left hand over the weekend while the news shows pump Obama’s head up like a weather baloon? I.e., Obama’s right hand.
Are Obama’s poll numbers with US muslims high enough to sustain this?
Will this strike piss off more of Obama’s base who hate the US?
He’s referred to as “ US born” but was he just an anchor baby or did he have established ties to this country? Where was he born and did he grow up here?
Are you referring to Obama or Al-Awlaki?
He was born in Las Cruces, New Mexico
“Al-Awlaki’s parents are from Yemen. His father, Nasser al-Aulaqi, was a Fulbright Scholar. who earned a master’s degree in agricultural economics at New Mexico State University in 1971, received a doctorate at the University of Nebraska, and worked at the University of Minnesota from 1975 to 1977.
“Anwar was seven years old when his family returned to Yemen in 1978. He then lived in Yemen for 11 years, and studied at Azal Modern School.
Al-Awlaki returned to Colorado in 1991 to attend college. He earned a B.S. in Civil Engineering from Colorado State University (1994), where he was President of the Muslim Student Association.”(Wiki)
if true then good but does FOX have to cover this every minute, who decides who now gets a burial?
The pentagon is being very quiet.
Did this admin know because they are quiet so was this a CIA mission ?
Why no DNA or photo’s?
So many differences between Bin Laden and this nut and no one has a clue what our foreign policy is .
To th eleft they say Bush for war crimes but their man can order airstrikes on an American citizen.
Bush got done over Gitmo but airstrikes is OK.
Gitmo would give us info, killing right off the bat does not
Just heard on the news, he was born in New Mexico and went back to Yemen. He went to several US colleges.
I still object to media using the term home-grown terrorist. We dont produce these people as though a natural by-product or outcropping of our own society, they have voluntarily transcended boundaries which help to define what it means to be a home-grown American hero or just an average US citizen. They are Jihadi-grown. Theyre al Qaeda-grown.
Adam Gadahn is an al Qaeda-grown terrorist and so is the Ft. Hood shooter. Awlaki was al Qaeda-grown. Theyre not (US) home grown, they’re just disgruntled foreigners.
We should all have a BBQ party and drink lots of beer!
Just think of the possibilities....he could have run for POTUS!
“I still object to media using the term home-grown terrorist.We dont produce these people as though a natural by-product or outcropping of our own society, they have voluntarily transcended boundaries which help to define what it means to be a home-grown American hero or just an average US citizen. They are Jihadi-grown. Theyre al Qaeda-grown”
I agree. I’ve never cared for it either. They’re always looking for some kind of ‘cute’ ‘catchy’ phrase.
And the media seems to apply it to both people who were born here, and people who moved here and became U.S. citizens.
Until someone comes up with a ‘catchier’ label, they’ll keep using it.
whether the sob is dead or not, sounds good to me.
Last week it was the leader of the Mexican cartel leader's wife who came into the US to have a child born, and claim US citizenship.
this is national suicide.
GOODBYE YOU POS! I’ll bet there are some of those 70 virginians like Thomas Jefferson just waiting to kick your diaper headed a&&.
barry´s sure killing a lot of Al-Whackys though....
Y U P!!!
He has the benefit of all the intel from Bin Ladin’s hideout!
AS IF the WOT is something “O” actually campaigned on!!!
She was already a U.S. citizen - she has dual citizenship.
Maybe we should try to pass new laws forbidding dual citizenship.
They are not calling him a citizen though, but by our current law he was.
So...I cautiously submit that 0bama ordered the killing of a US Citizen without Right to a trial. This could be the start of a dangerous precedent.
Essentially we didn't even give this guy the very thing the progressives demand for the combatants at Gitmo.
We often write here on FR...I may disagree with what you say, but I'll fight for your Right to say it.
Under our current law this citizen had certain Rights.
0bama again crossed borders into a country we're not engaged with to carry out the assination.
Recall all the lies told about the killing of Osama.
“He was born in Las Cruces, New Mexico”
When he came back to the US in ‘91, he should have stayed. He could have become president, at least according to a number of people here, Rush and Mark Levin.
Not sure that’s what the authors of the Constitution had in mind, but what do I know. The first “Yemeni-American” President. How historic. I’m sure he would have made a fine President.
This is great news!
Where they learned to revert into 7th century savages.
Yes, good news on a Friday. He can say Hi to bin laden in hell.
Indeed..The fact that he was born here and went to college here particularly galled me..
Hand of Petraeus???
Where they learned to revert into 7th century savages.
Oh no, they were modern! They reverted into 8th century savages!
About this time, he is pondeering an eternity in Hell with his 72 “virgins”? The 72 all look like Helen Thomas, sound like Roseanne Barr and have the sex appeal of Rosie O’Donnell.
LOL..Now that would be hell.
We have way too many people in this country who hate Americans. We need a purge of those and send them back.
well, at least he can still vote here in Chicago and many other democrat strongholds.
Al Qaeda Boss Killed in Yemen
URGENT: Senior U.S. official confirms report from Yemen that the U.S. born Al Qaeda cleric Anwar al-Awlaki has been killed in Yemen along with several other suspected Al Qaeda operatives.
And isn’t ironic that he was born in Las Cruces NM, named for the 3 crosses on Mt. Calvary and he goes on to be a leader in a religion that preaches death and destruction and is the exact opposite of what those symbols represent.
Oh great, another Fulbright scholar.
Um, he attended Azal Modern?; I’d hate to see what would’ve happened had he attended Azal Medieval. /s
Exactly. That’s also why allegiance is important.
Funny thing is, for an "American born" guy there was an early report that he apparently had a visa from another country that indicates he arrived here at the time Iraq invaded and occupied Kuwait, starting the Gulf War. The current press view is that the visa was fake and he just used it to get college preferences.
Interesting that his questionable heritage goes back to that time because the same could be said of Ramzi Yousef's identity.
2001 : (NPR REFERS TO AULAQI AS “A MODERATE”) NPR 2001, Awlaki is a moderate
Mara Liasson reporting. http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=1132470
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What is the history of duel citizenship? Has it always been possible? I seem to remember that my nephews, who were born in Peru to my husband’s sister, a US citizen, had to choose which country to be a citizen of when they registered at age 18. Does anyone register anymore? They are now in their early 40s.
The hijackers Aulaqi met with in San Diego were the two who had been met in Malaysia by the Iraqi agent Hikmat Shakir and who attended the terrorist summit held there which was planning the bombing of the USS Cole.
Via Cindy on another thread:
SNIPPET: Paul Rockwood of King Salmon, Alaska and Zachary Adam Chesser of Fairfax, Virginia, could not have been more differentthey lived on opposite sides of the United States and were of different generations, but they shared a common threadthey had both been radicalized by Anwar al-Awlaki. And now they are in the custody of federal authorities for ties to international terrorism.
-—Prosecutions Show Awlakis Continuing Influence in the United States IPT News
July 21, 2010