Skip to comments.Militant Tied to U.S.S. Cole Bombing Said to Be Killed
Posted on 05/06/2012 5:38:00 PM PDT by nuconvert
A senior Qaeda militant in Yemen linked to the deadly bombing of an American warship there in 2000 was killed in an airstrike on Sunday, the Yemeni government said, in the latest sign of an escalating American campaign to counter the terrorist threat there.
Yemeni authorities said the militant, Fahd Mohammed Ahmed al-Quso, 37, who has been on the F.B.I.s Most Wanted list in connection with the bombing of the Navy destroyer Cole that killed 17 sailors in October 2000, died in the strike in Shabwa Province in one of the rugged tribal areas controlled by insurgents.
The Yemen Embassy here in Washington described him as a leading figure in the terrorist organization Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula, using the affiliates full name.
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He would have been 25 in 2000, maybe just 24. Mastermind? Old enough to shave, more likely. Zero needs a poll boost, it seems.
I notice the Obama administration has quietly removed Mullah Onmar from the list.
Hard to “negotiate” with someone you keep on the most wanted terrorist list.
The Obama administration is treacherous and treasonous IMHO.
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Where is this body? Buried next to Osama’s at sea?