Abdullah Said al Libi

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Abdullah Said al-Libi
Died December 17, 2009(2009-12-17)
Pakistan
Nationality Libya
Other names Abdallah Sa'id

Abdullah Said al-Libi is described as being an al Qaeda operational leader in Pakistan.[1][2] He led an al-Qaeda paramilitary force.[3](pp90–1) Said al-Libi was killed in a drone strike on 17 December 2009 in North Waziristan.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Matt Apuzzo (2010-02-12). "Evolving US strategy widens assault on terrorists". Associated Press. Archived from the original on 2010-03-07. Senior al-Qaida operatives Saleh al-Somali and Abdallah Sa'id were killed in airstrikes in December. 
  2. ^ David Ignatius (2010-02-17). "What the partisan squabbles miss on Obama's terror response". Washington Post. Archived from the original on 2010-03-07. These raids have ravaged the top tier of al-Qaeda's lieutenants. The victims include Saleh al-Somali, the chief of external operations, who was killed Dec. 8; Abdullah Said al-Libi, the chief of operations in Pakistan, who was killed Dec. 17; and Tahir Yuldashev, the leader of the Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan, who was killed in August. 
  3. ^ Warrick, Joby (2012). The Triple Agent. New York: Vintage Books. 
  4. ^ http://webcache.googleusercontent.com/search?q=cache:8JWx3o2VYfQJ:www.longwarjournal.org/archives/2010/01/al_qaeda_shadow_army_2.php+www.longwarjournal.org/archives/2010/01/al_qaeda_shadow_army&cd=1&hl=en&ct=clnk&gl=us