Abdullah Said al Libi
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|Abdullah Said al-Libi|
|Died||December 17, 2009
|Other names||Abdallah Sa'id|
Abdullah Said al-Libi is described as being an al Qaeda operational leader in Pakistan. He led an al-Qaeda paramilitary force.(pp90–1) Said al-Libi was killed in a drone strike on 17 December 2009 in North Waziristan.
- 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.
- 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.
- Warrick, Joby (2012). The Triple Agent. New York: Vintage Books.