Al Qaeda

US secret service agents found five five letters addressing individual Taliban leaders that were signed and sealed by Osama Bin Laden. An airstrike in North Waziristan targeted al Qaeda leaders Abu Laith al Libi and Abu Obaidah al Masri. Al Qaeda confirmed al Libi has been killed.

Bill Roggio is a Senior Fellow at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies and the Editor of FDD's Long War Journal.

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