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Al Qaeda Leader Killed In U.S. Drone Strike In Afghanistan

Al Qaeda Leader Killed In U.S. Drone Strike In Afghanistan

Update: 2022-08-02
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Ayman al-Zawahiri, the leader of Al Qaeda, was killed by a U.S. drone strike in Kabul, Afghanistan over the weekend. For years, al-Zawahiri was Osama Bin Laden's deputy — and was known as the mastermind behind the 9-11 attacks.

NPR's Greg Myre and Diaa Hadid discuss the implications of al-Zawahiri's death for the U.S., Afghanistan, and America's decades-long war on terror.

This episode also features reporting from NPR's Steve Inskeep.

In participating regions, you'll also hear a local news segment to help you make sense of what's going on in your community.

Email us at considerthis@npr.org.
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Al Qaeda Leader Killed In U.S. Drone Strike In Afghanistan

Al Qaeda Leader Killed In U.S. Drone Strike In Afghanistan

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