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US Kills al-Qaida Leader In Drone Strike; Pelosi Visits Taiwan, Rankling China

US Kills al-Qaida Leader In Drone Strike; Pelosi Visits Taiwan, Rankling China

Update: 2022-08-022
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A key 9/11 plotter, Ayman al-Zawahiri was killed on July 30, according to President Joe Biden. The president said that no one else was hurt in the strike, including al-Zawahiri's family.

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi visits Taiwan today, She is the highest-ranking elected American official to visit Taiwan since then-Speaker Newt Gingrich in 1997. The island democracy governs itself, but China claims it as its territory and the speaker's visit has heightened tensions with the Chinese government in Beijing.

This episode: politics reporter Miles Parks, White House correspondent Franco Ordoñez, congressional correspondent Claudia Grisales, and China correspondent Emily Feng.

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US Kills al-Qaida Leader In Drone Strike; Pelosi Visits Taiwan, Rankling China

US Kills al-Qaida Leader In Drone Strike; Pelosi Visits Taiwan, Rankling China

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