The US carried out a “successful” counterterrorism operation in opposition to a “significant” al Qaeda chief Ayman al-Zawahiri in Afghanistan over the weekend, a senior management reputable stated.
President Biden on Monday evening at 7:30pm ET is predicted to handle the country from the White House at the operation.
“Over the weekend, the United States conducted a counterterrorism operation against a significant al Qaeda target in Afghanistan,” the senior management reputable instructed Fox News on Monday. “The operation was successful and there were no civilian casualties.”
Two intelligence resources instructed Fox News Zawahiri used to be killed in the CIA drone strike.
In response to the news of the operation, former vp Dick Cheney instructed Fox News Digital that it used to be just right that they were given him. “I’ve been out of the business for many years, so I am waiting to learn all the facts.”
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Cheney served below former president George W Bush, whose management led the Global War on Terror after the assaults on Sept 11, 2001.
The Biden management closed the US Embassy in Kabul and withdrew all army belongings from Afghanistan on Aug 31, 2021, finishing the United States’ longest warfare.
Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen Mark Milley, closing September, warned lawmakers that terror teams like al Qaeda might be able to develop a lot sooner following the US withdrawal from Afghanistan.
Defence Secretary Lloyd Austin, on the time, stated that the point of interest of persisted US army efforts in Afghanistan could be countering terrorist threats, no longer the Taliban. Austin stated the US would “keep an eye on” al Qaeda, the extremist community whose use of Afghanistan as a haven for making plans the 9/11 assaults at the United States used to be the rationale US forces invaded Afghanistan in 2001.
Zawahiri seemed in a video closing 12 months commemorating twenty years after the 9/11 terrorist assaults in spite of rumours that he died months previous.
Zawahiri used to be appointed the successor to Osama bin Laden in June 2011, a month after the terrorist chief used to be shot and killed by way of US forces at a compound in Abbottabad, Pakistan.