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Re: Head of Al Qaeda killed by CIA drone strike in Afghanistan
« Reply #1 on: August 01, 2022, 06:04:57 PM »

Here's to hoping this isn't another where a few days later we're apologizing for spattering an innocent family of 5 over the landscape.
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Re: Head of Al Qaeda killed by CIA drone strike in Afghanistan
« Reply #2 on: August 01, 2022, 07:48:35 PM »

bin Laden, outside of Abbottabad

Zawahri outside of Kabul

Next guy 10 years from now,outside of Kabul?


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Re: Head of Al Qaeda killed by CIA drone strike in Afghanistan
« Reply #3 on: August 01, 2022, 08:41:48 PM »

Man that Biden is based, standing up to China sending Pelosi and killing terrorists. He's a bad *expletive deleted*ss.
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Re: Head of Al Qaeda killed by CIA drone strike in Afghanistan
« Reply #4 on: August 01, 2022, 08:44:59 PM »

Let’s all take a minute to mourn the death of another austere religious scholar
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Re: Head of Al Qaeda killed by CIA drone strike in Afghanistan
« Reply #5 on: August 01, 2022, 11:10:02 PM »

Let’s all take a minute to mourn the death of another austere religious scholar
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Re: Head of Al Qaeda killed by CIA drone strike in Afghanistan
« Reply #6 on: August 03, 2022, 01:33:47 PM »

State Department has issued an updated worldwide travel caution, in large part because of the drone strike.
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Re: Head of Al Qaeda killed by CIA drone strike in Afghanistan
« Reply #7 on: August 03, 2022, 03:15:56 PM »

Looks like they got him with an AGM-114R9X, the purely kinetic variant of the Hellfire that has the pop-out blades on it.
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Re: Head of Al Qaeda killed by CIA drone strike in Afghanistan
« Reply #8 on: August 03, 2022, 03:39:42 PM »

https://twitchy.com/gregp-3534/2022/08/02/the-nyt-stealth-edited-one-embarrassing-detail-of-its-write-up-on-the-targeted-assassination-of-ayman-al-zawahiri/

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I’m hearing 11 dead in US drone attack - two died of injuries at the NDS Hospital in Kabul & 9 killed outright. Two members of Sirajuddin Haqqani's family were among those killed which is now fuelling rumours this was also an attack on Sirajuddin Haqqani.

This was posted in one of the twitchy links.  It was just someone's tweet, but would a kinetic missile kill that many people?  Maybe. 
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Re: Head of Al Qaeda killed by CIA drone strike in Afghanistan
« Reply #9 on: August 03, 2022, 04:49:33 PM »

If it brought the whole shitty mud hut down, sure.

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Re: Head of Al Qaeda killed by CIA drone strike in Afghanistan
« Reply #10 on: August 03, 2022, 05:02:19 PM »

https://twitchy.com/gregp-3534/2022/08/02/the-nyt-stealth-edited-one-embarrassing-detail-of-its-write-up-on-the-targeted-assassination-of-ayman-al-zawahiri/

This was posted in one of the twitchy links.  It was just someone's tweet, but would a kinetic missile kill that many people?  Maybe.

Just have to pack enough kinetics into a big enough kinetic missile and you could take out the whole planet.
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Re: Head of Al Qaeda killed by CIA drone strike in Afghanistan
« Reply #11 on: August 03, 2022, 05:17:45 PM »

Looks like they got him with an AGM-114R9X, the purely kinetic variant of the Hellfire that has the pop-out blades on it.

     

Gives new meaning to the word "chopper," don't it?

https://www.globalsecurity.org/military/systems/munitions/agm-114r9x.htm
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Re: Head of Al Qaeda killed by CIA drone strike in Afghanistan
« Reply #12 on: August 03, 2022, 06:45:27 PM »

Here's to hoping this isn't another where a few days later we're apologizing for spattering an innocent family of 5 over the landscape.

Didn't this guy die back in 2020?

https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/13251511/al-qaeda-leader-ayman-al-zawahiri-dies-asthma/
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Re: Head of Al Qaeda killed by CIA drone strike in Afghanistan
« Reply #13 on: August 03, 2022, 09:59:56 PM »

If it brought the whole shitty mud hut down, sure.
He was staying with a New York Times Contributing opinion writer.  I doubt it was a hut.  Just thinking a normal explosive missile is more likely.  Depends on which facts are actually true.
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Re: Head of Al Qaeda killed by CIA drone strike in Afghanistan
« Reply #14 on: August 04, 2022, 12:53:53 AM »

He was staying with a New York Times Contributing opinion writer.  I doubt it was a hut.  Just thinking a normal explosive missile is more likely.  Depends on which facts are actually true.
Not bad for a mud hut.

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Re: Head of Al Qaeda killed by CIA drone strike in Afghanistan
« Reply #15 on: August 04, 2022, 11:25:15 PM »

‘Oh *expletive deleted*it that’s my house’ — Iraq vet realizes Al Qaeda chief was killed while living in his old home
https://taskandpurpose.com/news/army-veteran-al-qaeda-chief-house/?utm_term=Task%26Purpose_Today_08.04.22&utm_campaign=Task%20%26%20Purpose_TPToday_Actives_Dynamic&utm_source=Sailthru&utm_medium=email

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“It got reported he was killed in Sherpur, and they circled the broader neighborhood and I’m like, ‘That’s the neighborhood we lived in. Oh *expletive deleted*it, that’s my house,’” Smock, an Army veteran, told Task & Purpose. “And it’s like, ‘He died on the balcony.’ Well, understandable, it’s a nice balcony.”

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It ain't your house anymore. You may have left your mark on the place, but now it has Zawahiri all over it.
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Re: Head of Al Qaeda killed by CIA drone strike in Afghanistan
« Reply #16 on: August 05, 2022, 06:32:02 AM »

If CIA wants to take out a lot more Taliban, Hezbollah, and Al Queda operatives they just need to drop a couple of missiles on 620 Eighth Avenue in New York City.

It's what is affectionately known as a "target rich environment."
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