March 18th, 2010
07:49 AM ET

Alleged al Qaeda operative believed dead

Islamabad, Pakistan - A suspected al Qaeda member believed to have played a key role in a deadly December attack on CIA employees in Afghanistan appears to have been killed, a U.S. counterterrorism official told CNN Wednesday.

Hussein al-Yemeni was the apparent victim of a strike last week in the Miran Shah area of Pakistan, said the official, who called al-Yemeni "a vicious and dangerous figure who saw himself as an up-and-comer in the terrorist world."

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  1. best escorts

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    Hilary Hakkinen

    August 31, 2010 at 11:25 pm | Report abuse |
  2. joseph

    let the cia get angry and u see the 1 will be in the news as dead

    March 23, 2010 at 12:41 am | Report abuse |
  3. joseph

    may BEwe need to sacrifices 200 cia to get the 1 to of the alqaEDA

    March 23, 2010 at 12:32 am | Report abuse |
  4. Daniel

    For Dan LaFayette,IN.You can't be a very good Christian to be touting all this killing.After all,these so-called "terrorists" are people too.Moreover,we're not there for religious purposes,but along with Great Britain and France to take over the area and for the multinationals to make large fortunes and the right-wing thugs in Washington to further their political careers.

    March 23, 2010 at 12:27 am | Report abuse |
  5. speaker of truth

    Im glad you are all happy, but the fact is they are fighting against america with the only purpose of diying and being a martyr, so in fact they got what they wanted, so how is that a victory for the US? you cant defeat people who want to die

    March 22, 2010 at 6:51 pm | Report abuse |
  6. Dan Lafayette,IN

    One less terrorist plotting or planing attacks on the coalition is a good thing. I just wish that we would hear more of the killings of these terrorist!

    March 20, 2010 at 10:23 pm | Report abuse |
  7. Conan

    Nice reply CIA!

    March 18, 2010 at 10:56 am | Report abuse |
  8. Daniel

    I suppose we're going to hear more and more belly-hooing about this for some time to come,Another victory for the C.I.A.,hip,hip,hurray!

    March 18, 2010 at 7:58 am | Report abuse |