Al-Qaida leader’s Kabul death highlights Taliban’s continuing terrorist ties

An item from the Legion Magazine.


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Al-Qaida leader’s Kabul death highlights Taliban’s continuing terrorist ties

STORY BY STEPHEN J. THORNE

At 6:18 a.m. local time on July 31, 2022, a CIA drone launched two Hellfire missiles at the balcony of a house in Kabul’s former diplomatic enclave of Sherpur and killed the man who succeeded Osama bin Laden as al-Qaida leader.

In one fell swoop, the death of Ayman al-Zawahiri, 71, one of the world’s most wanted terrorists, erased any pretense that Afghanistan’s new Taliban regime was somehow better, more credible or deserving of legitimacy than the old one.

 

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Allies fight the weather, terrain and the Japanese in a battle for Pacific islands

STORY BY SHARON ADAMS

Many today may not realize it or remember, but North America was invaded during the Second World War.

Six months after the attack on the U.S. fleet in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, the Japanese set up shop in Alaska’s Aleutian Islands, which stretch like a long tail from the state’s coast 1,800 kilometres southwest into the Pacific Ocean.

 

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