Drone Strike Kills Al-Qaida No. 2

Abu Yahya al-Libi

Al Qaida’s No.2 was killed by a drone strike in Pakistan today. It will be hard for Pakistan to say we should stop the drone strikes when the No. 2 was hiding in plain sight in Pakistan.

ABC News: A U.S. drone strike has killed al-Qaida’s second-in-command, an American official said Tuesday, a significant blow to the terror network that has lost a string of top leaders since the death of Osama bin Laden last year.

Abu Yahya al-Libi was considered a media-savvy, charismatic leader who escaped from an American prison in Afghanistan and helped preside over the transformation of al-Qaida into a terror movement aimed at winning converts around the world.

Al-Libi was the latest in the dozen-plus senior commanders removed in the clandestine U.S. war against al-Qaida since Navy SEALs killed bin Laden…Read here…