Ed Driscoll

US KILLS AL-QAIDA AIDE IN

US KILLS AL-QAIDA AIDE IN YEMEN: AP reports that Qaed Salim Sunian al-Harethi, “a top associate of Osama bin Laden”, was “traveling by car in northwest Yemen when a Hellfire missile struck it Sunday, killing him and five others”.

AP believes it was a CIA operation.

Add this to the other recent successes we’ve had against al-Qaida.

UPDATE: al-Qaida reports a slightly different cause for the explosion…