Monday, September 05, 2011

Al Qaeda After Atiyya | Foreign Affairs

Al Qaeda After Atiyya | Foreign Affairs

This past weekend, the U.S. government confirmed the death of Abu Abd al-Rahman Atiyyat Allah, otherwise known as Atiyya, a senior al Qaeda leader who was likely killed by a drone strike in Waziristan. Although he was not well known outside of jihadi circles, Atiyya played a critical role in al Qaeda. He was a trusted adviser to, and intermediary for, Osama bin Laden and a strategist second only to Ayman al-Zawahiri, bin Laden’s successor. One CIA official told me that Atiyya’s death might prove even more significant than Zawahiri’s would.

Friday, September 02, 2011


How many other blogs got Blogrolled (redirected to Blogroller)?

I solved my redirecting problem by removing any javascript with Blogroll in it. Just wondering who at blogspot got hit?