Al-Qaeda's American-Born Propaganda Chief May Have Died in Predator Attack

[Telegraph-UK] Nick Meo - Attacks by unmanned U.S. predator aircraft have caused carnage among the middle ranks of al-Qaeda terrorist leaders in Pakistan along the border with Afghanistan. Adam Gadahn, originally from California - also known as Azzam al-Ameriki - has been credited with helping transform al-Qaeda's al-Sahab propaganda wing into a slick operation which communicates in fluent English. He was al-Qaeda's best known Westerner and became the poster boy of would-be jihadis around the world who are radicalized on the Internet. Nothing has been heard from him for months, leading intelligence experts to conclude that he may be dead.

2008-09-09 01:00:00

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