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Ayman al-Zawahri New Leader Of Al Qaeda

Al Qaeda released a statement today announcing Ayman al-Zawahri as the new leader of Al Qaeda follwing the death of Osama bin Laden. While Zawahri has a long history of radicalism, critics within the organization say Zawahri, an Egyptian doctor, lacks the charisma of bin Laden and worry he will have less appeal to a new generation of recruits. He is believed to be stationed near the Afghanistan-Pakistan border. The FBI has offered $25 million for his capture.

Jen Kalaidis

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