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Old 31 July 2019, 17:04
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Hamza bin Laden

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WASHINGTON — The United States has obtained intelligence that the son and potential successor of al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden, Hamza bin Laden, is dead, according to three U.S. officials.

The officials would not provide details of where or when Hamza bin Laden died or if the U.S. played a role in his death. It is unclear if the U.S. has confirmed his death.

Asked by reporters on Wednesday whether the U.S. had intelligence that Hamza is dead, President Donald Trump said, "I don't want to comment on that."

Hamza bin Laden's last known public statement was released by al Qaeda's media arm in 2018. In that message, he threatened Saudi Arabia and called on the people of the Arabian peninsula to revolt.

Hamza bin Laden is believed to have been born around 1989. His father moved to Afghanistan in 1996 and declared war against the U.S. Hamza went with him and appeared in al Qaeda propaganda videos. As leader of al Qaeda, Osama bin Laden oversaw operations against Western targets that culminated in the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks on New York's World Trade Center and on the Pentagon.
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Old 31 July 2019, 20:39
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What a tragedy.
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Old 31 July 2019, 21:31
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What a tragedy.
..that there is no pred feed or helmet cam footage.
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Old 31 July 2019, 22:54
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..that there is no pred feed or helmet cam footage.
Depending on the unit, they ay be angling for book deals.
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Old 31 July 2019, 23:06
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Exactly as it should be, he is dead and no further comment needed.

I never could understand why so much info is made public by chest thumping politicians on sensitive operations. Well I guess getting reelected is their main concern and not Opsec.

I am sure there will be some chest thumping soon if we were the ones who took him out. Who ever did a well deserved Bravo Zulu is in order.
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Old 31 July 2019, 23:13
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Best news I have heard all day!
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Old 1 August 2019, 16:51
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"potential successor of al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden"

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zKp9Z8vuOXc

That's good, one less thing...
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Old 2 August 2019, 13:37
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This is a great outcome. The news channels sure were awful quiet about it, not that that is a bad thing, just mighty suspect.

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Old 2 August 2019, 13:43
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Good riddance.
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Old 2 August 2019, 15:09
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I love it when stories have happy endings.
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Old 2 August 2019, 16:47
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At this point, I really don't care about the media issue as I am simply glad that another terrorist is dead.
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Old 2 August 2019, 16:51
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Hamza who?
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Old 8 August 2019, 08:30
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"Dead"...black sited indefinitely
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Old 8 August 2019, 12:25
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A repeat?

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