Anwar al-Awlaki

Anwar al-Awlaki was a U.S.-Yemeni dual citizen and longtime cleric, propagandist, and operative for al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP). On September 30, 2011, Awlaki was targeted and killed in Yemen in the first U.S. drone strike to deliberately target a U.S. citizen. While he was alive, Awlaki directed a number of terrorist plots against the United States, and disseminated English- and Arabic-language videos, audio recordings, and articles online.

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This air defense capability exists, even though it is limited. However, the resistance has this capability, and it can be developed and expanded. The extent of this capability, its range - we will leave it to the Americans to test it.

Jaafar al-Husseini, Kata’ib Hezbollah spokesman Mar. 21, 2022
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