19 Mar '18, 1am

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Saif al Adel has been named the interim emir of al Qaeda in the wake of Osama bin Laden’s demise, according to multiple press reports. The accounts have not been confirmed. Al Adel is a longtime member of al Qaeda’s military council and has been wanted by US authorities since the late 1990s, when he was implicated in al Qaeda’s attack on two American embassies in Africa. Another lesser known al Qaeda leader, Mustafa al Yemeni, will reportedly direct the group’s operations. US intelligence officials contacted by The Long War Journal caution that it is not entirely clear how the post-bin Laden al Qaeda will be structured. They did not confirm or dispute press reports pointing to al Adel’s and al Yemeni’s new roles. Al Adel’s relationship with Iran will undoubtedly garner more attention now that he has reportedly assumed, at least temporarily, one of al Qaeda’s top roles. Ind...

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