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PBS NewsHour | Al-Qaida Officially Shifts Power to Ayman al-Zawahri | PBS

Duration: 02:32
Program: PBS NewsHour #10051
Broadcast Date: Jun. 16, 2011

Osama bin Laden's death left many wondering who would lead al-Qaida. The answer came Thursday in a statement posed on an Islamist website saying that Ayman al-Zawahri will now have "general leadership of al-Qaida." Zawahri has been hiding for years and is on the FBI's most-wanted terrorist list. Jeffrey Brown reports.

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Post Date: June 17, 2011