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Al Qaeda leader killed in targeted U.S. drone strike
Don Lemon Tonight
Aug 2, 2022

The U.S. kills Al Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri in a precise drone missile strike as he hid in plain sight in a Kabul safe house. President Biden examined a scale model of Zawahiri’s home as he weighed taking out the world’s most wanted terrorist to minimize civilian casualties. Don and the panel discuss the painstaking process of intelligence gathering that took place without having boots on the ground, and what this victory means for the Biden Administration one year since the chaotic U.S. military withdrawal from Afghanistan.

Plus, key House Democrats renew calls for the DHS Investigator General to step aside from the probe into the missing January 6 texts, NBA hall of famer and civil rights activist Bill Russell dies at 88, and tensions flare between the U.S. and China ahead of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's expected visit to Taiwan.