Yemen Post says Awlaki probably alive

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    This could be bad for everyone, and it illustrates why Obama was smart to send the SEALS after bin Laden.

    Anwar Awlaqi Most Likely Alive- Yemen Post English Newspaper Online
     
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    If this is true then Pres. Obama has even more egg on his face not like he needs any more
     
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    Yemen's Saleh To Resign...
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    Yemen's Ali Abdullah 'to step down within days'
    8 October 2011 - President Ali Abdullah Saleh has faced months of widespread protest
     
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    How did the US verify his death?
     
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    Highly unlikely given US Intelligence.
     
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    The same intelligence that prevented the Times Square bomber and the underwear bomber?
     
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    What I really want to know - should I stay or should I go...
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    Standoff in Yemen as President Again Backs Away From Stepping Down
    October 9, 2011 - Amid all the chaos and conflict that has engulfed Yemen, one fact seems immutable: President Ali Abdullah Saleh will not voluntarily leave office anytime soon.
     
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    A number of US news organizations, including WaPo and Fox, have reported that Awlaki was killed by US drones, citing unnamed US officials (Anwar al-Awlaki - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia). The Yemeni government has also said that Awlaki was killed. It's possible that the US government was mistaken (I think it's unlikely that they deliberately lied, since it would be too easy for Awlaki to prove he was alive and embarrass them) but I'm not going to take the word of a Yemeni newspaper or Yemeni tribal authorities.
     

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