Zawahiri appeared on his balcony. The CIA was ready to kill him.: Shane Harris, Washington Post, Aug. 2, 2022
Opinion: What Ayman al-Zawahiri’s death means for al-Qaida’s future: Colin P. Clarke, NPR, Aug. 2, 2022
Ayman al-Zawahiri Was an Influential Figure of Modern Jihad: Jared Malsin and Nancy A. Youssef, WSJ, Aug. 1, 2022
The Killing of Zawahiri: Twenty Years Too Late – Analysis: Seth J. Frantzman, Jerusalem Post, Aug. 2, 2022
For Further Reference:
Tight-lipped Taliban Leaders Gather After US Says Zawahiri Killed: Jerusalem Post, Aug. 3, 2022 — Top leaders of Afghanistan’s Taliban were holding discussions on Wednesday about how to respond to a US drone strike in Kabul that the United States said killed al Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri, three sources in the group said.
Generation Jihad Ep. 74 — Zawahiri in Afghanistan: FDD Long War Journal, Podcast, Aug. 1, 2022 — In this episode, Bill flies solo and expands upon his recent article in FDD’s Long War Journal, “Ayman al Zawahiri is alive; Taliban and Al Qaeda ‘remain close,’ UN reports,” noting that reports today (August 1, 2022) of Zawahiri’s death inside of Afghanistan underscore the country’s role as a safe-haven for Al Qaeda.
Ayman Al Zawahiri Promotes ‘Jerusalem Will Not Be Judaized’ Campaign in New Video: Thomas Jocelyn, FDD Long War Journal, Sept. 11, 2021 — As Sahab, al Qaeda’s main propaganda arm, released a video featuring Ayman al Zawahiri earlier today. Although the hour-long production was disseminated on the 9/11 anniversary, it does not appear to have been recorded for the occasion.
Proof The Taliban Has Welcomed Al Qaeda Back: Bin Laden’s No. 2 Al-Zawahiri Was Staying at House In Kabul Linked To Afghan Deputy Interior Minister Sirajuddin Haqqani When He Was Minced By US Hellfire Missile: Jessica Warren, Daily Mail, Aug. 2, 2022 — Al-Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri has been killed in a drone strike while staying at a house owned by a top aide to a senior Taliban leader in Kabul.