AN AL-QAEDA chemical and biological weapons expert named Abu Khabab Al-Masri was killed in a suspected US missile strike, Pakistani intelligence officials said a day after the attack.
Al-Masri, who carried a US$5 million (S$6.8 million) bounty on his head, had earlier been identified as the likely target of Monday's strike on a house in a madrasa compound in a Pakistani tribal area bordering Afghanistan.
I wonder if it will get any play? As of 5:33AM Eastern time It's still not up on the Times' site. So I guess we'll see. And wouldn't something like this really play into Obama's strengths as he has called for just such actions--and been howled down by the far right for being reckless?