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Senator Gillibrand, Chair Of The Senate Armed Services Subcommittee On Personnel And Member Of The Senate Select Committee On Intelligence, Issues Statement On U.S. Operation That Killed al-Qaida Leader

Aug 1, 2022

Following the announcement of a U.S. operation that killed al-Qaida leader Ayman al-Zawahiri, U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, chair of the Senate Armed Services Subcommittee on Personnel and member of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, issued the following statement: 

“Ayman al-Zawahiri was one of the key plotters of 9-11. Thanks to President Biden, our intelligence community, and our military, we are one step closer to justice for those we lost during the 9-11 attacks, for their loved ones, and for the first responders who risked everything to protect innocent lives.”