Obama Administration

Accomplishments on Al-Qaeda

  • Senior Al-Qaeda leader Abu Firas al-Suri killed in Syria after U.S. air strike
    Apr 04 2016
  • Senior Al-Qaida leader Abdirahman Sandhere killed in Lybia by U.S. air strike
    Dec 07 2015
  • Senior Al-Qaida leader Sanafi al-Nasr killed in Syria by U.S. air strike
    Oct 18 2015
  • Senior Al-Qaida leader Nasir al-Wuhayshi killed in Yemen by U.S. drone strike
    Jun 12 2015
  • Senior Al-Qaida leader Nasr al-Ansi killed in Yemen by a CIA-led U.S. drone strike
    Apr 21 2015
  • Senior Al-Qaida commander Fahd al-Quso killed in Yemen by a CIA-led U.S. drone strike
    May 06 2012
  • U.S. drone attack in Yemen killed 12-15 militants, including at least four Al-Qaeda leaders
    Jan 30 2012
  • Senior Al-Qaeda figure Aslam Awan killed in U.S. drone strike
    Jan 2012
  • Senior Al Qaeda leader Anwar al-Awlaki killed in Yemen by a CIA-led U.S. drone strike
    Sep 30 2011
  • Al-Qaeda's operations chief for Pakistan Abu Hafs al Shahri reported killed in U.S. Predator strike
  • U.S./Pakistani joint arrest of suspected Chief Al-Qaeda Younis al-Mauritani in Quetta
    Sep 06 2011
  • Al-Qaeda No. 2 Atiyah Abd al-Rahman Killed in Pakistan by CIA predator drone strike
    Aug 22 2011
  • East Africa's Al-Qaeda senior leader Harun Fazul killed at security checkpoint in Somalia
    Jun 07 2011
  • Al-Qaeda Commander Ilyas Kashmiri Killed in U.S. Predator Strike
  • 6 senior Al-Qaeda figures killed in U.S. Air Strike
    Jun 2011
  • US Forces Kill Osama Bin Laden in Pakistan
    May 02 2011
  • U.S. drone attack killed 7 known terrorists, most notable Al-Qaeda operative from Egypt Hawza al Jawfi
    Jun 29 2010
  • Al-Qaeda’s number three commander Sheik Saeed al-Masri killed in U.S. drone attack
    May 21 2010
  • Joint American and Iraqi operation killed Al-Qaeda leaders Abu Ayyub al-Masri and Abu Omar al-Baghdadi
    Apr 18 2010
  • Al-Qaeda operative Hussein al-Yemeni killed by U.S. drone attack in Pakistan
    Mar 2010
  • Al-Qaeda and Taliban-linked Fedayeen-i-Islam leader Qari Zafar killed in US airstrike
  • Al-Qaeda Operational Commander Abdallah Sa’id killed in U.S. drone attack
    Dec 17 2009
  • Al-Qaeda Operational Commander Saleh al-Somali killed in U.S. drone attack
    Dec 08 2009
  • Operation Celestial Balance: Navy Seals Kill Somalian Al-Qaeda leader Saleh Ali Saleh Nabhan in raid
    Sep 14 2009
  • Somalian Al-Qaeda leader Saleh Ali Saleh Nabhan killed by U.S. raid
    Sep 14 2009