Obama praises killing of al-Qaeda cleric al-Awlaki

US President Barack Obama declared the killing of a fiery American-born cleric a "major blow" to al-Qaeda's most active affiliate and vowed Tuesday a vigorous US campaign to prevent the terror network and its partners from finding a haven anywhere in the world.


Anwar al-Awlaki and a second American, Samir Khan, were killed by a joint CIA-US military air strike on their convoy in Yemen early Friday. Both men played major roles in inspiring attacks against the United States, and their killings are a devastating double blow to al-Qaeda's most dangerous franchise. (AP)


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