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But the new details on the death and they senior al-Qaeda commander with links to -- 2002.
Terror attack you received training in Afghanistan under the supervision as supervision I should say -- beside the -- and he was also on yemen's most wanted list of those are.
Couple -- fast chief intelligence correspondent Catherine Herridge has more she's live from Washington -- -- Thank you -- good morning -- -- under is not a household name but he was the fourth most wanted terrorist in Yemen.
He was old guard al-Qaeda one of the leaders of al-Qaeda in Yemen who had trained in Osama -- -- camps in Afghanistan before 9/11.
These operatives who had direct links to bin Laden are considered the -- leadership that is actively targeting the US.
Right now we're working to confirm a photo of Mohamad on -- who handled logistics for the networking Yemen.
A government official there tells fox that he was killed in the US strike on a convoy over the weekend.
In a remote desert region near the border and I read -- -- -- provinces the same area where the American cleric was killed on September 30.
-- -- was implicated where this attack on -- French oil tanker the Lindbergh it was struck by al-Qaeda in October 2002 off the coast of Yemen.
Nearly two years to the -- -- the USS Cole was struck by -- suicide bomber in the same region.
In this attack one crew member was killed and another twelve were injured.
As fox was first to report earlier this month US officials confirmed that al-Qaeda in Yemen is stronger and more of a threat to the US today than it was six months ago.
Despite the death of this man and more -- -- the first American on the CIA's kill or capture list.
And according to data tracked by the long war journal of the Obama administration has -- more Covert strikes in Yemen in the first 124 months of this year.
Then -- all of last year and the FBI director recently testified that the threat remains.
The removal of bin Laden and a -- it was a huge.
And benefit is security United States -- -- my Brothers and sisters the other agencies.
By the same token there's still leaders in both Yemen and Afghanistan Pakistan border area and that.
Have the capability of a launching attacks domestically.
Well a death of this operative -- -- is significant US officials tell fox the top target remains.
The Saudi bomb maker in Yemen who was behind the last two major plots against the US including underwear bomb that nearly brought -- flight 253 on Christmas Day.
In 2009 to an interesting headline ready to share with -- -- Yemen is more dangerous today than it was -- months ago.
That's my point perspective as -- taking this news Catherine thank you very much.
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