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Didn't US forces hitting again -- drones inside Pakistan the latest strike going after this man Abu -- -- Ali -- He said to be Al qaeda's second in command as well as one of its propaganda chiefs and Steve Centanni.
Washington do we know for sure that -- Libby was killed in that broad attack.
This week well not yet -- but the US officials say they're optimistic while Pakistani officials say they're surely be was in the house hit by US drone but they're not sure he was killed.
Colleague be as a kind about Qaeda a rock star his videos of lectures go viral on the web.
He's appeared in numerous propaganda videos many of them easily found on YouTube.
He's best known for a prison break along with three others from Bagram air base north of Kabul in July of 2005.
After his escape -- -- -- -- nearly hour -- video documenting his original capture with Pakistan is his hand over to the US and then his escape from prison.
If -- -- is confirmed killed he would be among a dozen or so.
Top al-Qaeda leaders killed this in the past years since the killing of asylum but where does this leave us Pakistan publicly does not like these drone strikes have been more vocal about it where does that leave us with them in the showdown of of these drone attacks well.
Right this situation is very tense as you point out as you know the US has stepped up its drone attacks in Pakistan recently after a relatively quiet period.
Following that airstrike last year that killed 44 Pakistani soldiers.
For the record the US says it's working closely with Pakistan to target.
We share common interest with Pakistan when it comes to going after al-Qaeda.
And then seeing a stable Pakistan emerged in the region.
As we've said many times.
-- threat from.
These extremist groups and that we're committed -- cooperating with them and counterterrorism.
But of course the situation is more difficult than that -- many pakistanis opposed to the US strikes in this -- any government walking a fine line between.
Helping to fight terrorists and appeasing this anti American sentiment Steve thank you Steve Centanni that are bureau veteran --
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