Libyan Prime Minister Ali Zeidan speaks to the media during a news conference in Rabat, Morocco, on Tuesday, where he talked about the U.S. action to nab an al-Qaida operative in Tripoli. Abdeljalil Bounhar/AP hide caption

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Target Of U.S. Raid In Somalia Called A Top Attack Planner

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Kenyans watch Monday as a plume of black smoke rises over the Westgate Mall, scene of a terrorist attack that left more than 60 dead. Kenya is a crossroads in East Africa, has many links to the West and has sent troops into Somalia. For all these reasons, the country was targeted by Somalia's al-Shabab militia group. Ben Curtis/AP hide caption

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A Yemeni soldier stands guard Tuesday near Sanaa International Airport. Mohammed Huwais /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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This undated image from video, seized from the walled compound of al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden in Abbottabad, Pakistan, and released by the U.S. Department of Defense on May 7, 2011, shows bin Laden watching President Obama on television. AP hide caption

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In this image from video, Mokhtar Belmokhtar claims responsibility for a deadly attack on a BP gas facility in Algeria. The Chadian military reported its forces had killed him in a raid in Mali on Saturday. Uncredited/SITE Intel Group/AP hide caption

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