Former Brooklyn Man in Line to Be Al Qaeda’s New No. 2

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Now that we’ve killed Al Qaeda’s No. 2 man for the 45th time, terror analysts have identified a handful of names as potential replacements, and one of them, 36-year-old Saudi-born Adnan Gulshair el Shukrijumah, the “director of operations” for Al Qaeda, apparently “spent his teenage years in Brooklyn.” It’s true what they say: If you can make it here, you really can make it anywhere.

Brooklyn Man Could Be Al Qaeda’s New Number Two