This past weekend, America gained some ground in terms of changing the narrative about the war in Afghanistan when a military airstrike killed Ayman al-Zawahri, a man who has led al-Qaeda since Osama bin Laden passed away back in 2011. While it is important to note that the Taliban and al-Qaeda are two completely different groups, they are both radically jihadist entities based in Afghanistan that have been fighting against the U.S. for many years. Therefore the success of this drone airstrike is being viewed as a significant victory in America’s war against terrorism. U.S. government officials confirmed the kill on Sunday and President Biden is expected to share more details about the occurrence in a live announcement scheduled for today.

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Source: Huff Post