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OK, here is the inaugural episode of TMOTEL:
On December 3, 2005, the AP reported:
Pakistan: Blast kills senior al-Qaeda operative
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan (AP) — One of al-Qaeda's top five leaders, a key associate of Ayman al-Zawahri, was tracked down with U.S. help and killed by Pakistani security forces in a rocket attack near the Afghan border, officials said Saturday.
Hamza Rabia, believed to have become al-Qaeda's operational commander after the arrest of Abu Farraj al-Libbi in northwestern Pakistan in May, ranks somewhere between third and fifth in the terror network's hierarchy, officials said.
Oh! Oh!! Maybe I know this one!!! Let's see... "somewhere between third
and fifth"... Hmmm...
That's a tough one. Gimme a minute to figure... uh... lessee...
Was he by any chance the fourth???