Tag: Anwar al-Awlaki

"We have to condition the American people: This is going to go on for a long time. It’s terrible to say but that’s the reality. They’re not going to go away easy.”

Samir Khan, a purported al-Qaeda propagandist who spent his teenage years in Westbury, was killed in Yemen three years ago along with another U.S. citizen, Anwar Al-Awlaki, an alleged leader of al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula.

Among the many issues the president delved into Tuesday night were immigration, veterans affairs, climate change and gun control, all of which concern Long Islanders.