Tag: Samir Khan
The 73-year-old graduated from Columbia University in 1970 and later worked as a tenured professor at SUNY Oswego in the political science department.
"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.”
The memo greenlighted government operations to take out Anwar Al-Awlaki, a U.S. citizen. Khan, a Long Island-native, was also killed.
“I believe that my son and 16-year-old grandson were unlawfully killed by their government."
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.
“Don’t allow the terror to prevail, don’t let it make us hateful inside, don’t let the anger eat away at us."