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Author: Webman, Esther

Arab Reactions to Bin Ladin’s Demise

First published in Tel-Aviv Notes, Moshe Dayan Center for Middle Eastern and African Studies, Tel Aviv University.   On June 16, 2011, Ayman al-Zawahiri was named Usama Bin Ladin’s successor as al-Qa‘ida’s leader. His appointment was not taken for granted and had to be approved