AQAP Pledges Support for al-Awlaki, Threatens U.S.
Abu Baseer al-Wahishi, the leader of al Qaida Arabian Peninsula (AQAP), released a tape today through the group's media arm, al-Malahem, expressing support for cleric Anwar al-Awlaki, who is in hiding after President Obama placed him on a "capture or kill" list. The U.S. suspects al-Awlaki of providing spiritual guidance to suspected Fort Hood shooter, Nidal Malik Hasan, and the Christmas Day airplane bomber, Umar Farouk
"That was a failure but tell me, what will success be like...It will inevitably be a disaster for you (Americans), for we are enamored with the attacks of September 11."
The tape was an open letter to the American public. [More...]
Al-Wuhayshi sends an open letter to the American public stating that President Obama doesn't control their security. Those who do are the old women in Palestine, the children of Baghdad, the women of Kabul and the Sheikhs of Muqadishou. He added, stop you agressions in order for us to stop attacking you. In addition, the challenged president Obama to release the truth to the american public and tell them what the investigations revelaed concerning new plots against the United States.
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