Thursday, January 19, 2012

In death al Awlaki lives on

From Homeland Security News Wire:

17 January, 2012

Al Awlaki preaches in pre-death video // Source:

In a recent security bulletin, DHS is warning local officials that al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) is still actively seeking to recruit Americans, encouraging them to commit acts of terrorism.

In a posthumous video released in December, the radical American-born imam Anwar al Awlaki, who was killed by a U.S. drone strike last September, continues to spread his ideologies, stating “jihad against America is binding.”

In the security bulletin, security officials warn that the new video “encourages Western-based Muslims to commit violence,” and the “video could inspire violent extremists in the West to conduct attacks.” Officials were careful to note that, “We have no indication that the timing of the video’s release or any content … is related to specific, ongoing plotting against the homeland,” but law enforcement officials should “remain vigilant for signs of terrorist plotting and to report suspicious activities.”...

Much more here.

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