New Threat Video From Anwar Al-Awlaki
The US-born citizen was filmed wearing traditional Yemeni clothes with a dagger in his belt. He was sitting at a desk, in an executive’s leather chair, with two microphones attached to him. Now investigators are analyzing the images, trying to find out where those items could have been purchased, and thus narrow his location down any way they can.
In his so-called seromon al-Awlaki said that there is no need for a permission to kill Americans, which are described as a party of devils. He explained that fighting the devil does not require a fatwa or a prayer and that such a battle is the obligation of the time. And the only way Muslims can protect themselves fron the threat of the infidels is by supporting al Qaeda. In his 23 minutes-long message, al-Awlaki also reffers to the Yemeni authorities, calling them corrupt. ”Kings, emirs, and presidents are not now qualified to lead the nation, or even a flock of sheep. If the leaders are corrupt, the scholars have the responsibility to lead the nation,” he said in his message.
This is the second message Anwar al-Awalki postes on the internet in less than a month. Some three weeks ago another footage with al-Awalki was released, calling fot the Muslim US soldiers to follow the example of Nidal Hassa, who killed the military that would be deployed in Afghanistan and Iraq. And last week, YouTube removed hundreds of clips of Anwar al-Awlaki’s calls to jihad on the basis that they violated a ban on hate speech and incitement to violence.
Anwar al-Awalki is on the most wanted list of the United States authorities. He is believed to have planned a terrorist attack against several synagogues in the Chicago area. Two bomb packages sent from Yemen were found aboard planes heading to the United States, triggering a security alert in US, United Kingdom and Dubai. Al-Awalki is also named responsable for the failed terrorist attack last December, when a Nigerian citizen attempted to detonate plastic explosives hidden in his underwear while on board Northwest Airlines Flight 253, en route from Amsterdam to Detroit.11