Oct 12 2010
Yemen’s al Qaeda of the Arabian Peninsula has published chilling tips on How to Kill Americans in its second edition of the English online magazine Inspire.
UK Independent The 74-page issue advises would-be militants to open fire “at a crowded restaurant inWashington DC, at lunch hour”, in the hope of “knocking out a few government employees.
Muslim-American terrorist cleric Anwar al-Awlaki penned two of the articles, according to the SITE Intelligence Group. Awlaki is on a US government kill-or-capture list for his alleged role in the attempted Detroit plane bombing last Christmas.
Another American, Samir Khan, describes how he went from online jihadist in North Carolina to full-time terrorist in Yemen, in his article I Am Proud to be a Traitor to America.
In the same magazine, MUSLIM-American citizen says, “I am proud to be a traitor to America.”
UK DAILY MAILAn American citizen has written about his pride at leaving the U.S. and joining Al Qaeda in Yemen. Samir Khan, describes how he went from online jihadist in North Carolina to full-time terrorist in Yemen,.
In Inspire – an English-language magazine produced by Al Qaeda supporters on the Arabian Peninsula – Samir Khan mocks the U.S. intelligence agencies and pledges his support to the terrorist group.
U.S. officials believe the 24-year-old from from North Carolina is the driving force behind the magazine, which includes articles on conducting attacks and features messages from terrorist leaders.
In an article entitled ‘I am Proud To Be a Traitor to America’, Mr Khan describes
his decision to leave the U.S. ‘I praise Allah and laugh at the intelligence agencies that were watching me for all those years. Back in North Carolina, the FBI dispatched a spy on me who pretended to convert to Islam,’ he writes.
‘I am a traitor to America because my religion requires me to be one. ‘We pledge to wage jihad for the rest of our lives until either we implant Islam all over the world or meet our Lord as bearers of Islam.’
The group has also been linked to the attack at the U.S. Fort Hood military base in Texas in 2009 which resulted in the deaths of 13 people.