Nov 2 2011
Look on the bright side, folks, that’s 10 fewer Somali Muslims that Barack Hussein Obama will be bringing in to Minnesotastan as refugees/freeloaders.
MSNBC A man who blew himself up in an attack in the Somali capital on Saturday reportedly grew up in Minneapolis and was known by the FBI as one of 20 Somali Americans to have joined an al-Qaida-linked militant group. Abdisalan Hussein Ali, 22, who attended the University of Minnesota as a pre-med student, was suspected of being a member of terror group al-Shabab.
Kyle Loven, the FBI’s chief division counsel for Minneapolis, said Ali was a subject of “Operation Rhino,” an ongoing investigation into Somali youth traveling from the U.S. to Somalia to fight for al-Shabab.
Al-Shabab posted an audiotape that they said was made by Ali before he blew himself up during an attack Saturday on an African Union base in Mogadishu that left at least 10 people dead. In the tape, the young man, who would be at least the fourth American to become a suicide bomber in Somalia, urges other young people: “My brothers and sisters, do jihad in America, do jihad in Canada, do jihad in England, anywhere in Europe, in Asia, in Africa, in China, in Australia,” the voice on the al-Shabab tape said. “Anywhere you find (unbelievers), fight them and be firm against them.