Anwar Al-Awlaki

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  • Anwar al-Awlaki, whom authorities say is directly connected to a terrorism plot in the U.S., is the spiritual leader of the group al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula, an offshoot of Osama bin Laden's terrorist organization. (Associated Press)

    U.S.-born al Qaeda cleric says Yemen will be Obama's Afghanistan

    A U.S.-born, al Qaeda-linked cleric, in a message appearing Monday on militant websites, warned the American people that President Obama will mire U.S. forces in Yemen just as Afghanistan.


  • Anwar al-Awlaki, whom authorities say is directly connected to a terrorism plot in the U.S., is the spiritual leader of the group al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula, an offshoot of Osama bin Laden's terrorist organization. (Associated Press)

    U.S.-born Yemeni cleric added to terror blacklist

    The Obama administration added the U.S.-born, al Qaeda-linked cleric accused of helping to plan the failed Christmas Day airline bombing to a terrorism blacklist Friday, targeting him with sanctions aimed at cutting off his financial support.


  • A page from the first edition of Inspire, an online recruitment tool for jihadists that touts itself as the first magazine to be issued by al Qaeda in English. Al Qaeda in Yemen published a second edition of the magazine on Tuesday, Oct. 12, 2010.

    New jihadist mag hopes to bomb

    Should your interests veer toward articles like “Make a Bomb in the Kitchen of Your Mom” written by authors such as “The AQ Chef” and “Terrorist,” there's a new publication for you.


  • Anwar al-Awlaki, whom authorities say is directly connected to a terrorism plot in the U.S., is the spiritual leader of the group al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula, an offshoot of Osama bin Laden's terrorist organization. (Associated Press)

    U.S.-born cleric called legitimate target

    The U.S.-born Yemeni cleric known for inspiring Muslim attacks against America had a "direct operational role" in the Christmas Day airliner bomb plot and would be a legitimate target for U.S. intelligence agencies, a top U.S. counterintelligence official says.


  • Illustration: Obama and Islam

    EDITORIAL: Obama's invisible Islam

    During questioning before the House Judiciary Committee on Thursday, a visibly nervous Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. tried valiantly not to utter the expression "radical Islam." The twisting began when Rep. Lamar Smith, Texas Republican, asked whether the men behind three recent terrorist incidents - the Fort Hood massacre, the Christmas Day bombing attempt and the Time Square bombing attempt - "might have been incited to take the actions that they did because of radical Islam."


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