Skip to comments.Al Qaeda Will Nuke US in Late September (According To A Pakistani Journalist)
Posted on 09/13/2006 6:23:44 AM PDT by areafiftyone
A Pakistani journalist says that his sources in al Qaeda and the Taliban are claiming that nuclear material has already been smuggled across the Mexican border into the U.S. and that an operation bigger than 9/11 will be carried out during Ramadan--which begins later this month.
Hamid Mir, who is the only journalist ever to interview both Osama bin Laden and Ayman al Zawahiri, claims that he learned this information on a recent trip to Afghanistan last month.
So, the guy does have a track record, but considering that he got the information from al Qaeda and the Taliban....well, these guys aren't exactly reliable sources. So, yeah the headline is alarmist, but blame my editor and not me.
A man called Adnan Al-Shukri Jumaa (Juma, Jumah) is presently in the U.S. and has been assigned the task of detonating the nuclear material. The report does not say whether an actual nuclear bomb was smuggled in or only material to be used for a 'dirty bomb'.
Reports about Jumaa have been circulating for years. His real name is Adnan G. El Shukrijumah and he is wanted by the FBI. Shukrijumah has long been rumored to be inside the U.S. awaiting orders to detonate a dirty bomb.
Last month, rumors began circulating that Shukrijumah had been seen in Honduras.
The Pakistani journalist also gave a brief background on Adnan Jumaa. Born in Saudi Arabia, he moved to the US where he met a group of a Al-Qaeda members in the Al-Farouq mosque in New York in 2000. He then traveled to an Arab state and from there to Pakistan then Afghanistan. He left there two years ago and since then has smuggled nuclear material from Mexico to the US. Jumaa has earned the nickname "Al-Qaeda nuclear whizz" and is tagged to play the same role in a future attack as Mohammed Atta did in the 9/11 attacks.
In March 2003 the FBI announced that it was seeking a link between Adnan and others accused of terroris, saying Adnan Jumaa "or maybe one of his several nicknames" had appeared in intelligence information gathered after the arrest of Khalid Sheik Mohammad.
Western media had reported in earlier times that Adnan Jumaa was a Saudi pilot, but the Saudi Ministry of Interior security spokesman lieutanent Mansour Al-Turki said in a statement to Al-Watan newspaper two months ago that Adnan Jumaa is not a Saudi citizen, he was living in the kingdom until he was eleven years old and left along with his parents, who are not Saudis, twenty years ago. In addition, Mir also claims that 300 suicide bombers are now in Kabul and will begin attacking during Ramadan.
Oh, he also says that Osama bin Laden and Mullah Omar just met to plan the attacks.
File under: Alarmist news from unreliable sources, but alarming enough to keep an eye out.
Hat tip to Patrick al Kuffar at Clarity and Resolve.
UPDATE: Dan Reihl has more on the Canada connection.
Yea Riiiight just like they said that there were bombs already waiting to be detonated on the New York City Subways and they started those backpack and bag searches. I don't believe half of what these Islamic fear mongers say.
But we don't DO military operations during Ramadan out of respect for the religion of peace... sarc
I'll believe something like this is up when our moderate American muslims start trekking out of Detroit and other the cities and heading for the foothills
How many times have they said stupid stuff like this - I remember the briefcase nukes that were supposedly going to be detonated a long time ago. These people play on the fears of the American public.
I don't think you will see a "dirty" bomb either. Too hard to transport. Anybody that spends a lot of time around one, without a lot of heavy shielding, will wind up dead in a short time. Radiation detectors at border crossings would make transportation into the US very difficult.
A real, nuclear device? Highly doubtful. Once again, radiation detectors will do their job. Other than Iran, where would AQ obtain a real device?
Is it time we start searching Mosques, and Churches and Synagogues for that matter. Treat them all equally and see what shakes out.
You are right, that's why they call it terrorism!!
So your the type that believes it's a good idea to shake down 80 yr old grandmothers with walkers instead of focusing on the actual demographics of terrorists, huh? How many Christian and Jewish terrorists have attacked the US?
Huh? Drug dealers have tunnels under the U.S./ Mexico border that bring tons of drugs and thousands of illegals here every year. Getting the nuke would be the problem, getting it in here would not.
I remember that Ramadan was the time that Slammie Wackos in Algeria went into overdrive to slit the throats of 100s of civilians(mostly muslims) in the mid 90s.
Well, if you say so. I think a nuclear device is a little heavier and harder to handle than a small bale of ganja.
Disaffected Communist generals or officers from the Eastern Block Countries who wanted money after the fall of the USSR.
I think these devices need maintenance to maintain their operational status. You need skilled, trained technicians for that. I think this is beyond AQ.
If a coyote or drug dealer can move 500lbs of pot or 25 human beings and get them or it to their destination in LA or Phoenix or San Antonio, it would seem logical that a paid off drug dealer could shepherd some Muslims with a nuke into LA.
I pray not. Remain vigilant.
Good thing he said smuggled across the Mexican border...just what we need to get even more people riled-up about the borders.
Isn't Ramadan "Muslim Stampede" time? There should be a stampede coming up soon. LOL
NOPE!!Ramadan is the month of fasting for Slammies.What you are referring to is their annual Haj pilgrimage.Haj is about 4 to 4 1/2 months after Ramadan.So you can watch your stampede in approx the second week of January!!!
That's my point. There aren't any. But you tell me what the chances are that we'll be able to search only mosques without the ACLU, Liberals and CAIR not pitching a holy fit, suing everything in site, and blocking us from ever being allowed to do so.
I'm all for profiling, but in this climate, with the liberals and political correctness gone friggin' wild, it ain't gonna fly if we only pick on mosques. Wake up to what we are up against. You have to fight within the rules, or you won't even be allowed in the game.
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