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Posted on 01/22/2009 12:54:08 AM PST by Cindy
New Issue of Sada al-Malahim January 19th, 2009 | Jihadi journals, Motivations, Strategy, Yemen, propaganda
SNIPPET: "Al-Qaida in Yemen (AQY) has released the seventh issue of its magazine Sada al-Malahim (SM), adding to the mounting evidence that the group is thriving."
SNIPPET: "At the same time, AQY also advocates direct confrontation with the far enemy. In the text accompanying the magazine release, the Emir of AQY, Abu Basir, is quoted as saying we are preparing to open training camps to send you [Palestinians] a generation of reinforcements. There is in other words a tension in AQYs ideological production between two strategies: one advocating confrontation with the near enemy and the other with the far enemy. A similar ambiguity, or hedging of bets, is also found in their operations, which have targeted both Westerners and the government. This lack of ideological clarity makes the group less predictable in the short run. But it may also constitute a liability in the long run, as it leaves prospective recruits in the dark as to what AQY is actually fighting for."
(Excerpt) Read more at jihadica.com ...
21 January 2009
“Jihadica: New Issue of Sada al-Malahim”
SNIPPET: “An alternative interpretation:”
Special Dispatch - No. 2273
March 5, 2009 No. 2273
“Al-Qaeda Yemen Presents Arguments Justifying Attacks on Embassies Including in the West, Which Often House Intelligence Branches - Citing As An Example the U.S. Embassy in Yemen Which “Houses the Offices of the [Local] Branches of the CIA and FBI””
SNIPPET: “The sixth issue of Al-Qaeda Yemen’s e-magazine Sada Al-Malahim, posted November 2008, was devoted to the organization’s September 17, 2008 attack on the U.S. Embassy in Sana’a, in which 19 people were killed and 16 were wounded, most of them locals. The contents of the magazine indicate that Al-Qaeda is trying to lay down a religious and ideological foundation for justifying attacks on foreign embassies, in order to encourage Muslims to carry out such operations. The intense ideological effort focused on this topic suggests that the organization means to continue targeting embassies, and feels the need to justify the death of Muslims in these attacks.”
JANUARY 2010 : (LITTLE ROCK RECRUITING STATION SHOOTER CARLOS BLEDSOE aka ABDULHAKIM MOHAMMED CALLS HIMSELF A MEMBER OF ABU BASIR'S ARMY aka AQY aka AL QAEDA IN YEMEN) In his letter to Herb Wright Jr., a Pulaski County circuit judge, Mr. Muhammad calls himself a member of Abu Basirs Army, an apparent reference to Naser Abdel-Karim al-Wahishi, the Yemen groups leader, who also goes by the name Abu Basir.------------------Man Claims Terror Ties in Little Rock Shooting (June 1, 2009 Recruiting Center Attack), New York Times ^ | Thursday, January 21, 2010 | James Dao Posted on Thursday, January 21, 2010 9:56:13 PM by Kristinn http://www.nytimes.com/2010/01/22/us/22littlerock.html
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