Skip to comments.Suspect Cites Radical Imam's Writings
Posted on 05/06/2010 7:19:30 PM PDT by myknowledge
Times Square bombing suspect Faisal Shahzad has told investigators that he drew inspiration from the teachings of the fugitive imam who communicated with the sole suspect in last year's deadly rampage at Fort Hood, according to people familiar with the matter.
U.S. officials said that Mr. Shahzad didn't appear to have communicated with Anwar al-Awlaki, the radical U.S.-born cleric who exchanged dozens of emails with suspected Fort Hood shooter Maj. Nidal Hasan in the run-up to the November assault that left 13 soldiers dead.
But the officials said Mr. Shahzad told his interrogators that he read Mr. Awlaki's English-language writings calling for holy war against Western targets and was moved to action, at least in part, by the cleric's exhortations.
Mr. Awlaki, who is believed to be in Yemen, is thought to be the only U.S. citizen approved for capture or killing under a secret presidential decree.
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Attorney General Eric Holder, second from right, at a news conference on the attempted bombing on Thursday in Washington. Mr. Holder was joined by, from left, Connecticut U.S. Attorney Nora R. Dannehy, Assistant Attorney General David Kris and Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano.
Radical cleric Imam Anwar al-Awlaki in Yemen in 2008.
What, are they trying to link Anwar al-Awlaki and Faisal Shahzad together?
Wahhabi Wahhabi Wahhabi. God will you people listen!!! Get these Sunni Wahhabi out of our country before children die!!