Skip to comments.Indictment may be forthcoming for jihadist blogger "Inshallahshaheed"
Posted on 08/22/2010 12:52:40 AM PDT by Cindy
SNIPPET: "A jihadist blogger accused of running an online how-to guide for Al Qaeda could be charged with terrorism very soon, sources say.
A federal grand jury has started reviewing evidence against Samir Khan..."
SNIPPET: "The grand jury is now deliberating whether there is enough evidence to charge Khan with "material support to a terrorist organization and conspiracy to commit murder overseas," sources close to the case told NPR....
(Excerpt) Read more at jihadwatch.org ...
Ongoing thread with updates:
“Don’t Open That File, Memet!”
INTERNET-HAGANAH.com ^ | 30 June 2010 | n/a
Posted on June 30, 2010 3:42:11 PM PDT by Cindy
JIHAD WATCH.org (UPI): "QUESTIONS SURROUND U.S. JIHAD BLOGGER INSHALLAHSHAHEED'S RISE AS AL-QAEDA PROPAGANDIST" (SNIPPET: "In 2005 Khan started a blog called "Inshallahshaheed," or "a martyr soon if God wills," from the suburban home in Charlotte he shared with his parents. Khan, believed to be in Yemen, is suspected of editing "Inspire," an online magazine designed as a recruiting tool for al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula, intelligence sources said....") (July 21, 2010, 4:26 pm)
HOEKSTRA.house.gov: Washington - "AL QAEDA GOES VIRAL" by Peter Hoekstra (SNIPPET: "Mr. Hoekstra, a Republican from Michigan, is the ranking member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence.") (July 16, 2010)
INTERNET-HAGANAH.com: "What Part of 'There Is No Copyright In Islam' Does Scribd Not Understand?" (SNIPPET: "Samir's own Inspire magazine, ToSd by Scribd after being embedded in Samir's own blog") (July 18, 2010)
INTERNET-HAGANAH.com: "'Is He A Big Bad Terrorist, Or A Beegee?'" (SNIPPET: "In the course of reverse engineering that InDesign file Samir used to create the first edition of Inspire magazine (AKA the third edition of Jihad Recollections), Maya found herself compelled to comment in a more visual manner.") (July 18, 2010)
MAKING SENSE OF JIHAD.com - blog: "The uploader ID, email@example.com, is very active on archive.org [hint: search "maher_yassine" in archive.org]. He/she has shared a ton of material connected to or distributed through the Al Mojahden Electronic Network. I have no idea what, if any, connection exists between the uploader ID and The Pest and his network of miscreants, but my guess is that there is one.") (July 18, 2010)
INVESTIGATIVE PROJECT.org - IPT News: "AL QAIDA'S ENGLISH-LANGUAGE TERRORISM BLUEPRINT" (SNIPPET: "Packed with detailed technical instructions, captivating aesthetics and extremist rhetoric, a new English-language magazine issued by Al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) constitutes a recruiting tool with lethal potential.") (July 13, 2010)
INTERNET-HAGANAH.com: "INSPIRE MAGAZINE, THIS TIME IT'S FOR REAL" (SNIPPET: "In summary, this magazine is almost certainly the work of American al-Qaida operative Samir Khan - I assume that at a minimum he is responsible for the layout, typography, and graphics. "Inspire" is "Jihad Recollections" with the addition of the imprimatur of al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula.") (JULY 12, 2010)
ISRAEL NATIONAL NEWS.com: "CLERIC URGES MURDERING U.S. CARTOONIST WHO DIDN'T DRAW MOHAMMED" by Maayana Miskin (SNIPPET: "The threats against Norris were printed in an online English-language magazine called "Inspire," started by the international terrorist organization Al-Qaeda. The FBI is taking the threats seriously, the Daily News said.") (Last update: July 14, 2010, 7:12 am)
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Yep, yep...stuff does stay on the internet.
ON THE INTERNET:
“Jihad Vault: The Best of the Pest”
SNIPPET: “It’s a directory of blog posts (from “inshallahshaheed”) that I grabbed over the years, as the little one grew into full ehadihood. Whether we like it or not, Samir Khan’s work was pioneering and pivotal in the early development of an American Salafi-jihadi community. This, despite the fact that it was mostly produced in his parent’s basement.”
September 11, 2010 at 08:50 PM
DHS Warning on Pressure Cooker IEDs
Pressure Cookers as IED Components
(U//FOUO) Rudimentary improvised explosive devices (IEDs) using pressure cookers to contain the initiator, switch, and explosive charge (typically ammonium nitrate or RDX) frequently have been used in Afghanistan, India, Nepal, and Pakistan. Pressure cookers are common in these countries, and their presence probably would not seem out of place or suspicious to passersby or authorities. Because they are less common in the United States, the presence of a pressure cooker in an unusual location such as a building lobby or busy street corner should be treated as suspicious.[snip]
One of these was used in the May 2010 attack in Times Square
Thank you AuntB for the info.
INVESTIGATIVE PROJECT.org - IPT News - Exclusive: "THE INSIDE STORY BEHIND THE AWLAKI ASSASSINATION" (SNIPPET: "SNIPPET: "U.S. intelligence officials, aware of other planned attacks, had arrested several Muslim American converts who returned here after "studying" in the Sudan. Most of their time was spent on terrorist training and learning from Awlaki and his advisors about the precepts of jihad and Islam. Intelligence officials believe that "hundreds" of American and European converts to Islam, along with other indigenous Muslims from Islamic countries, have trained with Awlaki, making many of them "ticking time bombs."" SNIPPET: "Intelligence gathered last year from Yemeni authorities and from debriefings with several American converts who returned to the United States after training with Awlaki, helped narrow Awlaki's location to a 100 square mile area." SNIPPET: "For example, he had an ex-wife living in Ireland..." SNIPPET: "Although the Yemen central government claims that it was in charge of the operation, the reality is that the United States acted independently.") (September 30, 2011)
WBTV.com: Sanaa, Yemen: "FORMER CHARLOTTE MAN KILLED IN YEMEN DRONE ATTACK" (SNIPPET: "In an earlier issue, Khan wrote that he had moved to Yemen and joined al-Qaida's fighters, pledging to "wage jihad for the rest of our lives."") (Updated September 30, 2011, 8:03 am PDT)
LONG WAR JOURNAL.org - Threat Matrix - blog: "YEMENI JIHADI CLAIMS ANWAR AL AWLAKI SAMIR KHAN KILLED IN U.S. STRIKE" by Bill Roggio (SNIPPET: "A poster at the al Qaeda-linked al-Fida' forum who claims to be a Yemeni jihadi stated that American jihadists Anwar al-Awlaki and Samir Khan, the editor of an al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula's Inspire magazine, were indeed killed.") (September 30, 2011, 1:32 pm)
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