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Bin Ladenís Replacement: Ayman Al-Zawahiri
Pakistanchristianpost.com ^ | May 2, 2011, 10:20 am | Assad Elepty

Posted on 05/02/2011 8:39:11 AM PDT by KeyLargo

Bin Laden’s Replacement: Ayman Al-Zawahiri: By Assad Elepty

Following confirmation of the killing of Osama Bin Laden, Jubilation was the natural reaction. In America, U.S. citizens converged on the white house to celebrate a taste of delayed Justice after the horrific 9/11 attack.

Celebration however can not allow the world to drop its guard, the death of Bin Laden will no doubt motivate Al-Qaeda to seek revenge and retaliation. Whilst Bin Laden is now dead, the vacum he leaves will be immediately filled and most likely by Ayman Muhammad Rabaie al-Zawahiri.

60 year old Al-Zawahiri is in fact far more dangerous than Bin Laden. He has a long sinister history and joined the Muslim Brotherhood at age 14. He was the second and last "emir" of Egyptian Islamic Jihad in Egypt. Al-Zawahiri a qualified surgeon has a deep and radical understanding of Islamic theology and Islamic history, and speaks Arabic, English and French and has worked in al-Qaeda since its inception.

While he was described as a "lieutenant" to Osama bin Laden, he was in fact the "real brains" of Al-Qaeda as confirmed by a biographer chosen by Bin Laden.

Al-Zawahiri was born to a prominent upper middle class family in “Maadi” Egypt, (a suburb of Cairo). His father Mohammed Rabie al-Zawahiri, was a pharmacologist and chemistry professor, his mother Umayma Azzam, came from a wealthy, politically active clan. Whilst his family was "religious but not overly pious", Zawahiri became both pious and political, under the influence of his uncle Mahfouz Azzam.

When he joined the Muslim Brotherhood at age 14, Al-Zawahiri along with four other secondary school students, helped form an "underground cell devoted to overthrowing the Egyptian government and establishing an Islamist state.

(Excerpt) Read more at pakistanchristianpost.com ...


TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Government; News/Current Events; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: alqaeda; alzawahiri; binladen; muslimbrotherhood; terror

Ayman al-Zawahiri - THE MAN BEHIND BIN LADEN by LAWRENCE WRIGHT How an Egyptian doctor became a master of terror.

1 posted on 05/02/2011 8:39:15 AM PDT by KeyLargo
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To: KeyLargo

next


2 posted on 05/02/2011 8:41:00 AM PDT by Doogle ((USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: KeyLargo

He’s already got a birthmark target on his forehead. Get him.


3 posted on 05/02/2011 8:41:34 AM PDT by Harley (Will Rogers never met Harry Reid.)
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To: KeyLargo
I've got it from a reliable source in the CIA that one of Ayman Al-Zawahiri's lieutenants in Gitmo actually volunteered the intelligence which led to Bin Laden’s dirt nap. Ayman Al-Zawahiri is really quite resentful that one of his students was taking credit for the terrorist operation which Al-Zawahiri created.
4 posted on 05/02/2011 8:42:38 AM PDT by Vigilanteman (Obama: Fake black man. Fake Messiah. Fake American. How many fakes can you fit in one Zer0?)
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To: KeyLargo

We’ve known about Al-what’s his name for a long time. I’m confident America will get him, too. But for now, let’s enjoy the fact that Bin Laden is dead. No one is naive enough to believe this is the end.


5 posted on 05/02/2011 8:42:53 AM PDT by ilovesarah2012
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To: Harley
He’s already got a birthmark target on his forehead. Get him.

So THAT's what Gorbachev has been doing since '91...

6 posted on 05/02/2011 8:44:22 AM PDT by Thane_Banquo (Mitt Romney: He's from Harvard, and he's here to help.)
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To: KeyLargo

Well at least we know where to look for him... CoughPakistancough.

BTW, does anyone know where they think he is? Same scenerio (Pak/Afghanastan Border)?


7 posted on 05/02/2011 8:45:10 AM PDT by justice14 ("stand up defend or lay down and die")
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To: ilovesarah2012
No one is naive enough to believe this is the end.

That's for sure! The number comprising his own family members could be a small army in and of itself.

Osama Bin Laden

Osama (which means “young lion” in Arabic) was the 17th of Mohammed’s 52 (or 53) children. His Syrian-born mother, Alia Ghanem, was Mohammed’s 10th wife and the least favoured of his four wives at that time (a claim bolstered by the fact that Osama was their only child). Osama was said to have resented living in the shadow of his older half-brothers and to being referred to by some of his relatives as “son of a slave”.

8 posted on 05/02/2011 8:46:45 AM PDT by MamaDearest
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To: KeyLargo

For those who didn’t see a previous post of mine...

I attended a lecture by Steve Coll who described their relationship this way:

Zawahiri is to bin Laden
as
Giap was to Ho Chi Mihn.

or, according to the Warchild:
Grant to Lincoln.

They were partners. Gotta get ‘em both.


9 posted on 05/02/2011 8:47:44 AM PDT by warchild9
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To: Harley
He’s already got a birthmark target on his forehead. Get him.

More like the 'mark of the BEAST'.

10 posted on 05/02/2011 8:48:46 AM PDT by BigFinn (Bumper sticker: OBL BIN SEALED.)
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To: KeyLargo
Bin Laden won't be missed at all by the Muzzies. The cemeteries are full of indispensable people.
11 posted on 05/02/2011 8:49:53 AM PDT by Coldwater Creek (He who dwells in the shelter of the Most High will rest in the shadow of the Almighty Psalm 91:)
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To: KeyLargo

Any of you naive enough to believe this crap hang around for the ‘DEATH OF ZAWAHIRI’ story due out shortly before the 2012 election.


12 posted on 05/02/2011 8:50:50 AM PDT by arrdon (Never underestimate the stupidity of the American voter.)
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To: KeyLargo


13 posted on 05/02/2011 8:52:17 AM PDT by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet)
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To: Vigilanteman

Volunteered the info? My guess he gave it up via a waterboarding session!


14 posted on 05/02/2011 8:52:35 AM PDT by Coldwater Creek (He who dwells in the shelter of the Most High will rest in the shadow of the Almighty Psalm 91:)
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To: arrdon

Osama bin Laden is history. The jihad is not.

Posted By David Horowitz On May 2, 2011 @ 12:45 am In Daily Mailer,FrontPage

Osama bin Laden was a symbol of the Islamic jihad. After 9/11, surveys by al-Jazeera and other sources indicated that between 10% and 50% of Muslims regarded him as a hero. That is somewhere between 150 million and 750 million people. Symbols are important, and the death of the symbol of Islamic jihad is important. But the jihad will go on.

The fact that bin Laden was killed in a mansion near Islamabad (fitting name) is but one mark of the support he had in the Muslim world. But by the time our forces reached him, ten years after 9/11, the center of the jihad had long passed from the caves of Waziristan to the Middle East — to the Islamic Republic of Iran, to Hezbollah in Lebanon and Hamas in Gaza, and to the fount of the Islamic hatred and crusade against the West — the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt.

http://frontpagemag.com/2011/05/02/osama-bin-laden-is-history-the-jihad-is-not-2/print/


15 posted on 05/02/2011 8:52:35 AM PDT by KeyLargo
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To: Harley; BigFinn; Thane_Banquo
He’s already got a birthmark target on his forehead.

It's not a birthmark

16 posted on 05/02/2011 9:01:53 AM PDT by wideminded
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To: KeyLargo

Bin Laden had only two couriers, the only two guys he could trust in the whole world. In a country full of Muslims.

What does that tell you about the integrity of that culture?


17 posted on 05/02/2011 9:16:22 AM PDT by lurk
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To: Doogle
next

**************

**************

Yo Ayman.....

We will soon say AMEN!....
---Over your dead carcass....GLADLY!

**********

And the rest of your homeys are NEXT IN LINE!!!

BOOM!

**********

BOOM_2p> ***********

All the false-prophet bad theology....

And death-cult ideology....

And lower than chickensh*t terror tactics...
(You really wanna fight??.....Put on a uniform and step onto the field against the finest military un the history of man!)

muzzie raggy-head goat-roping low-life chickensh*t b*st*rds!
(With sincere apologies to all true-blue patriotic goat-ropers....)

18 posted on 05/02/2011 9:18:30 AM PDT by Wings-n-Wind (The main things are the plain things!)
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To: KeyLargo
the center of the jihad had long passed from the caves of Waziristan to the Middle East ......

They forgot "to the halls of the White House" where the Muslim Plant in Chief hangs out, Obama.

19 posted on 05/02/2011 9:18:43 AM PDT by politicianslie (A taxpayer voting for Obama is like a chicken voting for Colonel Sanders)
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To: lurk

Interesting observation! These maggots would sell each other out in a heart beat. Low rent, back-stabbing SOBs, one and all.


20 posted on 05/02/2011 9:19:57 AM PDT by donozark ("Never wound a King." Machiavelli)
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To: KeyLargo
Bin Laden’s Replacement: Ayman Al-Zawahiri

Send in the SEALS

21 posted on 05/02/2011 9:39:34 AM PDT by paul51 (11 September 2001 - Never forget)
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To: KeyLargo

Zawahiri has been the leader since we went into Afghanistan. Osama has been out of the loop for way too long.

The guy we needed to kill, we coddle down at GITMO.


22 posted on 05/02/2011 9:43:03 AM PDT by dforest
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To: Harley
He’s already got a birthmark target on his forehead. Get him.

Not a birthmark - a callus from praying to Satan.

Does make a good target though.

23 posted on 05/02/2011 12:50:16 PM PDT by Cheburashka (Democratic Underground: The Hogwarts of stupid.)
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