Ahmed Abdi Godane, Audio message regarding the Federal Government of Somalia, May 2013

Ahmed Abdi Godane AKA Mukhtar Abu Zubair
Al-Shabab
Pro-Islamism

“In conclusion I also say the Ummah should be prepared for the betrayals of the enemy and not believe the promises that we hear from the Kuffar and their agents, and take lessons from the previous experiments, do not be stung from the same hole several times, Allah Almighty says: (He gives them promises and excites vain desires in them; and the Shaitan does not promise them but to deceive) 120 Surah An-Nisa, and know that the country is occupied and divided, Ethiopia rules you and Kenya and Uganda, and the people whom you deal with their images and names but their beliefs and customs are imported from the invading Kuffar.” (Audio message regarding the Federal Government of Somalia) "Message from the Amiir of Al-Shabaab, Sheikh Mukhtar Abu Al-Zubeyr, regarding the Second London Conference and the Situation of the Somali Government." Bilao Journal of Somali Security Studies, May 14, 2013, http://somalisecuritystudies.blogspot.com/2013/05/message-from-amiir-of-al-shabaab-sheikh.html.

Ahmed Abdi Godane
May 2013