Hafiz Muhammad Saeed, April 6, 2012

Date
April 6, 2012
Name of Author
Hafiz Muhammad Saeed
Body

Preaching the Friday sermon at Jamia Markaz al-Qadsia mosque:
“This is the same jihad which caused the USSR to break [in Afghanistan] and now America is failing because of it. Analysts and journalists don’t realize why America is failing, the only reason is jihad.”Bill Roggio, “We do jihad,’ says Lashkar-e-Taiba emir Hafiz Saeed,” The Long War Journal, April 7th, 2012, http://www.longwarjournal.org/archives/2012/04/we_do_jihad_lashkar.php.

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