“The silence of #Khorasan leadership and its branches regarding the announcement of the new caliphate is not wise. Suggestions and innuendoes will not do! An explicit…statement is necessary, for this intense issue is mighty.”Thomas Jocelyn, “Al Qaeda ally calls for statement on Islamic State’s caliphate,” Long War Journal, July 9, 2014, http://www.longwarjournal.org/archives/2014/07/al_qaeda_ally_calls.php.
Jul. 8, 2014