In a statement released after the July 2005 bombings: “[In my teachings] I have mentioned vital and legitimate targets to be hit in the enemy’s countries … Among those targets that I speciﬁcally mentioned as examples was the London Underground. [Targeting this] was and still is the aim.”Jason Lewis, “Syria releases the 7/7 'mastermind,” The Telegraph, February 4, 2012, http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/terrorism-in-the-uk/9061400/Syria-releases-the-77-mastermind.html.
Abu Musab Al Suri, Al-Qaeda Operations Head, July 2005
Extremists: Their Words. Their Actions.
In Their Own Words:
When you’re dealing with a certain type of character, they’ll push their body right into your hand…and that’s when you strike. Second thing, I would say strike first.Sep. 2020
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