Abu Musab Al Suri, Al-Qaeda Operations Head, July 2005

Abu Musab Al Suri

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.

Mustafa bin Abd al-Qadir Setmariam Nasar a.k.a Abu Musab Al Suri
Jul. 2005