Nasir al-Wuhayshi, former leader, March 2014

Nasir al-Wuhayshi

“O brothers, the Crusader enemy is still shuffling his papers, so we must remember that we are always fighting the biggest enemy, the leaders of disbelief, and we have to overthrow those leaders, we have to remove the Cross, and the carrier of the Cross is America…”Thomas Joscelyn, “Al-Qaeda’s General Manager Threatens America in Video of Large Gathering,” Long War Journal, April 17, 2014, http://www.longwarjournal.org/archives/2014/04/a_video_released_by.php#.

Nasir al-Wuhayshi