Omar Hammami, key leader, May 16, 2012

Omar Hammami
Al-Shabab

“([S]ome… acted as if they would not fix my car unless I denounced bin Laden and praised George Bush, and so forth). I didn’t really have a clear position about the whole thing at the time. I was mixed between the “hatred of terrorism” instilled by the [‘neo-Salafis’] and between my real hatred for America…”Abu Mansuur al-Amriiki, “The Story of an American Jihaadi, Part One,” azelin.files.wordpress.com, May 16, 2012, http://azelin.files.wordpress.com/2012/05/omar-hammami-abc5ab-mane1b9a3c5abr-al-amrc4abkc4ab-22the-story-of-an-american-jihc481dc4ab-part-122.pdf. See Aaron Y. Zelin, “New book from Omar Hammami [Abū Manṣūr al-Amrīkī]: ‘The Story of an American Jihādī, Part 1,” Jihadology, May 16, 2012, http://jihadology.net/2012/05/16/new-book-from-omar-hammami-abu-man%E1%B9%A3ur-al-amriki-the-story-of-an-american-jihadi-part-1/.

Omar Hammami