Osama Mehmood, November 3, 2014

November 3, 2014
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Osama Mehmood

In an official AQIS statement released via Twitter:
“The attack on Iraq and Syria is not against a particular group or organization. Instead it’s an attack on [the] entire Ummah [worldwide community of Muslims] aiming to terminate every Islamic and Jihadi movement which aims to stand against the tyranny and believes in the establishment of Shari’ah.”Thomas Joscelyn, “Al Qaeda in the Indian Subcontinent Calls for Jihadist Unity against US-led Coalition,” Long War Journal, November 4, 2014, http://www.longwarjournal.org/archives/2014/11/al_qaeda_in_the_indi_2.php.

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