Nasr al-Shammary, May 2019

“Our battle in the region against the US will continue until the end of their occupation and the destruction of the Occupying Regime (of Israel).”“Iraq’s Nujaba Says to Continue Fight against US until End of Occupation,” Tasnim News Agency, May 20, 2019,

Nasr al-Shammary, January 7, 2020

“We will regroup the forces of the resistance in a single entity to respond to Washington.

“The American aggression against the Hashed Al Shaabi has marked the beginning of the war against the resistance.

“We will wage a war against the American presence in all parts of the region that we can reach. Thousands of Marines are present in possible targets.”Agence France-Presse, “Iraqi armed factions call meeting to begin anti-US fight,” Jordan Times (Amman) January 7, 2020,

Mohammad Pakpour, February 2017

“The enemy should not be mistaken in its assessments, and it will receive a strong slap in the face if it does make such a mistake. Everyone could see today what power we have on the ground. The message of these exercises…for world arrogance is not to do anything stupid.”“Iran: US should be ready for 'strong slap in face,’” Kurdistan 24, February 23, 2017,

HT Afghanistan Media Office, July 7, 2019

“Now, it is proven to all the world that terror and horror are rooted in the DNA of the US system.”“American Terrorism Benefits Afghanistan as a Lab!” HT Afghanistan Media Office, July 7, 2019,

HT Afghanistan Media Office, May 2, 2019

“America is the sick man of the twenty-first century on the brink!” (Tweet)HTAFMediaOffice, Twitter post, May 2, 2019, 12:45 p.m.,

HT Afghanistan Media Office, January 13, 2019

“Trump’s main problem is that he cannot hide America's hateful intentions and motives, which former US officials have kept secret in their hearts and strategies. His position is not only about the Islamic Ummah but also shows America's hatred and bad motives against all the nations of the world.”“Trump always shows the true face of America,” HT Afghanistan Media Office, January 13, 2019,

HT Afghanistan Media Office, October 7, 2018

“American colonization in Afghanistan was seventeen years old” (Tweet)HTAFMediaOffice, Twitter post, October 7, 2018, 5:31 a.m.,

Jamal Jaafar Ibrahimi, June 25, 2018

“To the Americans we say … we will not be quiet about this attack.”Mina Aldroubi, “Iraqi militias warn US over air strike on Syrian border,” National (UAE), June 25, 2018,

“About” section, KH official website, undated

“The Hezbollah Brigades derives its goals and pillars from the sharia rulings, on which the formation was based. Our first goal was and still remains: thwarting the American project in the region, defeat of the occupation, and expelling them from Iraq, broken and humbled. The second goal is reclaiming Iraq’s sovereignty and granting all of its people their rights. As for our jihadi pillars, there are four. Firstly, waging jihad against the occupation until the last American is expelled from Iraq.”“About Kata’ib Hezbollah,” The Islamic Resistance Kata’ib Hezbollah Official Website, accessed June 27, 2018,

Zabihullah Mujahid, spokesman, August 22, 2017

“Instead of continuing of war in Afghanistan, Americans should have thought about withdrawing their soldiers from Afghanistan. As long as there is even one American solder [sic] in our country [Taliban soldiers will] continue our jihad.”“Taliban condemn Trump's decision on Afghanistan war, vow ‘jihad’ will go on,” Reuters, August 22, 2017,