Pro-Violence

Qassam Brigades statement, December 13, 2018

“From the heroic Barkan operation to the Ofra operation, the Qassam Brigades are undertaking a new battle.” Adam Rasoon, “Hamas spokesman praises ‘heroic’ West Bank terror attack,” Times of Israel, December 13, 2018, https://www.timesofisrael.com/hamas-spokesman-praises-heroic-west-bank-terror-attack/.

Abdelatif al-Qanou, spokesman, December 13, 2018

“The heroic Silwad operation is a response to the Zionist occupation‘s crimes and behavior in the occupied West Bank. The West Bank‘s youth and men will remain rebels against the occupation and continue to clash with it until it is banished.” (Tweet) Adam Rasoon, “Hamas spokesman praises ‘heroic’ West Bank terror attack,” Times of Israel, December 13, 2018, https://www.timesofisrael.com/hamas-spokesman-praises-heroic-west-bank-terror-attack/

Hassan Nasrallah, Secretary-General, August 15, 2018

Address marking the 12-year anniversary of the end of the 2006 war with Israel:

“No one should threaten us with wars. If someone will go to war [with us] they are welcome. We are not afraid, we are prepared and if God is willing, we will win.”“Hezbollah at its strongest, Nasrallah warns Israel,” Daily Star (Beirut), August 15, 2018, http://www.dailystar.com.lb/News/Lebanon-News/2018/Aug-15/460275-hezbollah-at-its-strongest-nasrallah-warns-israel.ashx.

Hassan Nasrallah, Secretary-General, September 20, 2018

“The resistance has precision and non-precision missiles in their possession. If Israel wages a war on Lebanon, they will face a situation they would have never expected.”“Nasrallah warns Israel: The resistance has evolved,” Daily Star (Beirut), September 20, 2018, http://www.dailystar.com.lb/News/Lebanon-News/2018/Sep-20/463997-nasrallah-warns-israel-the-resistance-has-evolved.ashx.

Taliban fighters, September 28, 2017

In a propaganda video:
“The brave and Mujahid of Afghanistan rejects disbelief, apostasy, democracy, and slavery! Last half century proves that this land was and will be the land of Islam and Jihad.”Bill Roggio, “Taliban fighters promise to ‘play with the skulls’ of dead American soldiers,” Long War Journal, September 28, 2017, https://www.longwarjournal.org/archives/2017/09/taliban-fighters-promise-to-play-with-the-skulls-of-dead-american-soldiers.php.

Taliban fighters, September 28, 2017

Addressing U.S. President Trump and American soldiers:
“With the permission of Allah we will play with your skulls.”Bill Roggio, “Taliban fighters promise to ‘play with the skulls’ of dead American soldiers,” Long War Journal, September 28, 2017, https://www.longwarjournal.org/archives/2017/09/taliban-fighters-promise-to-play-with-the-skulls-of-dead-american-soldiers.php.

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, http://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-afghanistan-taliban-idUSKCN1B20ES?il=0.

Zabihullah Mujahid, spokesman, August 22, 2017

“If America does not withdraw its forces from Afghanistan, the day will not be far when Afghanistan shall transform into a graveyard for the American Empire.”Bill Roggio, “Taliban vows to continue its ‘Jihad’ against US,” Long War Journal, August 22, 2017, https://www.longwarjournal.org/archives/2017/08/taliban-vows-to-continue-its-jihad-against-us.php.

Zabihullah Mujahid, spokesman, May 27, 2017

“Our fight is Jihad & obligatory worship, reward for every obligatory act of worship is multiplied x70 in #Ramadan.” (Tweet)Bill Roggio, “Jihad during Ramadan is ‘obligatory,’ Taliban spokesman says,” Long War Journal, May 30, 2017, http://www.longwarjournal.org/archives/2017/05/jihad-during-ramadan-is-obligatory-taliban-spokesman-says.php.

Abubakar Shekau, video message released on YouTube, December 29, 2016

“I am here, well and alive…the battle is just beginning.” Associated Press, “Boko Haram leader: ‘The battle is just beginning,’” USA Today, December 31, 2016, http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/world/2016/12/31/boko-haram-leader-battle-just-beginning/96034042/.