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,

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,

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,

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,

Taliban member, December 2016

In propaganda video:
“Allah will shake the White House [with] your [the Muhajideen’s] religious zeal by the permission of Allah.”Thomas Joscelyn and Bill Roggio, “Taliban rejects peace talks, emphasizes alliance with al Qaeda in new video,” Long War Journal, December 9, 2016,

Abubakar Shekau, audio message released on YouTube, November 13, 2016

To the West:

“…The war has just begun.”Agence France-Presse, “Boko Haram leader warns Trump ‘war has just begun,’” Yahoo News, November 14, 2016,

NRM Manual, August 2016

“It is a battle of life and death, with the race's survival as an effort. It's time to take courage and move the sword out of the stone. The destiny is here and now! Do right- fear nothing!”Redaksjonen, “Aktivisthåndboken er lansert og tilgjengelig for salg!,” Frihetscamp, August 26, 2016,

Hassan Nasrallah, Secretary-General, June 2016

“We are open about the fact that Hezbollah’s budget, its income, its expenses, everything it eats and drinks, its weapons and rockets, are from the Islamic Republic of Iran.” …

“As long as Iran has money, we have money… Just as we receive the rockets that we use to threaten Israel, we are receiving our money. No law will prevent us from receiving it.”Agence France-Presse, “Hezbollah brushes off US sanctions, says money comes via Iran,” Times of Israel, June 25, 2016,

Ismail al-Wahwah; Leader of Hizb ut-Tahrir Australia; March 3, 2015

The Jews are the most evil creatures of Allah. Moral corruption is linked to the Jews. They will pay with blood for blood, with tears for tears, and with destruction for destruction.

Al-Shabab Press Office, 2014

Kenyans will not appreciate the gravity of the situation without seeing, feeling and experiencing death in all its ghoulish detail.