Pro-Violence

Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, Leader and Founder of Al-Qaeda in Iraq, Date Undetermined

“We are striving urgently and racing against time to create companies of mujahidin that will repair to secure places and strive to reconnoiter the country, hunting the enemy – Americans, police, and soldiers – on the roads and lanes. We are continuing to train and multiply them. As for the Shi’a, we will hurt them, God willing, through martyrdom operations and car bombs.” David Aaron, In Their Own Words: Voices of Jihad (Santa Monica: RAND Corporation, 2008), 228.

Noelle Velentzas, Conversations with Under Cover FBI Special Agent and Asia Siddiqui, 2014-2015

Conversations with Under Cover FBI Special Agent and Asia Siddiqui:

“You can fit a lot of things in [the pressure cooker], even if it’s not food.”“Criminal Complaint,” United States District Court, Eastern District of New York, April 1, 2015, https://cbsnewyork.files.wordpress.com/2015/04/velentzas-complaint.pdf.

Ubaydullah Hussain, Date unknown

In reference to Lesbian Somali activist Amal Aden: “They should absolutely not beat her. They should have stoned her to death, since practicing homosexuality shall be punished with death.”Nina Berglund, “Radical Islamist defends alleged threats,” News in English.no, January 27, 2014, http://www.newsinenglish.no/2014/01/27/islamist-stands-by-his-threats/.

Abdullah Faisal, Preaching at a U.K. mosque, Date not available

“You have to learn to fly planes, drive tanks and you have to learn how to load your guns and to use missiles.”“Muslim Cleric Guilty of Soliciting Murder,” Guardian (London), February 24, 2003, http://www.theguardian.com/uk/2003/feb/24/race.world.

Abdullah Faisal, Preaching at a U.K. mosque, Date not available

“We believe in the bullet not the ballot.”“Muslim Cleric Guilty of Soliciting Murder,” Guardian (London), February 24, 2003, http://www.theguardian.com/uk/2003/feb/24/race.world.

Abdullah Faisal, Preaching at a U.K. mosque, Date not available

“How do you fight a Jew? You kill a Jew. In the case of Hindus, by bombing their businesses.”“Muslim Cleric Guilty of Soliciting Murder,” Guardian (London), February 24, 2003, http://www.theguardian.com/uk/2003/feb/24/race.world.

Omar al-Shishani

“Our goal is clear. Everyone knows why we fight. Our path is to khilafah. We will revive the khilafah.”“ISIS Commander (Al-Shishani) Explains Islamic State's Plans,” YouTube, Uploaded August 6, 2014, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_V7dVuJELHM.

Omar al-Shishani

“It is obligatory upon us in front of Allah to complete this work and establish the khilafah.”“ISIS Commander (Al-Shishani) Explains Islamic State's Plans,” YouTube, Uploaded August 6, 2014, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_V7dVuJELHM.

Omar Bakri Muhammad, Date Unknown

“When you meet [infidels], slice their own necks. And when you make the blood spill all over, and the enemy becomes so tired, now start to take from them prisoners. Then free them or exchange them until the war is finished.”Robert Mendick and Robert Verkaik, “Hate cleric Omar Bakri Muhammad preaches killing of women and children on Facebook,” Telegraph, November 29, 2014, http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/terrorism-in-the-uk/11262996/Hate-cleric-Omar-Bakri-Muhammad-preaches-killing-of-women-and-children-on-Facebook.html.

Omar Bakri Muhammad, Date Unknown

“Al-Qaeda are so clever, they can make so many weapons from nothing. They can go to any kitchen, make a very nice pizza bomb and deliver it fresh,” Bakri claimed. He described the regional uprisings that rocked the Middle East as “al-Qaeda's victory.” The Arab Spring and “the dismantling of authoritarian regimes and ruthless intelligence services have given Salafist groups room to breathe; and the thousands of jailed Islamists in Tunisia, Egypt and Libya, released as the dictatorships crumbled, have been perfect for recruiting.”“A Profile of Syrian Jihadist Omar Bakri Muhammad,” Jamestown Foundation, December 21, 2012, http://mlm.jamestown.org/single/?tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=40259&tx_ttnews%5BbackPid%5D=591#.VU-iktpViko.