al qaida s wing in yemen vows to attack america
Dubai: The leader of Al-Qaida's wing in Yemen has vowed to attack the United States, in a video apparently showing a gathering of the group celebrating a mass jailbreak of fighters.
The video was brought to light by terrorist watchdog group Terrorism Research and Analysis Consortium (TRAC) and had been circulating on jihadist websites.
The video features Al Qaeda's crown prince, Nasir al-Wuhayshi, Al-Wuhayshi, the No. 2 leader of al Qaeda while greeting the followers in Yemen and saying that they want to attack the United States.
Nasir al-Wuhayshi. Known is seen on camera giving a speech to the militants, telling them, "We must eliminate the cross ... The bearer of the cross is America," according to CNN.