Palestinian Militants Leader: "Bin Laden's Next Strike Will Be Against The Jews"
Shaikh Abu Hareth al-Ansari, one the leaders of Palestinian Jihadi Salafist group The Army of Islam, predicted that al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden's next strike will target "the Jews." Al Ansari's comments appeared in an interview that was posted on militant Islamist Internet forums Monday by the Global Islamic Media Front (GIMF) in response to a question about bin Laden's capabitilies to carry out a 9/11-type attack in the U.S. or Europe.
Al Ansari also strongly criticized Hamas over the "oppressive practices" directed at members of The Army of Islam, their partner in "operation scattered illusion," in which Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit was kidnapped. He also described Fatah as a secular group and " infidels."
Commenting on the negotiations over the release of Shalit, al Ansari said he does not think there's anything to gain out of such negotiations, adding that the Army of Islam would've beheaded Shalit long ago, if they had him in their custody.
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