In a new video circulating within jihadist online spheres, the “Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan” has released a new video showing the captured US soldier Bowe Robert Bergdahl. Quite sickening are some of the comments left on YouTube, where – of course – the video has also been set up.
After the “letter” by Abu Dujana was published yesterday by the ‘Vanguard of Khurasan’, as-Sahab has just released a filmed interview with him and has also provided a transcript in Arabic and English.
Fyi, find the English transcript copy&paste, without any comments, simply taken from the source word document provided by as-Sahab:
An Interview With The Shaheed
Abu Dujaanah al-Khorasani
(May Allah Have Mercy on Him)
Hero of the Raid of the Shaheed
Amir Baytullah Mehsud
(May Allah Have Mercy on Him)
As-Sahab: The New Crusades have entered their second decade, with the battle between truth and falsehood continuing to rage as strong as ever; this battle which has exposed the ugly face of the people of falsehood represented by the infidel West and its apostate agents in our Islamic region. This pact is led by the empire of evil and criminality, America, whose criminality has manifested itself in the most gruesome of forms in what has been committed against our Islamic peoples in Iraq, Afghanistan, Palestine and the rest of the Muslim world; forms of lowliness, bestiality and savagery some examples of which have reached us, but what is hidden is even worse.
In the final year of the first decade of this war, Bush Jr. slid into history’s trash heap in humiliation and failure, and turned over the banner of criminality to his successor, Obama, whose first achievement was pulling the wool over the eyes of some of our Ummah’s simpletons, who showered him with applause following his high-sounding but totally substanceless speech in Cairo. But it wasn’t long before these fools woke up to Obama’s crimes, which are no less ugly than the crimes of his predecessor.
During his reign, the Gaza Holocaust took place, with its victims hundreds of our children, mothers and elderly people. During his reign, the tyrannical blockade of our people in Gaza has continued, and not only that, but Obama ordered his agents in Egypt to build a steel barrier on the border with Gaza to turn honorable Gaza into the biggest prison in history. During his reign, he promised Israel something no American president had ever promised before: that al-Quds would remain the united capital of the state of Israel. During his reign, the bombing of Muslims in Afghanistan and Pakistan has intensified, and entire villages have been wiped out, as occurred at Kunduz in northern Afghanistan and at Zhangara in South Waziristan. During his reign, millions of weak and oppressed women, children and elderly people from Swat, Mehsud, Orakzai, Mohmand, Khyber and other tribal regions in Pakistan have been displaced and forced to live in humiliating and shameful tent cities deep within Pakistan, where America’s hunting dogs in the Pakistani government and army commit the ugliest types of crimes against the refugees, including the rape of women, kidnapping of children and subjugation of old men. Allah suffices us and He is the best of guardians. And during his reign, immunity has been conferred on the criminals of the Central Intelligence Agency, who have continued their horrifying crimes against Muslims in general and the Mujahideen in particular.
But also during his reign, and by the grace of Allah and with His help, the Crusader coalition and its agents among our countrymen have suffered defeats and setbacks on all fronts.
In Somalia, the champions of the Army of Difficulty continue their conquests and victories against the Crusaders and their apostate helpers.
In Mesopotamia, the lions of the Islamic State of Iraq are still making the Crusaders, Rejectionist Shiites and their helpers taste all types of woes; and their raids, and for Allah is all praise, have reached the hearts of the most important ministries.
In the Maghreb of Islam, the victories of the lions of the Atlases against the children of France come one after the other.
In Pakistan, hardly a day goes by without the Mujahideen pounding one of the palaces of apostasy that are the police, army and intelligence apparatuses. As for the thieves in the apostate government, they are racing to steal whatever they can as they prepare to flee Pakistan, but the Mujahideen’s retaliation is closing in on them, with Allah’s permission.
Success has also been seen in the Arabian Peninsula, the land of Revelation, metal of Islam and focus of hearts, where the grandsons of the Sahaabah have risen up against the people of apostasy in the government of the House of Saud, the agents of the Crusaders, and against their boys in the government of the Yemen; and they have made good on the oath of Shaykh Usama, may Allah preserve him.
Shaykh Usama bin Muhammad bin Ladin
(May Allah Preserve Him):
I swear by Allah the Magnificent, who raised the sky without pillars, that neither America nor those who live in America shall even dream of security until we actually experience it in Palestine, and until all infidel armies have left the land of Muhammad, peace and prayers of Allah be upon him. And Allah is the Greatest, and honor is for Islam, and may peace be upon you and the mercy of Allah and His blessings.
As-Sahab: As for the soldiers of the Islamic Emirate under the command of the Commander of the Believers, Mulla Muhammad Umar, may Allah preserve him, they are inflicting one defeat after another on the Crusader coalition, forcing its unsuccessful leader to specify a date for fleeing from the land of honor and defiance, Khorasan, which recently witnessed one of this era’s epic battles and one of its blessed raids, the raid of the Shaheed – as we reckon him to be – Amir Baytullah Mehsud, may Allah have mercy on him; a raid whose hero was the Shaheed – as we reckon him to be – and lion of al-Hisbah web forums, Abu Dujaanah al-Khorasani, may Allah have mercy on him, who taught the American CIA and Jordanian intelligence a lesson they will never forget, with Allah’s permission.
The Shaheed Abu Dujaanah al-Khorasani
(May Allah Have Mercy on Him):
In Shaa Allah [God willing], we will get you, CIA team. In Shaa Allah, we will bring you down. Don’t think that just by pressing a button and killing Mujahideen, you are safe. In Shaa Allah, we’ll come to you in an unexpected way. Look, this is for you. It’s not a watch, it’s a detonator, to kill as many as I can, In Shaa Allah. This is my goal: to kill you, and to kill your Jordanian partner, and In Shaa Allah, I will go to al-Firdaws al-‘Aala – Paradise – and you will be sent to Hell, and on Yawm al-Qiyaamah [the Day of Resurrection], we will In Shaa Allah see you again. Honor is for Allah, and Allah is the Greatest.
As-Sahab: With the companionship of the One and Only, the Almighty, the lion matched his actions with his words, and he dove with his explosive belt into the midst of the CIA’s Afghanistan-region operational command, killing the director of operations and a number of senior officials of American intelligence who came from Kabul for the express purpose of meeting the lion. Also killed in this blessed operation was the agent Sharif Ali bin Zaid, a cousin of the agent of the Mossad and CIA, the tyrant of Jordan. And for Allah is all praise.
We won’t make you wait any longer: we now invite you to watch this fascinating interview with the lion Abu Dujaanah al-Khorasani, may Allah have mercy on him.
As-Sahab Interview with the Shaheed Abu Dujaanah al-Khorasani
(May Allah Have Mercy on Him):
As-Sahab: We’re going to conduct this interview with our brother Dr. Abu Dujaanah al-Khorasani, who is about to carry out a major operation against an extremely sensitive target: a meeting of the leadership of the CIA in Khost, Afghanistan, with the experts responsible for the pilotless aircraft which are used to kill and terrorize Muslims in Afghanistan and adjoining tribal areas. To begin, we ask Dr. Abu Dujaanah to introduce himself to us and give us a brief outline of his Jihadi history.
Abu Dujaanah: Peace be upon you and the mercy of Allah and His blessings. All praise is due to Allah, Lord of the worlds, and prayers and peace be upon the chief of the Messengers, our chief Muhammad, and upon his family and companions. As for what comes after:
Your brother is the poor slave Abu Dujaanah al-Khorasani, from Jordan. I am 32 years old and work as a doctor in Jordan. My trip with Jihad began a few years ago, after the American invasion of Iraq. I made many attempts to join the Jihad in Iraq, but Allah decreed something else for me. I used to write in the Jihadi Internet forums under the name Abu Dujaanah al-Khorasani, and I was also a supervisor in al-Hisbah network – may Allah bring it back – under the name Malik al-Ashja’ee. So this is me in a nutshell. I mobilized to the land of Jihad earlier this year, in March of 2009.
AS: If you please, brother, could you give us a brief idea about your emigration from Jordan to the land of Jihad and your motivations for it?
AD: First of all, when I witnessed the events of Gaza – and very painful events they were – I can’t forget the scene I saw on al-Jazirah channel, in which the daughters of Zion were watching Gaza as it was being bombed by F-16 fighter jets. They were using binoculars and watching the Muslims get killed, and it was as if they were just observing some natural phenomenon, or as if they were watching a theatrical film or something similar. So I wrote an article, the last of my articles, entitled “When Will My Words Drink From My Blood?” And all praise is due to Allah, the idea of mobilizing began to get stronger. Then Allah decreed that I see a dream. I saw Shaykh Abu Mus’ab al-Zarqawi in my sleep, and it was as if he was in my house. I asked him, “Aren’t you dead?” He replied, “I was killed, but I am as you see me, alive.” His face was like a full moon, and he was busy, as if he was getting ready for an operation. I wished I could take him to a secure place, and take him out in my car, and I also wished that we could be bombed so we could be killed together. Glory be to Allah, it seems that the secure place means martyrdom in Allah’s path. Subsequently, I asked one of the brothers to ask some people who know how to interpret dreams. The result was that some of them told me, “You will mobilize in Allah’s path,” while others told me, “The security organs will enter your house.” And I think that the vision has now been fulfilled, and that its interpretation – with Allah’s permission – is that I will mobilize in Allah’s path, and the security forces will enter my house, leading to a martyrdom operation which will be revenge for the killing of Abu Mus’ab al-Zarqawi and the killing of many of our brothers by the spy drones in Waziristan. So Allah willing, this is the meaning of the vision.
AS: Could we now start to talk about some of the details of your move from Jordan to the land of Jihad and how Allah blessed you to carry out this major operation?
AD: Yes. In truth, it all began with the Jordanian security organs entering my house at 11:30. They came and knocked at the door of my house. My wife came to me terrified, and told me, “There are police outside.” I knew that the moment of arrest had arrived. They came in, searched the house, confiscated my computer, and arrested me. The arrest warrant had written on it “Possession of prohibited materials,” which is a lie. They always lie and use this or any other allegation to arrest a Muslim. So they arrested me and sent me to Wadi as Sir, to the intelligence bureau there. I swear by Allah, the only thing that I was worried about was that I was in contact with the brothers through the forums, and I was afraid that Muslim brothers – my beloved Mujahideen – would be attacked from my flank. This is what I was concerned about, but – all praise is due to Allah, Lord of the worlds – this didn’t happen, because Allah blinded their sights. They could have gotten their hands on some extremely valuable information about Jihadi work, but Allah decreed something else. After they arrested and interrogated me, especially during the second night, I sat and prayed to Allah. No human power can prevent a slave from calling on his Lord. So I sat and prayed to Allah to deliver me and protect the Mujahideen from any danger which might emanate from me, and I prayed that I not cause harm to any Muslim. I prayed to Allah thus: “O Lord, I would rather die in my cell than be a cause of harm to any Muslim.” So
all praise is due to Allah, Lord of the worlds: the intelligence officer – whose name was Abu Zaid [Ali bin Zaid], and who works with Abu Faisal in the Counter-Terrorism Division – was an idiot, and Allah made His plotting manifest itself by way of this idiot, who asked me to work with the security organs in spying on the Mujahideen in Waziristan and Afghanistan. So this step began with this proposal. They proposed that I go to Waziristan and Afghanistan to spy on Muslims. But the amazing thing which I could hardly believe is that I had been trying to mobilize to Jihad in Allah’s path but had been unsuccessful, then this idiotic man comes along and proposes that I go to the fields of Jihad. All praise is due to Allah, Lord of the worlds: it was a dream come true!
AS: Is it possible for you to give us an idea of the methods the villainous intelligence officers used to try to recruit you?
AD: When they arrest a brother and try to convince him to work with them, they will offer him the world and offer him everything, and occasionally, they will use weak arguments, absurd arguments, like telling you that king abdullah is from Ahl-al-Bayt (the House of Prophethood). What does Ahl-al-Bayt have to do [with this]? Abu Lahab was also from Ahl-al-Bayt! Absolutely absurd things! This criminal tried to brainwash me, but in fact, the idiot was digging his own grave. I want to say that the Jordanian security and intelligence apparatuses have a very strong faith in the gods of the lame pelican, America. They believe in their gods and believe in the money which comes to them. And glory be to Allah, when your own belief system is corrupt, you think that everyone else will set off from the same corrupt belief system. They tried to entice me with money and offered me amounts reaching into the millions of dollars according to the man being targeted, particularly the leaders of Qaida al-Jihad in the Land of Khorasan – may Allah preserve them. So they were offering me millions upon millions, and these weren’t mere empty promises. It was all done with the permission of king abdullah the second, and I have evidence that the man knows everything about this project and that they can’t send anyone to that place except with the permission of little abdullah, king abdullah the second. So they think that if a man is offered money, it is possible for him to abandon his creed. They think that we worship wealth and lusts just like them. How amazing! How amazing that you propose [such things] to a man whose last article just a short while ago was called “When Will My Words Drink From My Blood?,” a man who burns with desire for martyrdom and who motivates the Ummah to Jihad! How can you come to him and have the gall to say to him, “Go and spy on the Mujahideen”?! You’ll never find such idiocy except in Jordanian intelligence. The fact is, I was aware that they were trying to tempt me with money. Abu Zaid would take me to the Safeway in Amman and [other stores] and buy me 200 to 300 dinars worth of goods. Then this corrupt individual would send the receipts to his chiefs, and the amazing thing is that he would buy food for his dog and send the bills as if it was purchased for [Abu Dujaanah]. In other words, in front of my eyes he would steal from his chief and steal from his institution! So it’s all very natural: he believes that you actually believe in his religion! And he thinks that his religion is the truth. His religion is lust, his religion is money; but the fact is that for anyone who believes in Allah and in the Garden and the Fire, and believes in eternity and that there is a “Day when mankind will stand up before the Lord of the worlds” (83:6), how can a mere fistful of dollars possibly make him sell out his religion and sell out his brothers? All praise is due to Allah, you’ll never find a Muslim who has in his heart an iota’s worth of “There is no God worthy of worship other than Allah, Muhammad is the Messenger of Allah” agreeing to sell his religion, even if for all the money in the world.
AS: During the period the agent Abu Zaid was interacting with you and attempting to recruit you, were you able to find out about some of the crimes the apostate Jordanian intelligence apparatus has been involved in?
AD: First of all, this man was trying in a blatant fashion to prepare me to work with him, and at the same time, I was able – by the grace of Allah first and last – to study his psychology and send him indirect messages on the basis of this study, like giving him the impression that I’m reluctant to go due to my fear of dying, so that he thinks I’m a believer in his religion, which is money; or like getting up and asking him for money and asking him about the rewards and gifts they’re promising me, so that he thinks I’m a believer in his religion, which is money. I spent a lot of time with him. We would sit together in restaurants, eating a single meal for 50 Jordanian dinars, or the equivalent of 70 US dollars. This man, with time, began to tell me about what goes on in Jordanian intelligence. Abu Zaid told me about how he used to send a Jordanian intelligence officer who spoke with an Iraqi accent and have him planted among the Muslims to pretend to be a Mujahid calling on people to go to Iraq; then on the night of mobilization in Allah’s path, they would come and arrest them all. This man admitted this to me! This idiot also confessed to me and told me, “If you go and kill any leader of the Mujahideen, you’ll become the top man in Jordan, like my chief Ali Burjaq.” According to Abu Zaid, Ali Burjaq – director of Jordanian Counter-Terrorism – is the man responsible for the murder of the Shaheed – as we reckon him – Shaykh Abdullah Azzam in Peshawar 20 years ago. Following that, he began to be promoted to progressively higher positions until he became director of Counter-Terrorism. This is what Jordanian intelligence does. Jordanian intelligence is the party responsible for the murder of the Shaykh and martyr – Allah permitting, we consider him to be so and Allah is his Reckoner and we don’t purify anyone before Allah – Abdullah Azzam. They are the ones who shed crocodile tears for him, and they are the ones who murdered him and planted the spy at his side, according to what we were able to glean from this intelligence officer. The fact is, we were able to obtain some other information, like the role Jordanian intelligence played in the killing of Imad Mughniyah, the military chief of Hezbollah. Jordanian intelligence is the one who killed this man, also through the planting of a spy. And this is what motivated them in the first place to send me to Waziristan and Afghanistan. They have a track record of successes. For example, this criminal confessed to me that they are the ones who killed Abu Mus’ab al-Zarqawi. The Jordanian intelligence apparatus is the one who provided the Americans with sensitive data about the location of Abu Mus’ab al-Zarqawi, according to what this criminal said. So the Jordanian intelligence apparatus has a record which emboldens them to such behavior, but with Allah’s permission, after this operation, they will never stand on their feet again; and this reply to them will be a severe one which they will never forget, with the permission of Allah. I ask Allah to direct our arrows.
AS: How did you travel from Jordan to Pakistan, and who paid for the trip?
AD: Actually, Jordanian intelligence – may Allah send consecutive curses on it – is the one who gave me a large amount of money, it is the one who paid for my ticket, and it is the one who helped me to forge some documents I needed to get a Pakistani visa. I came to Waziristan via Peshawar airport, and Jordanian intelligence subsequently and through my work sent me thousands of dollars which are now being put at the service of the Mujahideen and being used to buy these materials which – Allah permitting – will come back to them in the form of destruction and ruin. After arriving in Peshawar, I made contact with the Mujahideen and reached the land of Khorasan safely; and all praise is due to Allah, Lord of the worlds, that Jordanian intelligence is the one who took care of everything!
AS: After reaching the Mujahideen in safety and with your booty, did you ever consider cutting your connection with Jordanian intelligence, which had sent you to spy on the Mujahideen?
AD: The fact is, there was no way I was going to sever this connection, because this connection itself had become a bait being offered to Jordanian intelligence, which itself had become a valuable prey. And this is what the Mujahideen here in the Land of Khorasan realized, and that’s why their first action was to form a mini Shura council for this operation. Every single step taken had the goal of luring Jordanian intelligence to this land to arrest or kill them and give them a message written in blood that the Mujahideen will not fail to use the same tactics the intelligence services use. This, then, was the fundamental reason, which is that there was a valuable prey we were anticipating through this connection, in addition to the money, money which comes to us from these imbeciles without any effort on our part, the same money the brothers in the Arabian Peninsula got their hands on when they tried to assassinate the idol Muhammad bin Nayef. So this is a new era for the Mujahideen, Allah willing, in which the Mujahideen will use intelligence–based tactics and methods which rival or even exceed those of the security apparatuses of the strongest of states, like Jordan and America, with the permission of Allah, Lord of the worlds. So this was the fundamental reason.
AS: After taking the decision to maintain the connection and try to use it against them, what are the tactics you used in order to convince them that you were actually spying on the Mujahideen, and how were you able to hide from them that your true intention was to ruin them?
AD: More than anything else, it is the company of Allah and His protection. Allah’s accompaniment and protection is what protects you, and all praise is due to Allah, we plot against them with the cunning Allah has given us. Allah says, “They plot and plan, and Allah too plans, and the best of planners is Allah.” (8:30) So Allah is the One who suffices us against the infidels’ plotting. This is the fundamental reason: Allah’s accompaniment. I’m sure that we, as Mujahideen, have committed some mistakes which might have led to the failure of the operation, but Allah is the best of protectors. The fact is, after consulting with the Mujahideen, I cut off ties for four months in order for Jordanian intelligence to stew in its own juices thinking that this guy had abandoned it, so that if he came back to them and told them that conditions were difficult, they would buy his story quickly. And that’s what happened; and all praise is due to Allah, Lord of the worlds. I cut ties for four months, then came back to them with some videos taken with leaders of the Mujahideen, so that they would think that I was leaking videos and betraying the Mujahideen. All praise is due to Allah, the bait fell in the right spot and they went head over heels with excitement. The videos I sent were actually taken with the Mujahideen’s own camera for this very purpose. And all praise is due to Allah, Lord of the worlds. Next, I gave them some erroneous, made-up coordinates of targets to make them drool even more, along with some worthless or incorrect information. For example, if the Mujahideen had some work to do somewhere, I would tell them that it was in another place, thereby providing cover for the Mujahideen. And I would throw in some accurate information which we thought the enemy probably already had knowledge of. With time, the Jordanian intelligence apparatus and the idiot Abu Zaid – whom Allah put at my service in this work – became convinced that Abu Dujaanah al-Khorasani was working for them. But in fact, I – with the help of Allah – was working to ruin them.
AS: Is it possible for you to tell us how this operation was set up, who the target was, and what the lessons you derived while preparing for this tremendous act were?
AD: In truth, the initial objective was the arrest or killing of Abu Zaid in Peshawar. The date had been set, and an operation had been planned to arrest him; but were he to offer any resistance whatsoever, he was to have be killed. However, due to security conditions, we decided that such an operation might be too dangerous at this particular time; and thus Allah decreed something else. Now Jordanian intelligence is breathless, right? It thinks it has someone who is providing information about the leaders of the Jihad. [So Allah decreed] that they come from the Afghanistan side of the border and make the meeting take place in the Golamkhan area. But the amazing thing is that Abu Zaid was able to convince an entire CIA team responsible for spy drones to come to Golamkhan. So glory be to Allah: we planned for something but got a bigger gift, a gift from Allah, who brought us, through His accompaniment, a valuable prey: Americans, and from the CIA. That’s when I became certain that the best way to teach Jordanian intelligence and the CIA a lesson is with the martyrdom belt, and that, using these materials we purchased – this is genuine C4 – we kill these infidels: the American intelligence experts and Abu Zaid and whoever comes with him. So it wasn’t planned this way. The target was Abu Zaid, but the stupidity of Jordanian intelligence and the stupidity of American intelligence is what has turned it into a valuable prey. It’s a blessing from Allah. This is Allah’s cunning: “Verily, they plan a plan, and I also plan a plan.” (86:15-16) This is Allah’s plan. And by Allah, our happiness in our being able – with Allah’s permission – to strike such a target is indescribable. We will – Allah permitting – take revenge on behalf of the hundreds of Muslims who have been killed in this region by this tyrannical little group who are coming to meet this poor slave. Allah permitting, they won’t be expecting me to come to them as a martyrdom-seeker. I ask Allah to accept me in Paradise.
AS: Let’s return once more to the apostate Jordanian intelligence apparatus. I would like to ask you about how they work and who the central figures are.
AD: The unit in which Abu Zaid, Abu Faisal, Abu Haitham and Ali Burjaq work is called the “Knights of Truth” unit – although they are the Knights of Falsehood – and they handle the foreign operations of Jordanian intelligence. Their offices are side-by-side on the fourth floor of the Jordanian intelligence officers’ building. If you go to the fourth floor, you’ll find on the right the office of Ali Burjaq, whom I met there; on the left-hand corner you’ll find the office of Abu Zaid; and a little further down you’ll find the office of Abu Haitham. These individuals, then, make up the division responsible for this [anti-]Jihad project. I have no doubt that king abdullah the second – and last – had full knowledge of the operation. In fact, when he sees this film, he will say to himself, “Yes, Abu Dujaanah is right.” Information would be given to king abdullah the second as soon as it was received; and I would receive assurances from this apostate that he would elevate my status and shower me with wealth. This man, abdullah the second, is responsible for this operation, or at least has a direct link with it, because Ali Burjaq would regularly report to Muhammad al-Raqaad, director of Jordanian intelligence, and Muhammad al-Raqaad, the second most powerful man in Jordan, has a direct telephone line to the king, and would send information to king abdullah the second. That’s why – Allah permitting – this blow won’t just be to Jordanian intelligence, it will also be to little abdullah, lowly abdullah, the idol of Jordan, Allah’s curse be upon him. This man – Allah permitting – will become lowly and little in the eyes of America. They themselves used to send me letters telling me, “We’re proud of you!” Why are you proud of me? Because you expect me to spy on the Mujahideen?! Allah willing, now you will taste humiliation and shame in this world, before standing before Allah on the Day of Resurrection, “On the day when secrets shall be disclosed.” (86:9)
AS: We might be able to understand why the infidels in American and Pakistani intelligence would want to target the Mujahideen in Afghanistan, but what is it that motivates the agents in the Jordanian government to target the Mujahideen in a place so far away from their country?
AD: This is the job of hired dogs. When a dog is bought, his master will use him anywhere, and Jordanian intelligence is nothing but a dog of the CIA and American foreign policy. What interest was there for the criminal Ali Burjaq, when he was a low-ranking officer, in overseeing the murder of Abdullah Azzam? And what interest is there for Jordanian intelligence in killing Imad Mughniyah, the military chief of Rejectionist Shiite Hezbollah? What’s the connection between this and that? It is the interest of America. They are America’s dogs, and whenever we would give them some made-up piece of information, they would be thrilled with it and rush to share it with the Americans. Abu Zaid used to say to me in his letters, all of which I still have with me, “You’ve lifted our heads! You’ve lifted our heads in front of the Americans.” Allah is the Greatest! I swear by Allah the Magnificent, everyone who works in Jordanian intelligence, even their cooks and drivers…everyone who works in Jordanian intelligence, even if he works in the garden or carwash, is an apostate from Allah’s religion, and killing him is more permissible than killing the American himself. These are the hired dogs.
AS: Did Pakistani intelligence play any part in this operation which took place in its vicinity?
AD: In truth, Jordanian intelligence is trusted by the Americans, but Pakistani intelligence isn’t trusted. According to the proof I have seen, this operation wasn’t carried out with the direct knowledge of Pakistani intelligence, because Pakistani intelligence is too lowly in American eyes to be involved in any action on Pakistan’s own soil. That’s the way America is: it doesn’t respect its agents. Regardless of how much treason and despicableness has been provided by Pakistani intelligence, the Americans bypassed them in this affair, in favor of working with Jordanian intelligence, which in the view of the Americans is more dependable than Pakistani intelligence, and even more dependable than the Mossad itself. Jordanian intelligence is the apparatus most trusted by the CIA, but Allah permitting, Jordanian intelligence will send these explosives to the target. Jordanian intelligence is the one who brought me from my house – by the grace of Allah first and last – and simplified the path to mobilization and sent me the money; and there’s just one last step for them to complete, a few days from now. With Allah’s permission, I will go to meet them in Golamkhan, for them to take me by helicopter, and the same team will be waiting for me; and Allah permitting, I will turn them upside down. With Allah’s permission, this meeting, whose main purpose is to provide me with some devices for pinpointing coordinates, will be blood, destruction and disgrace for both American and Jordanian intelligence.
AS: Why was a martyrdom action chosen for this operation rather than another combat tactic?
AD: When the Shura council would meet, I would discuss with the brothers how to inflict the largest possible defeat and slaughter with the least possible losses, and we agreed that this always manifests itself in the martyrdom operation. You can only get a maximum number of kills for a minimum number of martyrs and losses in the ranks of the Mujahideen with a martyrdom operation. This is a blessing which Allah has sent me; it is a blessing from above seven heavens that I be given the opportunity to have my severed limbs be turned into shrapnel, to have my bones be turned into shrapnel, to have my teeth be turned into shrapnel which will kill these American and Jordanian infidels from the intelligence apparatuses. How could I possibly refuse?! This is truly an offer which is a gift from Allah, so how could I forfeit it? How could I permit another person to carry out this work, assuming another person could even do it, since it’s not possible in the first place for anyone other than me to do it, since I am the one with the connection. But were we to hypothesize otherwise, then I swear by Allah, I wouldn’t permit anyone else to do it after Allah provided me with this blessing “ready-to-eat” and gave me the opportunity to kill these people. Also, there is another message to send: when they think that this man is a spy, but then this man turns into a bomb, turns into a missile, turns into an explosive, this weakens the enemy’s resolve and makes him understand that the sons of this religion have never bargained and will never bargain over this religion, and that this religion is more precious than everything they own. And all praise is due to Allah, Lord of the worlds.
AS: As we end this interview, do you have a message you would like to send to the Mujahideen in Jordan in particular?
AD: Before anything else, I send my Salaam to Shaykh Abu Muhammad al-Maqdisi, I send my Salaam to Shaykh Abu Muhammad al-Tahawi, and I send my Salaam to all the Mujahideen in Jordan, and I tell them: be patient, for by Allah, we have seen Jordanian intelligence and its prisons, and we have seen how the intelligence officers would forbid brothers from reciting the Quran in an audible voice. Even reading the Quran is forbidden! So I tell them: be patient, but I also tell them: there is no solution to the situation in Jordan other than mobilizing to the land of Jihad to learn the arts of war and train in them, then return to Jordan and begin operations. Beware of sleeping; beware of your Jihad just being an open line to the intelligence apparatus – back and forth, back and forth. No, this isn’t the way. You must find another way. You might say, “That’ll be difficult,” but it can’t be as difficult as it was for me. I was in prison, a broken prisoner in the prison of Jordanian intelligence. But by the grace of Allah, He sent me from the prison of the intelligence apparatus to the paradise of the Mujahideen in the land of Khorasan. So don’t lose hope, but let me tell you that the intelligence officer Abu Zaid, the enemy of Allah, used to mock you and the Mujahideen, and say that these people are – as we say in our dialect – “people of Mansaf”: they eat Mansaf and talk about Jihad without actually doing anything. So the time has come for you to retaliate; the time has come for you to avenge Abu Mus’ab al-Zarqawi; the time has come for you to avenge our sister Sajidah al-Rishawi. How can you rest while you know she is a captive in the hands of the Jordanian idols? Isn’t it within your ability to kidnap a Jordanian intelligence officer? Isn’t it within your ability to ensnare him? Kill them with knives and swords; lure them; trick them; use their own methods against them; use counter-intelligence. If you know anyone who is from them, even if he is just a driver, kidnap and kill him, and seek your reward with Allah. Anything is better than remaining in the grip of these idols. Don’t consult anyone before killing personnel of Jordanian intelligence. Don’t consult anyone! I take full responsibility for these words in front of Allah: beware of consulting anyone! These are the words of the people of knowledge whom we have asked here and there: “Don’t consult anyone before killing anyone who works in Jordanian intelligence, even if he be their cook.” As one of the Ulama told me when I asked him about Jordanian intelligence and is it permissible to kill them or not: “My son, everyone you saw on your way from arrest to release, killing him is Halal.” All the dogs of the security apparatuses you see from the moment of your arrest until the moment of your release, killing them is permissible. Kill them! I swear by Allah, their blood is Halal. Kill them and get closer to Allah through their blood. Beware of deserting the Mujahideen, and beware of deserting our sister Sajidah al-Rishawi.
In closing, we can only pray to Allah and say: O Allah, Revealer of the Book, Runner of the clouds, Defeater of the confederates; O Allah, defeat American and Jordanian intelligence. O Allah, defeat them and shake them. O Allah, let us kill them, O Lord of the worlds, and let us cause a great slaughter in their ranks. O Allah, accept our blood. O Allah, accept our martyrdom in Paradise. O Allah, accept our blood. O Allah, take from my blood today until You are satisfied; take from my blood until You forgive me, O Lord of the worlds. And our final prayer is that all praise is due to Allah, Lord of the worlds.
As-Sahab: We end this video with some messages from the Shaheed – as we reckon him to be – to some people dear to him, messages which he hoped would reach them.
The Shaheed Abu Dujaanah al-Khorasani
(May Allah Have Mercy on Him):
I have a message to send to my virtuous brother, the senior writer Louis Atiyyatullah, may Allah preserve him. My dear brother: I am sure that these words will reach you, Allah permitting. And Allah willing, you will once again return to the field of writing, because your brothers the Mujahideen are yearning for your writings. My brother, Allah has endowed in you a talent for writing, so don’t deprive the Mujahideen and your brothers of it. I ask Allah that this message of mine causes you to change your mind, and that you don’t say, “Now there are others writing for Jihad and the Mujahideen.” No, by Allah, no one like you has come after you, and all the writers were and still are indebted to you. I ask Allah that you respond to this call, and that you return to writing for the aid of this religion. And may Allah reward you.
I also have another message, this one for our virtuous mother, Umm ‘Imaarah, mother of Abu al-‘Aynaa al-Muhajir, who carried out a martyrdom operation in Iraq, and about whom I wrote an article entitled “When Abu al-‘Aynaa Married The Houri.” I say to our precious mother: Allah willing, your son Abu Dujaanah will soon pass on, to meet your son Abu al-‘Aynaa, and Allah willing, I will take to him your Salaam, and I will take to him your love, and I will tell him about what took place between us, so that he will rejoice at you, if Allah, Lord of the worlds, so wills it.
The magazine ‘Vanguard of Khurasan’ has finally been published a special edition that was advertised since the suicide bombing of CIA FOB Chapman that killed 7 CIA agents in Khost on 31 December 2009.
“A letter from the night of the ‘martyrdom’ operation of the lion, the brave and noble (Humam as his first clear name) Abu Dujana al-Khorasani” is a interview with the assailant where he reinforces the need and the firm belief of committing such attacks.
As-Sahab claims the shelling with BM grenades in Farah, Afghanistan, showing nutshell cleric Khalid al-Husaynan loading and firing the grenades. This video is part of the “Holocaust of the Crusaders and Apostates in Kurasan (Islamic Emirate)”, a series that had a longer break and now seems to have ‘resumed’. ‘Resumed’ as the weary observer of jihadist videos and materials will quickly find that this exact video has been broadcast prior, namely in October 2009, which was concluded in a very lengthy religious sermon by al-Husaynan – the older video is of exact content in regard of the loading and firing sequences.
‘new video’ with a new introduction, that is in parts more graphic, more hip and modern. Similarities can be found to al-Furqan publications in their revised introductions.
The alleged target.
Al-Husaynan on the right – in action.
This ‘new video’ only shows the firing sequences and the target. The same firing sequences surfaced in the October 2009 video.
Khalid al-Husaynan appeared last year (July) in a sermon that was a ‘response’ to Obama and the US policy in Afghanistan and Pakistan. This was entitled “A Quiet Talk with Obama”, the video was published in nice cinematic format with a self-appointed cleric breaking almost into tears and high voices during his somewhat emotional description of the crimes of the Americans and the honor of the Islamic ummah.
He has authored (in Arabic) writings such as recommendations on how to prepare for the afterlife, which simply consists of plain thoughts, arguments and some copy&paste content taken from other writings.
YouTube link with English subtitles:
Several days ago the new edition of the Tailban’s magazine al-Somood (or al-Somoud) was published via the internet.
The US-led operation on Marjah and in Afghanistan is as usually mocked and the mujahideen promise the enemy the deployment of special tactics and techniques. With the Soviets beaten, the similar and same notion is propagandized over and over again (special by Jalal ad-Din Haqqani).
Without much comment, several new propaganda pictures have been disseminated throughout the usual jihadist forums and websites, mocking Nato efforts in Afghanistan and reinforcing ideological elements as well as the usual ‘show of force’:
Taliban statements since Nato’s operation “Mostharak” have been most exaggerating since a long time with in parts obnoxious claims being made on a very frequent basis. This picture matches such statements and furthers the individual sympathizers’ belief that victory may be close and the resurrection of the Islamic Emirate underway.
A crying Obama with cheering Taliban / Mujahideen in Afghanistan. American coffins and determined Mujahideen with rocket launchers.
This picture had been released a while ago and was included once more in a package of pictures disseminated by a jihadist forum. The shot-down helicopter is to suggest that the most technological advances are not much of a match to the Mujahideen while operations are in the progress on a global scale.
Earlier this week the IMU disseminated a new video, which is part two of the “Soldiers of Allah/God”. The video starts with a sermon by Tohir Yuldashev, who, according to some sources had been killed in a US Drone strike, but could not be verified. Also, in the video, no reference is made to a possible death of Yuldashev who is the unquestioned the leader – as propagandized – of the IMU and a leading ideologue within the group.
Video updates on the recent AQIM and ISI are coming! As usual, the tracking of online jihad stuff is plentiful.
The video starts with a introduction by Yuldashev, who – subtitled in German – addresses his fighters by calling out that now is the time to also be in rows against the infidel in Pakistan, just as much as it is the case for Afghanistan. “The Prophet said, that whoever awakens in the morning without worrying for this umma, does not belong to us. You must burn up due to the anxiety for the umma. And, God willing, He will lead this umma to victory, always be in the first rows of combat!”
The rows of combat/battle and such are a classic concept derived from the rows of the praying that must neither be breached nor fall. It is part of a wider perception of the jihadists that the rows in combat are similar, of course, and bound to key specific concepts of jihadists mindset and ideology.
After the short introduction reinforcing the need to avenge and defend the umma in Afghanistan and Pakistan, various members of the IMU are briefly shown and their corpses are examined in macro shots – a classical jihad video portraying the ‘martyrs’, the “Mujahidin, who died on the path of God”.
All of the captions are in German – “Abdul Hafidh came from Russia in the Summer of 2009. He died on the front of Waziristan-Mehsud” and is examined here, taken care of and such.
Other killed Mujahidin are also shown and later portrayed in the video. The video includes – again with German subtitles – the last testimonies of the killed and in a classical way they reinforce dogmatic concepts of jihadist ideology.
“Mansur Aka: A Fighter, a cook and teacher from Uzbekistan, since more than 15 years at the service of Jihad, fought in Tajikistan and in Afghanistan. He died on the front of Waziristan-Mehsud.”
After making their short statements, addressing their wishes and their firm belief in God and the justice of fighting for the sake of the umma, the corpses are again shown – while a nasheed is playing all the time (in Arabic). Some members are briefly shown, with their function (such as commander, teacher, instructor,…) and then the bodies are portrayed. Suicide bombers, such as “Abdul Azeez” are also shown, who gained some fame within Arab jihadist forums with his suicide operation in Waziristan and the video that comes along with it.
“Student of the Jihad-school “Commander Jumabai” died on the front of Waziristan-Mehsud”.
Also mutilated corpses are shown, that died due to explosions, mines or grenade attacks.
And other fallen Mujahidin, who had been portrayed like “Abdul Azeez” in individual videos are shown again. See my earlier posting on “er kam sah und siegte in jihadist speak” http://bit.ly/4xQ4uR.
“He just arrived early 2009 from Germany and died on the front of Waziristan-Mehsud.”
Besides the usual bunch of explosive experts, ideologues, snipers and particularly firm believers the IMU video also highlights its diversity:
“Talha Aka: Fighter and stablehand from Kyrgyzstan, who also died on the [same] front of…” His testimony contains the usual and he speaks out directly to his brothers and sisters:
“to remain steadfast on this path, after recognizing, that it is the true path and that you have been chosen by God from millions of Muslims in this world. God enabled to live with this honor, which value is only known by God and those, who tasted it. We are carrying arms with our hands and should thank God. God will reward the thankful. And those, who do not value the worthiness of being chosen and who leave this path due to some people or needs, must know that the retaliation of God is harsh. Is there another grace after this one? Or is there a bigger honor after this one? Know that this life is a “karama” [a life of dignity in the proper context of alleged correct interpretation of religious sources] and the death that follows it, is a shahada. This is the meaning of “two most beautiful things”, as referenced in the Quran, and our prophet already told us that Jihad is the best of all things.”
After portraying several ‘martyrs’ briefly, the video after 10 minutes shows the IMU leader again, marching proud or sitting in meetings and during prayer. The video continues with military operations, firing grenades, anti-tank weapons and sniper missions (mostly in Waziristan). Also wounded Mujahidin are shown, being taken care of and removed from the battlefield.
“God willing this one will fly to Berlin, or even better, to Washington and God willing it will fall exactly on the White House, destroying it. Cry the takber!” No such video without the usual threats…
… or the usual show of force. One fighters face is not shown, must have forgotten to mask it?
With Mujahidin moving out into the battlefields, there hugged by their brothers after a planning phase and mostly undertake mortar/grenade attacks and in some cases show the impacts.
The video is concluded with another sermon by IMU leader Yuldashev who this time is dubbed by a fluent German speaker. “Our prophet already claimed the victory of the umma, and now it is us, who will pass through this stage. (…) By our sacrificies and our will the Islamic caliphate will be founded. (…) Our goal is not only to conquer Uzbekistan and Afghanistan, no, our is the whole world, the rule is at a whole only Gods and by His rule it must be judged. The idols have taken His rule and shared it among them, with borders they have created. We do not accept this rule and we are conducting a jihad and for us, there are no borders.”
He then goes on to cite a historic source in regard of the ‘paradise women’, who every Mujahid will get once they perish in this world. These ‘women’, the al-Hur al-‘ayn are, quite interestingly, “watching you, so do not make them ashamed” by any lack of energy. “Because when the Mujahidin are on the battlefield and have shaped a row, then the al-hurr al-‘ayn are present and are watching. They are proud when their future partner is breaking through the rows of the enemies like a lion. He who is a wimp, his hurr will be ashamed. The Mujahid lives in a totally different world”, as everything by God is not visible “except when firmly believing it” and cannot be perceived.
Here is a YouTube© link. I am not responsible for uploading the video, I am just sharing the link:
Within the usual jihadist forums a video now has been released showing Abu Dujana speaking about his allegiance to UBL and Baytullah Mehsud, who was killed and for whom he undertook the suicide mission killing seven CIA agents and one member of the Jordanian intelligence service. This 90second long video was released earlier today.
Abu Dujana extensively speaks out to revenge Baytullah Mehsud and eulogizes Baytullah Mehsud, while sitting next to a quite Hakimullah Mehsud, who is acknowledged by Abu Dujana as the legitimate new leader. He addresses “this message to the enemies of the umma, the intelligence services of the US and Jordan, I am a migrant on the path of God” and thus he set out to fight the very enemies he just mentioned. “I am a mujahid on the path of God, not selling religion”. “Our amir, Baytullah Mehsud, we will not forget you, by God we won’t forget you, ever!” UBL is also praised, who, according to Abu Dujana “is not within our territory”.
In another video, taken from Aljazeera, short sequences of Abu Dujana are shown as well, that appear not in the original video above.
Baytullah Mehsud’s corpse – and the successful revenge operation against a high value target of the enemy, committed by Abu Dujana.
There is probably more material to be expected in the near future.
Just on a short note, the “Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan” just issued a statement claiming the death of seven British soldiers in Jarshak and Sanjeen in the contested Helmand province.
Issued today it claims that “three firefights took place between the mujahidin and the occupational forces in the region Kufki in the city of Jarshak. This led to the death of four occupational soldiers and wounded two severely.” Three other soldiers had allegedly been killed as “a result of the explosion of a mine”.
In a German-language video released by the Jund Allah, showing a bunch of German Mujahidin troopers in action, the death of Abu Sufyan is widely portrayed. According to the video, Abu Saffiya “came, saw and was victorious” – maybe the German jihadists after all are only fans of Asterix & Obelix where Caesars veni, vidi, vici was often stated? Abu Saffiya is, according to the video, Djavad Sediqi, who in the opening of the video is shown carrying an anti-tank weapon and repeatedly stating his personal hope to finally die on the path of God as shahid. A short lecture on the shahade is heard while Abu Saffiya is sitting on a Dushka, in an attempt to train. Marching in a caravan, the Mujahidin are shown in a classical way while coalition aircraft are heard flying over their positions bombing something in the more mountainous area.
Abu Saffiya’s lecture on his hope to attain the shahada is bound to the usual historical-textual understanding of al-Qaeda & co. According to the video, “Abu Saffiya died on the death of honor on the 17.10.2009 on the battlefield, he died as a shahid”, as Abu Adam reads it out. “He left in early 2009 his homeland Germany and migrated with his family to carry the banner of truth. After his training he fought in Khorasan and fought on three different fronts. With a strong wish to meet his lord, he asked always to be in the first rows of combat.”
Some training elements in Afpak with the Mujahidin sitting in a half-circle
A screenshot from his testimony – parts are naturally based on specific chosen elements of Quran and Sunna.
Quite interesting, and of course not in any way visible – note that even the eyes are concealed in the video – the wife of Abu Safiyya (or Saffiya) speaks out. Her voice, also in a nice German, is dubbed by a female voice.
“I thank God for everything, after the hijra and such, to accept my husband as a shahid and that this honor will be bestowed upon all our brothers in the umma. One big difference between Mujahidin us and these cowards is that I as a widow of a shahid am full of pride. (…) I am saying full of pride that my husband chose to move into jihad for the umma and the Muslims with me and our daughter” – she then recites a specific part of the Quran to make her claim. She also reinforces her aim to remain in jihad and calls out to all of her sisters to join the Mujahidin in defense of honor, pride and freedom of the women, that can only be granted among the Mujahidin.