Unless they withdraw British troops from Iraq. Hey, it worked with Spain.
“Al-Qaeda threaten attack on Brown,” from AAP (thanks to Richard):
AL-QAEDA in Britain has threatened suicide attacks on Prime Minister Gordon Brown and predecessor Tony Blair unless London withdraws its troops from Iraq and Afghanistan,
The message was posted in English to an al-Qaeda-affiliated online forum by “Umar Rabie al-Khalaila”, US-based monitoring service the SITE Intelligence Group said.
The group, blamed for suicide bombings in London in 2005, vowed fresh attacks if Britain fails to withdraw its troops from Iraq and Afghanistan by the end of March.
“If the British government fails to respond to our demands within the last day of March 2008 … then the martyrdom seekers of the Organisation of al-Qaeda in Britain will target all the political leaders, especially Tony Blair and Gordan (sic) Brown,” the message said.
It vowed that suicide bombers would also “target all embassies, crusaders centre(s) and their interests throughout the country.”…