“Inspired” by blood and death. “‘Make a bomb in the kitchen of your Mom’: Al Qaeda launches its first online magazine in English,” from the Daily Mail, July 1 (thanks to Alan of England):
Al Qaeda has launched its first online propaganda magazine in English.
Called ‘Inspire’, the magazine has features including one on ‘How to make a bomb in the kitchen of your Mom’,
It could help the terror group recruit inside the US and Europe.
It is being run by Al Qaeda’s branch in Yemen, which has been linked to the failed Christmas Day bombing attempt of a US-bound airliner.
The launch suggests that, as Al Qaeda’s core has been weakened by CIA drone airstrikes, the group hopes to broaden its reach inside the US, where officials have seen a spate of home-grown terrorists.
‘This new magazine is clearly intended for the aspiring jihadist in the US or UK who may be the next Fort Hood murderer or Times Square bomber,’ Bruce Riedel, a Brookings Institution scholar and former CIA officer, said….