The photo is ten or more years old; Hamza bin Laden is about 25 years old now. It is noteworthy that he vows revenge for his father’s killing on behalf of “the Islamic nation.” The cognitive dissonance is absolute: the very people who claim to be acting in strictest accordance with the dictates of Islam are those who are unanimously dismissed as un-Islamic by Western non-Muslim leaders, as well as intelligence and law enforcement authorities. This prevents those leaders from understanding, and countering effectively, the motives and goals of those who have vowed to destroy us.
“Bin Laden’s son threatens revenge for father’s assassination,” Reuters, July 10, 2016:
DUBAI – The son of slain al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden has threatened revenge against the United States for assassinating his father, according to an audio message posted online.
Hamza bin Laden promised to continue the global militant group’s fight against the United States and its allies in the 21-minute speech entitled “We Are All Osama,” according to the SITE Intelligence Group.
“We will continue striking you and targeting you in your country and abroad in response to your oppression of the people of Palestine, Afghanistan, Syria, Iraq, Yemen, Somalia and the rest of the Muslim lands that did not survive your oppression,” Hamza said.
“As for the revenge by the Islamic nation for Sheikh Osama, may Allah have mercy on him, it is not revenge for Osama the person but it is revenge for those who defended Islam.”…