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Media Laying Groundwork For 911-II ?

Al Qaeda = PNAC, CIA, Mossad | 15.10.2006 20:06 | Repression | World

Adam Yahiye Gadahn is getting a LOT of press. Funny that none of these stories about the "American Al Qaeda" never seem to mention his real name, Adam Pearlman, or the fact that his grandfather was on the board of directors of the ADL.

"Gadahn" is being built up in the media for some nefarious purpose.

London bomber's suicide video is 'linked to traitor'

Californian masterminded al-Qaeda propaganda, claim terrorism experts

Jamie Doward, home affairs editor
Sunday October 15, 2006
The Observer

The first American to be charged with treason since the Second World War is said to be the mastermind behind al-Qaeda's propaganda operations in Britain.

Californian Adam Yahiye Gadahn, 28, who last week was charged by the US with treason and aiding terrorists, has produced and appeared in a series of videos that have been disseminated over the internet, including films urging Muslims in Britain to commit terrorist atrocities against Western targets.

British intelligence believes Gadahn produced a 31-minute video featuring 7 July bomber, Shehzad Tanweer, extracts of which were released by Arab satellite station al-Jazeera earlier this year on the anniversary of the London bombings.

Gadahn has been credited with helping produce anti-US media on behalf of al-Qaeda, and now his more recent attempts to disseminate the organisation's message to British Muslims are troubling terrorism experts here.

Gadahn is believed to have been responsible for cutting the footage of Tanweer to make his 'martyr's will', although a study of the full video suggests he struggled with the task.

In clips towards the end of the tape, which have not been broadcast by Western media but have been obtained by The Observer, Tanweer is seen becoming increasingly agitated. Stumbling over a script that appears to have been written for him, he is seen to take deep breaths as he points a finger at the camera.

Tanweer - thought to have been filmed several months before carrying out his bombing mission - finds reading passages of his will difficult, tripping over the sentences and repeating words.

Experts said the language employed in the footage showed how senior clerics within al-Qaeda's high command were influencing young impressionable followers like Tanweer and Gadahn to perpetuate the organisation's messages.

'Muslim blood has become cheap,' Tanweer declares at one stage, before urging Muslims to ask Allah to protect 'Sheikh Osama' and to 'lift the oppression of Muslims across the earth'.

'The likes of Tanweer may not be the sharpest tacks in the box,' said Josh Devon, senior analyst with think-tank Search for International Terrorist Entities (SITE), which monitors Islamic fundamentalist media. 'This is a guy reading a script; you don't get to say some of the things Tanweer said without coming into contact with senior Koranic scholars.'

The broadcast of a small part of the Tanweer footage by al-Jazeera earlier this year drew widespread revulsion. The video from which it is extracted is equally disturbing. Gadahn's slickly produced video shows a computerised simulation of the King's Cross tube exploding. In the video Gadahn takes great efforts to reach out to a British Muslim audience. He is seen claiming that neither Forest Gate-style raids, Belmarsh, Guantanamo or the Mosques and Imams National Advisory Board, which was set up last year to tackle radical Islamic clerics in Britain, will 'prevent Muslims from exacting revenge on behalf of their persecuted brothers and sisters'.

Gadahn goes on to suggest Britain taught America to kill Muslims, drawing on a 'blood-soaked colonialist history'. 'Where's Britain in all of this? Coaching from the sidelines,' he mocks.

The video, one of hundreds produced by al-Sahab, al-Qaeda's video production unit and downloaded by sympathisers across the globe, includes extracts of speeches by Osama bin Laden, radical cleric Ayman al-Zawahiri and the now dead terrorist, Abu Musab al-Zarqawi.

An unidentified narrator emphasises a key al-Qaeda message: that Tanweer, like all suicide bombers, wanted to become a martyr because of his love of Allah, not because of 'poverty, unemployment and emptiness as some of the mercenary media try to portray it to us'.

It tells how Tanweer and Mohammed Siddique Khan, his fellow 7 July bomber, attended al-Qaeda terror training camps with the sole aim of becoming martyrs.

Intelligence experts believe the tape shows how al-Qaeda has been attempting to develop its ideology by creating a 'single narrative', one that emphasises a history of Western aggression towards Muslims around the world.

The tape makes repeated references to the Crusades and explains that King's Cross was chosen as a target because of its Christian connotations. Tanweer and Khan are referred to as 'knights' while al-Zawahiri talks of the Crusader/Zionist alliance. There are also references to the West's wars against the Turkish Ottoman empire and repeated mentions of the conflicts in Palestine, Afghanistan and Iraq.,,1922856,00.html

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