Al Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahri has managed to propel himself back into the news cycle.
Taking up the fight for the Boston Bomber, he says that the United States will rue the day that the execute the bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. He steps out further to say we will regret if any Muslim is executed for crimes. Someone needs to explain to him that our justice system does not work that way. Furthermore, we accept no threats from the likes of him. Read more below.
As Written and reported by REUTERS:
Al Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahri has warned the United States of the “gravest consequences” if Boston marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev or any other Muslim prisoner is executed.
Tsarnaev, named in a new online video message from Zawahri, was sentenced last year to death by lethal injection for the 2013 bomb attack, which killed three people and injured more than 260.
“If the U.S. administration kills our brother the hero Dzhokhar Tsarnaev or any Muslim, it … will bring America’s nationals the gravest consequences,” Zawahri said.
Zawahri, who became al Qaeda’s leader after U.S. forces killed Osama bin Laden in 2011, urged Muslims to take captive as many Westerners as possible, especially those whose countries had joined the “Crusaders’ Campaign led by the United States”.
The veteran Egyptian-born Islamist, shown wearing white robes and sitting in front of green velvet drapes, said the Western captives could then be exchanged for Muslim prisoners.
Western powers “are criminals and they only understand the language of force”, he added.
The nearly hour-long video, which included images of Tsarnaev, gave no indication of …..
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