Breaking: Al-Qaeda Takes Responsibility For Detroit Terror Attempt

Al-Qaeda takes credit for Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab’s attempted plane bombing.
Jveritas at Free Republic reported this breaking news:

Al Falojah” terrorist forum just posted ten minutes ago a press release from “Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula” (Yemen and Saudi Arabia) where they adopted the terrorist attempt on the plane in Detroit on December 25 2009.

The thread on “Al Falojah” terrorist forum is # 97593 the author of the thread is “Mourasel Al Fajr” who is the official Al Qaeda press representative on Al Qaeda affiliated terrorist forums.

The Detroit News added:

Al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula has claimed responsibility for the attempted attack on Northwest Airlines Flight 253 at Detroit Metropolitan Airport on Christmas day, saying it was retaliation for a U.S. operation against the group in Yemen… The group said the would-be bomber used explosives manufactured by al-Qaida members.

Just yesterday Homeland Security Chief Janet Napolitano said,


“Well, right now, we have no indication that it’s part of anything larger, but obviously the investigation continues.”

Guess she was wrong about that, too.

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