Adam Gadahn, American Al Qaeda, Arrested in Pakistan

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Adam Gadahn, the American spokesman for Al Qaeda who was born Adam Pearlman and also goes by Azzam the American, was arrested in Karachi, senior Pakistani government officials said today. Known for posting long recruitment videos on militant Islamic forums, the California native was indicted on charges of treason in 2006. He was last heard from praising Major Nidal Hasan, the Fort Hood shooter, in a video released earlier this morning.

American al Qaeda spokesman arrested in Pakistan, official says
[CNN]