Cleric Warns of New Attacks on Americans


Anwar al-Awlaki, the American-born radical Muslim cleric who inspired Faisal Shahzad, warned in a video released this weekend that new attacks on Americans are coming. In the video, Al-Awlaki encourages Muslims to kill American civilians in retaliation for what he claims is a campaign by the U.S. military to kill civilians in Iraq and Afghanistan. Al-Awlaki, who is likely in Yemen, is among the CIA’s most wanted terrorists because he speaks English and has used his Internet sermons to inspire Jihadists. He’s also on a list of people whom the U.S. military is allowed to assassinate. [CNN]