May 2, 2012 Special Dispatch No. 4689

Inspire IX Article Offers Help in Carrying Out One-Man Jihad Operations

May 2, 2012
Special Dispatch No. 4689

The ninth issue of the English-language magazine Inspire, issued by Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP), includes an article titled "The Convoy of Martyrs: Rise Up and Board with Us", which provides instructions for individuals wishing to carry out lone wolf jihad attacks. The article instructs candidates to send basic information about themselves to AQAP's "military committee," which will help them in planning and executing the attack, and will also take responsibility for it and provide media coverage. The article includes a list of conditions that the candidates must meet, a list of possible targets, and instructions for contacting the committee securely by using encrypted emails.


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