April 12, 2010 Special Dispatch No. 2905

A New American Jihadi in Afghanistan, Sayfullah Al-Amriki, Appears in Video

April 12, 2010
Afghanistan | Special Dispatch No. 2905

A new American jihadi in Afghanistan, Sayfullah Al-Amriki, has appeared in a video for the first time.

He is shown in a new "German Taliban" video purportedly documenting a military operation against an Afghan army base in Paktika province.

In the video, Sayfullah (his name means "sword of Allah") recites a Quranic verse in Arabic, and says that the jihad fighters will be victorious because they are fighting for Allah. He also calls on others to emigrate to the jihad in Afghanistan. ...

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