September 27, 2009 Special Dispatch No. 2565

An Overview of Al-Qaeda's Recent Threats against Germany

September 27, 2009
Special Dispatch No. 2565

Al-Qaeda and related groups have launched a campaign of threats against Germany in the lead-up to the German parliamentary elections being held today, September 27, 2009. This concentration of coordinated messages is highly unusual. One of the messages was distributed through a jihadi media group with connections to the Uzbek Islamic Jihad Union, which has been tied to attempted attacks in Germany in the past. For these reasons the threats against Germany should be taken seriously. ...

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