December 15, 2011 Special Dispatch No. 4364

Senior Al-Qaeda Operative: The World is on the Brink of Anarchy; The Mujahideen Have a Chance to Fill the Vacuum and Establish the Caliphate

December 15, 2011
Special Dispatch No. 4364

On November 26, the jihadi website Shumoukh Al-Islam posted an article by senior Al-Qaeda operative 'Abdallah Al-'Adam, known as "Abu 'Ubaida," titled "The World on the Brink of Anarchy." In it, he claims that the Arab countries will not stabilize but deteriorate into anarchy, because the Muslims, and especially the Arabs, are not suited for democracy and can be ruled "only by force or through religion." He also claims that the U.S. is about to collapse, and that its demise will generate a global economic crisis so severe that it will pitch the entire world into anarchy. Abu 'Ubaida advises the mujahideen to take advantage of the power vacuum that ensues throughout the world, and to prepare public opinion for the coming of the Caliphate. He also advises them to prepare for the wars that will come by amassing weapons and turning their paper money into gold....

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