Al Qaeda-linked jihadists helped incite 9/11 Cairo protest

Comment by Jim Campbell, Citizen Journalist and Patriot.

Of course Osama bin Laden wasn’t there, he will killed awhile back.

Remember the guy at the White House pretending to be president told us. He always tells the truth.

That’s my story and I’m sticking to it, I’m J.C. and I approve this message.

The Long War Journal

By Thomas Joscelyn
Osama bin Laden, Mohammed al Zawahiri, and Sheikh Tawfiq Al ‘Afani, as seen in the Al Faroq video on the protest at the US embassy in Cairo on Sept. 11, 2012. Courtesy of SITE Intelligence Group.

Several al Qaeda-linked jihadists helped incite the protest outside the US embassy in Cairo on Sept. 11. The jihadists include senior members of Egyptian Islamic Jihad (EIJ), a group that merged with al Qaeda, and a senior Gamaa Islamiyya (IG) leader who has longstanding ties to al Qaeda’s senior leadership.

Spontaneous anger over an obscure anti-Islam video titled “Innocence of Muslims” has been widely cited as the cause of the embassy protest in Cairo. But clear evidence shows that these al Qaeda-linked jihadists used clips from that film that were televised on Egyptian television as a pretext to incite a mob.

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