June 10, 2013
KNOWING YOUR ALLIES:
Al Qaeda's Ayman al-Zawahri calls on Sunnis to fight in Syria (Associated Press, June 06, 2013)
Al Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahri has urged Sunni Muslims to spare no effort to join the battle in Syria, overthrow President Bashar Assad and set up Islamic rule in the country.Zawahri called on Sunnis everywhere to devote their lives, money and expertise for the fight and prevent a US-allied government from taking over in post-Assad Syria.He urged Sunnis to "rise above their differences" and fight expanding Shiite influence in Syria.
Posted by Orrin Judd at June 10, 2013 5:16 AM