Anwar al-Awlaki, the U.S.-born cleric killed Friday, sought to use weapons of mass destruction to attack westerners in his role as chief of external operations for Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula, according to a senior U.S. official.
The terror leader specifically sought to use poisons including cyanide and ricin, as he planned and directed attacks against the United States from his foreign base, the official said.
The details of al-Awlaki’s influence come as top U.S. officials privately tout the U.S. strike that killed him as a major get in a long string of Al Qaeda leaders taken out by the Obama administration, most notably Usama bin Laden earlier this year.
~ All one has to do is see how easy it is to infiltrate our food & water, with recent alerts posted here @ JUST Piper. In the last few days alone, we have been hit with listeria, & e-coli in THREE separate incidents. ~ JP
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If you look at the Info Terror Map, you will see the bio-terror that goes on.