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Latest Inspire Magazine Celebrates Boston Bombing


Com­mem­o­ra­tive graphic of Boston Bomber Tamer­lan Tsar­naev in lat­est issue of Inspire

The eleventh issue of Al Qaeda in the Ara­bian Penin­sula’s Inspire mag­a­zine cel­e­brates the April 15 Boston Bomb­ing, praises the Tsar­naev broth­ers and encour­ages future attacks against the U.S.

The mag­a­zine, recently released online, high­lights how the Boston bombers, Tamer­lan and Dzkhokhar Tsar­naev, were aided by pre­vi­ous issues of Inspire. Accord­ing to fed­eral law enforce­ment offi­cials, the broth­ers got bomb-making instruc­tions from the mag­a­zine.

This issue fea­tures let­ters and sev­eral arti­cles rev­el­ing in the death and destruc­tion of Amer­i­cans. For exam­ple, the let­ter to the edi­tor reads: “Amer­i­cans, you should under­stand this sim­ple equa­tion: as you kill you will be killed… Yes­ter­day it was Bagh­dad, today it is Boston… You should be ask­ing, ‘Where is next?’”

“The peace you enjoyed before Sep­tem­ber 11 is merely just part of his­tory,” the let­ter con­tin­ues. “In other words, you will never enjoy peace until we live it prac­ti­cally in Pales­tine and all the infi­del forces leave the Penin­sula of Muham­mad and all other Mus­lim lands.”

Another let­ter, writ­ten by “Jonas the rebel,” encour­ages Amer­i­can Mus­lims to engage in lone wolf attacks. “…your belong­ing­ness to Islam is enough to clas­sify you as an enemy… The Boston Bomb­ings have uncov­ered the capa­bil­i­ties of the Mus­lim Youth, they have revealed the power of the Lone Jihad operation.”


Inspire Mag­a­zine pub­lishes col­lec­tion of tweets “from the mujahideen in the Ara­bian Peninsula”

The mag­a­zine includes a col­lec­tion of tweets “from the mujahideen in the Ara­bian Penin­sula” fur­ther cel­e­brat­ing the Boston bomb­ing. It even includes a “News­flash” sec­tion laud­ing the tor­nado in Okla­homa ear­lier this month, claim­ing that “Mus­lims and oth­ers alike cel­e­brated and prayed for more to strike Amer­ica… This is not from nature, this is from the Lord of nature.”

In an arti­cle titled “Mes­sage to the Amer­i­can Nation,” Qas­sim Ar-Reimy writes about Amer­ica “med­dling” in the affairs of Mus­lims. The arti­cle promises that those “stand­ing against your aggres­sion and oppres­sion on human­ity” will “dam­age your econ­omy and ter­rify your hearts.”

Since it was first pub­lished in 2010, numer­ous inter­na­tional and domes­tic extrem­ists moti­vated by rad­i­cal inter­pre­ta­tions of Islam have been influ­enced by the mag­a­zine and, in some cases, report­edly uti­lized the bomb mak­ing instruc­tions in their attempts to carry out attacks.

Samir Khan, a 24-year-old Amer­i­can known for dis­trib­ut­ing ter­ror­ist pro­pa­ganda mate­r­ial online, was the prin­ci­pal author of Inspire before he was killed by a U.S. drone strike on Sep­tem­ber 30, 2011. This lat­est issue of the mag­a­zine is the fourth to be released since his death.

  • Com­mon­wealth

    The mass-media, high-quality pro­duc­tion of this cel­e­bra­tion of the cul­ture of death is chill­ing. The cul­ture of life must pre­vail over the cul­ture of death. As an ADL-trained Holo­caust edu­ca­tor (Bear­ing Wit­ness, USHMM), I am work­ing against the assault on human mem­ory that is Holo­caust denial by being an activist who pro­motes Holo­caust edu­ca­tion and remem­brance in a pro-active man­ner. This is resis­tance by edu­ca­tion. ““The task of the mod­ern edu­ca­tor is not to cut down jun­gles, but to irri­gate deserts.” ― C.S. Lewis

    • Eric

      Why don’t you pro­mote Holodomor edu­ca­tion, rather than ignor­ing it?*

      Far more inno­cent peo­ple were mur­dered by Com­mu­nism than by National Socialism.

      *The answer’s obvious.

      • Com­mon­wealth

        I don’t feel that by teach­ing the Holo­caust I’m ignor­ing any­thing. Rather, by teach­ing the uni­ver­sal lessons of the Holo­caust I am impact­ing all areas in terms of recog­ni­tion and pre­ven­tion of genocide.

        • Eric

          Yeah, but why “teach” “recog­ni­tion and pre­ven­tion of geno­cide” by focus­ing on one par­tic­u­lar his­tor­i­cal event, when:
          a. It is already done to death by the media/hollywood/etc.;
          b. There are other, far greater geno­cides that you ignore.

          Surely teach­ing recog­ni­tion and pre­ven­tion of geno­cide would be far bet­ter accom­plished by not ignor­ing every geno­cide in his­tory, except the fate of the Jews under National Social­ist Germany.

      • Com­mon­wealth

        What might be “obvi­ous” to you, sir, is not obvi­ous to me.

        • Eric

          If you’re a Jew your­self, it’s obvious.

          • Funny thing is, I’m not Jew­ish. I just care enough about human­ity to not let the mem­ory of the Holo­caust die. While defend­ing that mem­ory, I teach the hor­ror of all other geno­cides, as well. Those who teach the Holo­caust, to include its sur­vivors, gen­er­ally care very deeply about geno­ci­dal activ­ity every­where. You’re really stand­ing on one leg here, my friend.

            • Eric

              Ok fine, you’re not Jew­ish, but an organ­i­sa­tion devoted to Jew­ish eth­nic activism has trained you to pro­mote aware­ness of a geno­cide in which Jews con­sti­tuted the bulk of the vic­tims. It’s hardly a sur­prise which geno­cide they chose, is it.

              I won­der how many other dif­fer­ent geno­cides the ADL trains peo­ple to promote.

              Try search­ing for the term ‘holodomor’ on

              If you pro­mote aware­ness of the Holodomor, the ADL cer­tainly hasn’t taught you to do so. Quite the con­tarary; here’s footage of Abra­ham Fox­man try­ing to make Ukran­ian offi­cials down­play the sig­nif­i­cance of the Holodomor:


              By the way, “ADL-trained Holo­caust edu­ca­tor” sure is an odd title for some­one who doesn’t solely teach about the Holocaust.

              • Eric

                By the way, might the ADL’s com­plete lack of inter­est in Com­mu­nist geno­cides be because a dis­pro­por­tion­ate num­ber of the per­pe­tra­tors (i.e. most of them) were Jews?

                There­fore it fol­lows that there were more Jew­ish mass-murderers, and far more deaths caused by Jews, than Germans.

                And there you are, teach­ing about some­thing that prac­ti­cally every­one in the west­ern world already knows about from its con­tant media and scholas­tic promotion.

                Mean­while, Jew­ish Com­mu­nist crimes go ignored.

                What a worth­while job you do!

                • Eric, you cer­tainly wouldn’t under­stand any of my moti­va­tions for any­thing I do. It’s obvi­ous that what­ever I say will be processed through the seem­ingly angry lens you view this sub­ject through. Jew­ish Com­mu­nist crimes? I thought that per­haps you were sin­cerely human­i­tar­ian in your per­spec­tive at first, Eric, You’ll have to excuses me from any more dis­cus­sion. I see where you’re com­ing from now.

                • Eric

                  Oh dear, it appears as though you’re deny­ing over­whelm­ing Jew­ish involve­ment in Bol­she­vik atrocities.

                  I expected you to end this dis­course at some point, given that you obvi­ously can’t refute any of what I’ve said. Obvi­ously the best pol­icy for you is to imply that I’m morally reprehensible.

                  A typ­i­cal response from a mis­guided liberal.

                  Don’t you think there are enough Jews pro­mot­ing the Holo­caust, with­out gen­tiles like you help­ing them them out?

                  Here’s a fact: The ADL doesn’t like you, but it’s happy your doing its bidding.