Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula

Mohammed Said al Umdah Gharib al T’aizzi, a commander in al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula, claimed the terror group has raised a 12,000-man army. “By this army, we will establish an Islamic Caliphate,” T’aizzi said. “This is a message to the Yemeni government security and the National Security Service: our swords are ready and we are resolved to cleanse the land.”

Bill Roggio is a Senior Fellow at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies and the Editor of FDD's Long War Journal.

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