Message From... Sheikh Osama Bin Laden To... The French
People: Will Al-Qaidah Attack Europe?
11 November 2010
By Al-Ikhwah Al-Mujahidun
To... The French People
In the name of Allah, the Most Kind, the Most
From Osama bin Laden to the French people… peace be
upon those who follow the Guidance.
The subject of my speech is the reasons behind the
threat to your security and the capture of your
children. And I say what happened with the capture of
your experts in Niger - who were under the
guardianship and security of your agents there - is a
response to the oppression you impose upon our Muslim
Ummah. So how is it right that you participate in the
occupation of our lands and support the Americans in
killing our children and our women and then want to
live in security and peace?
How is it right that you enter in the affairs of
Muslims, especially in North and West Africa, and
support your agents against us, and take much of our
wealth with secret deals, while our people there
suffer from all sorts of misery and and poverty? And
if you act arbitrarily and you believe it is your
right to forbid free women from wearing the hijab,
then isn't it our right to force out your invading men
by striking their necks?
Certainly, the equation is simple and clear:
As you kill, you will be killed, and as you capture,
you will be captured, and as you ruin our security, we
will ruin your security, and the one who started it
has done the greater injustice. So the path to protect
your security is to stop all your misdeeds and their
effects on our Ummah, and the most important thing is
your withdrawal from Bush's sinister war in
Afghanistan and the time has come for what is called
direct and indirect colonization to end, and for you
to contemplate the condition of America, because of
this unjust war, that is on the verge of bankruptcy in
all key sectors.
And tomorrow it will return beyond the Atlantic, with
And fortunate is the one who is warned by others.
And peace be upon those who follow the Guidance.
Will Al-Qaidah Attack Europe?
Reading the direction of Al-Qaidah's opposition today,
it seems they're focusing on the mainland of Europe.
From every release made by the central Al-Qaidah and
its branches, they are in the middle of preparing a
project to attack the heart of America and Europe.
This is not so surprising because as of late Europe is
experiencing the worst period in its relation with
Islam and the Muslims. From France, to Holland, the
blind hatred against Islam and the abuses, in fact the
physical attacks, have compelled the higher officials
of Al-Qaidah to give bad news to the West, for all the
treatments of the crusader-zionists against Islam. The
banning of the veil in France, the insult by Wilders
in both speeches and writings, the burning of the
Qur'an, these are the accumulations from the hatred of
the kafir and the fear that Islam will dominate
The explicit statement by Sheikh Usamah –Hafizhahullah-
posted recently in the jihad forums and international
media and translated by muslimdaily.net to Indonesian
language, was a serious threat and not a joke. Sheikh
Usamah –Hafizhahullah- said, "This is a simple and
clear equation:... When you kill, so you will be
killed. When you arrest, so you will be arrested. When
you threaten our security, so we will threaten your
security. The way to protect your security is by
stopping oppression and its impacts on our people, and
the most important is your withdrawal from the war of
the "ailing Bush" in Afghanistan." This statement is
not an empty call or unverified threat, because the
branch of Al-Qaidah that named themselves "Al-Qaidah
Islamic of Maghreb" or AQIM had executed their
captives who were of the French nationals, so this is
a serious warning for Europe and America which have
insulted the Muslims all over the world.
Accordingly, if Europe and America are honest about
the democracy that they carry together on their
shoulders, they must be consistent i.e by way of
giving freedom to the Muslims to perform their ibaadah
and express what are commanded by the religion of
Islam to its adherents. And Europe-America must
realize that the crusade that they thundered onto the
Muslim lands, is the prime cause for the retaliatory
acts which according to Islam is a duty, because the
honour, blood and properties of the Muslims have been
abused so much without any act of protests from the
population of Europe-America. So when this happens,
the crusade would probably prolong and of course it
requires no small amount of funds.
"Those who resist Allah and His Messenger will be
among those most humiliated." (QS. Al-Mujâdilah: 20)