Homeland Security


Osama bin Laden speaks of Nuclear Bomb of Islam

Public Address
Part of East African Embassy Bombings

Primary OrganizationAl-Qaeda
Means of CommunicationIssued Statement
LocationAfghanistan
Issued May 29, 19981
ParticipantsOsama bin Laden (Speaker)
Narrative and Notes (Reliable)The statement "The Nuclear Bomb of Islam," issued by the "International Islamic Front for Fighting the Jews and the Crusaders,” said that “it is the duty of the Muslims to prepare as much force as possible to terrorize the enemies of God.”1

Sources and Notes

1United States vs. Osama bin Laden et al, indictment, Nov. 4, 1998, and updates.

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