Quazi Mohammad Rezwanul Ahsan Nafis, the man being prosecuted for plotting to bomb the Federal Reserve Reserve Bank of New York, was inspired by the sermons of the late Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula leader Anwar al Awlaki. Nafis was in possession of several recordings of al Awlaki’s Jihadist ramblings.
SFW readers may recall that in May 2010, al Awlaki published his “44 Ways of Supporting Jihad,” several of which pertained directly to financial jihad:
Federal Reserve bomber Quazi Mohammad Rezwanul Ahsan Nafis listened to speeches by Anwar al-Awlaki
Federal Reserve bomber Quazi Mohammad Rezwanul Ahsan Nafis listened to speeches by Anwar al-AwlakiThe accused terrorist busted for plotting to blow up the Federal Reserve Bank in lower Manhattan was a fan of a fiery Al Qaeda propagandist known for promoting violent jihad, authorities revealed Wednesday.