Sunday, March 07, 2010

Pakistan Claims They Have Captured the Traitor Adam Gadahn

The AP (3-7-10) and other media are reporting that the Pakistanis claim they have captured the arrogant, American-born, English-speaking mouthpiece for al-Qaida, Adam Gadahn. The Justice Department has charged him with treason. More later, if this news is confirmed by our own government.

CBS (3-7-10) says this is a case of mistaken identity:

CBS News' Farhan Bokhari in Islamabad writes that earlier reports the detained individual was Gadahn proved false. According to a Pakistan security official who spoke with CBS News on condition of anonymity, the arrested individual is in fact "a Taliban militant leader who is known as Abu Yahya."...

The New York Times [here], sourcing American and Pakistani officials, reports that the man arrested was Abu Yahya Mujahdeen Al-Adam, and describes him as an al Qaeda commander who was born in Pennsylvania. [Full text]


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