Tuesday, May 3, 2011

The FBI 'blemish' to Bin Laden on its list of most wanted

New York. The FBI said the leader of Al Qaeda, Osama bin Laden, "dead" in its list of most wanted people in the world, has now moved to head Yahiye Adam Gadahn, a member of Al Qaeda, followed by a U.S. citizen which is precisely the number three is expected to be Bin Laden's successor at the head of his terrorist network, Ayman al Zawahiri.

Bin Laden, on weighing a reward of $ 25 million, was wanted for the murder of U.S. nationals outside the United States, conspiracy to kill Americans abroad and attack on a federal facility resulting in death. In particular he was wanted for the August 1998 bombings of U.S. embassies in Kenya and Tanzania that killed 200 people.

Now the list is headed by Adam Yahiye Gadahn, born in 1978 in the United States and who is accused of treason and providing material support to Al Qaeda, among other things, so on his head the FBI has a reward of 1 million dollars for information leading to his arrest. Gadahn was indicted by a California court for their alleged involvement in various terrorist activities, including providing support and services to Al Qaeda.

The number two on the list is another American, Daniel Andreas San Diego, also born in 1978 and on which there is a reward of 250,000 dollars for information leading to his arrest. He is accused for their alleged involvement in the bombing of two office buildings in the area of San Francisco in August 2003.

According to the FBI, San Diego has links with radical groups of animal rights advocates and is a known vegetarian. In third position appears so far was the number two of Al Qaeda, Egyptian Ayman al Zawahiri, for whom it is offered a reward of $ 25 million. Al Zawahiri was indicted for his alleged role in the bombings in Dar es Salaam and Nairobi in 1998.

Him, the FBI states that a doctor and is the founder of Egyptian Islamic Jihad, which opposes the secular Egyptian Government and seeks to overthrow through violent means. This group would be merged into 1998 with Al Qaeda.

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