Holy jihad, Batman!
Did Al-Qaeda just officially offer condolences to innocent civilians murdered by their stupid acts of terrorism?
Well, sort of…
According to CNN, Adam Gadahn- also known as ‘Azzam the American’- appeared in a 17-minute video released on Islamist online forums late Friday, offering condolences to the families of innocent people killed in Al-Qaeda attacks.
“We express our condolences to the families of the Muslim men, women and children killed in these criminal acts…” he says in the video.
Wait a minute. Did a member of Al-Qaeda just admit that their acts of terrorism are ‘criminal acts’?
Anderson Cooper goes beyond the headlines to tell stories from many points of view, so you can make up your own mind about the news. Tune in weeknights at 8 and 10 ET on CNN.
Questions or comments? Send an email
Want to know more? Go behind the scenes with