AL-QAEDA has welcomed the Taliban’s victory in Afghanistan “for breaking
America’s back”. The terrorists’ statement comes after the US withdrew its forces
from Afghanistan and amid fears, the country could be the base for another 9/11-
When the Taliban were previously in power, they allowed Al-Qaeda to operate
training camps from which they launched 9/11.
The US demanded the Taliban hand over Al-Qaeda’s terror mastermind Osama bin
Laden and when they refused, invaded along with their allies, including the UK.
Senior Al-Qaeda figures are now making their way back to Afghanistan, including
senior bin Laden aide Amin ul-Haq, who was once his bodyguard as well as an arms
dealer for the group.
In a statement, the terrorists praised Taliban for their victory over America and said
it “soothed” their hearts to hear verses from the Quran recited in the Presidential
Palace in Kabul.
“We praise the Almighty, the Ominpotent, who humiliated and defeated America,”
the statement reads, according to the Long War Journal.
“We praise Him for breaking America’s back, tarnishing its global reputation and
expelling it, disgraced and humiliated, from the Islamic land of Afghanistan.”
Al-Qaeda also called for Muslims to rise up across the Arab world and “prepare for
the next stage of the struggle”.
“This historic victory will open way for Muslim masses to achieve liberation from
despotic rule of tyrants who have been imposed by the West on Islamic World,”
proclaimed the terrorists.
Afghanistan is also home a branch of ISIS, which claimed responsibility for the Kabul
airport suicide bombing that resulted in the death of 170 Afghans and 13 US Marines.
Earlier this week, experts warned Britain is facing its worst terror threat in many
years after the Taliban takeover of Afghanistan.
The warning comes as Boris Johnson has suggested the UK would deal with the
fanatics in return for them not allowing Afghanistan to be used as a base for
Colonel Richard Kemp, former commander of British forces in Afghanistan, told
Times Radio the UK faced “the greatest danger from terrorism since the Islamic State
at its height”.