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Saturday, August 25, 2012
REPORT: AL QAEDA-LINKED SITES POST NAME & PHOTO OF EX-SEAL AUTHOR, CALL FOR HIS ‘DESTRUCTION’
Users on several Al-Qaeda-linked websites have posted the name and photo of the former Navy SEAL identified as the author of theforthcoming bookabout the raid that killed Osama bin Laden and are calling for his “destruction,” NBC News reported.
According to NBC, one website that featured revenge death threats was “Al-Fidda,” which Al-Qaeda uses to distribute messages to the media.
The photo appears to show a special operations soldier holding an automatic rifle during a training exercise, NBC reported. It was not clear where the photo came from.