June 17th, 2011
11:15 AM ET

Most wanted: Anwar al-Awlaki

Each week, CNN examines one of the most wanted terrorists around the world. Check out more of the Most Wanted.

Who is he?
An American-born radical cleric who now lives in Yemen, Anwar al-Awlaki is the public face of al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP), one of the most active al Qaeda affiliates.

Born in New Mexico, he preached at a mosque in Virginia before leaving the U.S. for the Middle East. The U.S. regards al-Awlaki as the biggest threat to its homeland security.

U.S. officials say al-Awlaki helped recruit Umar Farouk AbdulMutallab, the Nigerian man charged with trying to blow up a transatlantic flight as it landed in Detroit, Michigan, on December 25, 2009.

The militant cleric is also said to have exchanged e-mails with accused Fort Hood shooter Maj. Nidal Hassan who killed a dozen fellow soldiers and a civilian in a rampage at the Texas base.

AQAP claimed responsibility for the attempt to ship explosives into the United States via cargo planes late last year.

In 2011, al-Awlaki narrowly survived an American drone assault after he switched vehicles with fellow jihadis, a senior security official told CNN.

At a U.S. congressional hearing earlier this year, Michael Leiter, Director of the National Counterterrorism Center, said: "I actually consider al Qaeda in the Arab peninsula with al-Awlaki as a leader within that organization as probably the most significant threat to the U.S."

Date of Birth: April 22, 1971
Place of Birth: United States
Nationality: U.S. and Yemen


Filed under: Al Qaeda • Most Wanted
soundoff (112 Responses)
  1. Martin Milkey

    I am always thought about this, thank you for posting.

    http://www.silvestrifencing.com

    February 29, 2016 at 8:29 pm | Reply
  2. fash

    This should not be a war between two religions. Yea, its true that the Americans are oppressors, used us Africans as slaves to build their country, even up till this moment, most of the important people are blacks, that said, the muslims are not without blame either, y believe in such arrant nonsense that when you blow yourselves and kill other people you have got virgins waiting for you, why take lives of people you never created. Christianity is so different from Islam because we dont believe in Violence, we dont fight for God,our God fights for himself and for us. We dont have to kill people to show our faith in Him.

    July 3, 2011 at 4:07 am | Reply
    • Dr. Harald Otto Schweizer

      slavery in Africa predates European dominance or colonies there. African tribes raided each other, took slaves, and in the 18th century SOLD them to European slave traders. The Mahdi of the Sudan, a BLACK, rose to power and received support because he supported the continuation of slavery. At the time, the British were trying to rid the Sudan and surrounding area of slavery. That did not sit well with the Mahdi of the Sudan.
      In a nutshell, you should stop blaming whites for problems for slavery that is neither a white nor a black practice.

      September 24, 2011 at 12:30 am | Reply
  3. buzz

    Maybe he was bullied in school

    🙂

    July 2, 2011 at 11:18 pm | Reply
  4. DC

    gorgon bilyas – why don't you come say that to our face instead of hinding behind your computer – I bet when your country starts to burn you will start crying for help. You hid behind your keyboard b/c you have no courage to discuss in public due to weakness. We have our problems but what country doesn't? They want the United States to do all the work while they just sit on their azzes and do nothing!! Do not tell me that your country is perfect b/c it is one that sits when they should be helping. It is best to crush a problem away from home then fight it at home – you are a dumbazz!
    How bout' them apples – in other words in traditional American fashion -SHUT THE F%#k Up!!!!!

    June 29, 2011 at 8:47 am | Reply
  5. gorgon bilyas

    Amerikans are despised in so many countries, they look like maggots, evil and fat, slobbering over other countries and trying to steal from them. They are a useless, dying, trashy nation that no one respects or like. Look at amanda knox, raymond davis, locked up in prison, pure evil garbage.

    June 28, 2011 at 4:00 pm | Reply
  6. C.Cantu

    The Devil tempted Jesus by offering Him the kingdoms, their wealth and all the pleasures of the world as long as Jesus worshiped him. Precisely that is what Islam offers to Muslim monarchs and leaders as long as they worship the Ant-Christ and do whatever it takes to keep Him above all things. Islamic monarchs owe their wealth, absolute power, their hundreds of concubines and pleasures to Satan, it is logical to maintain, glorify and expand Satan' rule over the world providing all the means necessary to his followers to execute their evil commands.

    June 26, 2011 at 10:50 am | Reply
    • wjmknight

      What in the name of Bonaparte's balls are you talking about?

      June 27, 2011 at 6:35 pm | Reply
    • Bernie

      Wow are you for real Cantu. You sound like one of them has gotten into your head and is running around like a gerbil in a wheel scrambling your brains to a soupy goo. Make sure you keep your head straight and forward as you don't want what's left of your brains to pour out your ears. Remember look straight and don't be bobbing on the knob habib

      June 28, 2011 at 8:19 am | Reply
  7. Stephen lonewolf maka

    Aw come on! They come and go...Constant No News ( CNN).

    June 22, 2011 at 5:37 am | Reply
    • Freed

      why is a news today, some spice needed by CNN....

      June 27, 2011 at 11:47 pm | Reply
  8. JosephAli

    Sounds more like the biggest CIA plant and agent provocateur.

    June 20, 2011 at 3:52 pm | Reply
  9. matthew

    what we should do is send the cia navy seals or whoever in looking like locals and assassinate him. then just leave and the ones who did never say one word about it like we should have did with osama. whatever happened to the cia being covert and secretive? the problem is we let the whole world know of our plans.

    June 20, 2011 at 9:09 am | Reply
    • Homer Gordon

      Being a retired Navy man my self, I was taught that "Lose Lips, sink ships" Our government has goten away from this outlook, as they are AFRAID of offending someone....Whos more importan, the others or "US"????????

      June 20, 2011 at 8:48 pm | Reply
      • Bernie

        Homer your so right and we need to keep our mouths shut in the government but we have so many problems and have lost so much faith in our leaders that it is hard to get everyone back to having a trust in the government. Everytime one of the senators, congressman priests etc get taken down with a scandal we loss a little bit of ourselves and thatis so hard to get back

        June 28, 2011 at 8:23 am |
  10. Zelda

    America, unless you teach forgiveness in Christ, you will never be short of haters of America. Without Christ, mankind has no reason to exercise forgiveness or tolerance or accepting one another. Your present immorality is making other nations only hate you. Cling to your filthy blasphemy that you call freedom of speeches – actually the the concept of freedom must be fixed.

    June 20, 2011 at 5:21 am | Reply
    • jim

      Take your medication and go back to sleep for another 100 years, you are making a fool of yourself!

      June 20, 2011 at 8:12 am | Reply
    • TRH

      Belief in any deity doesn't automatically make one moral. The KKK used to quote scripture at cross-burnings.

      I don't need a silly, mythical religion to help me know the difference between right and wrong.

      June 20, 2011 at 10:24 am | Reply
    • RAWoD

      Zelda: You are a fool at best. Believe in your fairy-tales all you want but try to understand, most of us think your nuts.

      June 20, 2011 at 11:12 am | Reply
    • Mr. Anderson

      If religion is the only reason people don't do bad things then this world is doomed

      June 21, 2011 at 3:06 am | Reply
    • david

      Zelda youre a n jackass to the rest of us we have to stand tall no matter what U>S>A want anwar al- awlakai"s ass barbequed!!! Zelda are you on our side or theirs?

      June 22, 2011 at 9:42 am | Reply
  11. Zelda

    Secular Americans, when you talk about respecting everyone, it sounds only as a bad joke because you disrespect God and bash Christianity and your own ancestors. We non-Westerners are trained not to trust disobedient kids, playboys and pro-sti-tu-tes like secular Americans. You make your slave-owning great grand-parents look a lot nicer than you.

    June 20, 2011 at 5:17 am | Reply
    • AF Vet

      Zelda, first of all... my ancestors are from Poland and Germany, during the 1800s, and never owned slaves. Their children and grandchildren came to America, fought in two different wars to overthrow tyranical governments in their grandparent's homelands. And I can garantee this is a common story across the U.S.

      Please don't judge a country on the worst examples. If you go anywhere on this planet, your going to remember your visit, and look back and first remember the worst of it, how rude somebody may have been. Please don't judge by the worst examples... Judge by the best. And for the record, Paris Hilton, Snooki, and Lindsey Lohan are NOT the Best... By most Americans they are considered amoung the worst. They just happen to find cameras more often than the 'Best.'

      Sal Guinta, for an exhedingly good example of the 'Best'. Look also at how generous the American public is as a whole. How much money is donated to various causes around the world. At all the housing, hospitols and schools are being built by our military, as well as the British, Polish and German militaries, in Afghanistan.

      Additionally... Soldier... Here Here!!!

      June 20, 2011 at 10:25 am | Reply
    • RAWoD

      We do not "disrespect" real things. We ridicule those that believe in fairy tales and get all huffy about our not giving a flying F about people like you.

      June 20, 2011 at 12:44 pm | Reply
    • RealTorr

      Show me one tribe of humans who did NOT have slaves. All our ancestors have blood on their hands. My people got enslaved by Moroccans even before we bought slaves ourselves. It was economically a good hint of those muslims, in that era. You could buy them from the Yoruba or more directly from the Imbangala tribe if you went more inland into Nigeria. So if someone wants to get even, as regards 17th century slavery, I suggest to find the culprits near the source, i.e., in Africa.

      July 1, 2011 at 6:22 am | Reply
    • MACP

      Listen if you people dont like how america is kicking your ass then do something about it you'r weak pathetic people, You know the saying "only the strong will survive" yeah well it is happening and the point is that half of these other countries do want our help cause they know in the end they are either with us or against us and America will kick the shit out of all of you, turn your damn countries into parking lots for Euro Disney, which we should have done along time ago. So it does not matter what say sitting their in your little huts your time is coming and you know it so get right with your god and get ready for your 72 virgins cause you time is coming to a end.

      July 3, 2011 at 8:04 pm | Reply
  12. Vinny

    Just because he was born in US doesn't mean a thing.

    June 20, 2011 at 4:51 am | Reply
    • RAWoD

      It suggests faulty parenting.

      June 20, 2011 at 12:45 pm | Reply
  13. Zelda

    I don't like Americans when they ignorantly bash Christianity. They resemble the pre-war Germans who ridicule the Jews.

    June 20, 2011 at 3:36 am | Reply
    • r-hope

      Really?? And which part of "LOve your enemies' did you not understand? When you criticize and use such language, yet use the bible to justify, dont you think you contradict the good book?

      June 20, 2011 at 11:54 am | Reply
    • Marine Vet 1833

      "American public schools and universities should respect religion more. Any decent religious person would come to hate America by listening to stupid, blaspheming liberal teachers/professors in American schools and American campuses."
      – ZELDA

      Zelda, what? did you go to 2 public schools in America? Highschool and Community College? WE HAVE RELIGIOUS SCHOOLS ALL OVER THE UNITED STATES DUMB ASS. Here you idiot, is a list of almost all RELGIOUS SCHOOLS (PRIVATE) in the state of TEXAS. http://www.texaschristianschools.com I'm sure they would be more than happy to explain how much they love christ. I went to a private Catholic school my whole life and enjoyed learning about scripture, tradition, and God. (WOWZERS IM NOT EVEN CATHOLIC) Guess what? The purpose of not teaching religion in public schools is to not "offend" anyone elses beliefs and restricts the influence on children(WHICH HELPS THE CHILD MAKE THEIR OWN DECISION ON RELIGION). Just how not teaching christianity to a school full of jews, christians, muslims, hindus, and jedi offends you.

      June 23, 2011 at 10:33 am | Reply
  14. Zelda

    American public schools and universities should respect religion more. Any decent religious person would come to hate America by listening to stupid, blaspheming liberal teachers/professors in American schools and American campuses.

    June 20, 2011 at 3:31 am | Reply
    • rmorris

      ZELDA, Are you Crazy ? You sound like it.

      June 20, 2011 at 10:49 am | Reply
  15. CHAD

    I don't judge someone on there race, color, or religous beliefs.
    I judge them on there character. If one puts there fist down long enough to COMMUNICATE the world would be a much better place.
    Yes, I am an American that bleeds red just like Muslims, Jews, Africans, Italians, etc. Please, let's stop the fighting violence is not the answer.

    June 19, 2011 at 10:42 am | Reply
  16. soldier

    bajazit, your fervor for a fight is to be commended but you will still be fighting a losing war. The US has enough firepower to kill everybody on the planet 3(?) times. That's Army, Navy, Air Force and Marines.

    The US Army is the best equipped and best trained ground force in the world and is getting better at the counter terrorism and insurgent mission.

    The US Navy can be deployed anywhere in the world given enough time and project force in any direction. If you think about all the carriers with all their planes and the tomahawk missile ships and the submarines, that's A LOT of firepower. I'd be afraid of the subs considering Islamist extremists can't do anything about them.

    The US Air Force has better planes and better pilots than anybody else in the world. There's also the AC-130 Spectre, very useful for demolishing an entire terrorist training camp.

    As for the Marines, if you see one then lose sight of them, you're already dead. Pound for pound, Marines are the meanest people on the planet. It would be VERY detrimental to your health to piss one off.

    To finish, I'll leave a quote from Gen. George S. Patton:

    "Untutored courage is useless in the face of educated bullets."

    June 19, 2011 at 9:58 am | Reply
    • concerned American

      only a matter of time before these scum are killed. the world needs food/money, not bullshit ideology
      .

      June 20, 2011 at 6:29 am | Reply
    • Liz

      Well said my friend!!!

      June 20, 2011 at 8:35 am | Reply
  17. Shinea

    No matter how bad you all think America is, or how bad our government, or how bad the people, there is NO OTHER COUNTRY that is better. Proof? Name ANY other country where the majority of people want to be! There is ONLY America or anywhere else, and nobody wants to be anywhere else. Too bad for you.

    June 19, 2011 at 12:09 am | Reply
    • bajazit

      typical american.give me a green card for austria,sweden,norway,switzerland,germany,holland,italy and i will leave today.americans are lousy people.

      June 19, 2011 at 7:13 am | Reply
      • capnmike

        You hate America? Then get the hell out! Go live in Somalia or some other pest-hole...we don't want or need your traitorous attitudes here.

        June 19, 2011 at 3:47 pm |
      • RAWoD

        GFY

        June 20, 2011 at 12:47 pm |
    • Tommy

      It kind of depends upon how you measure "best." For best health care, there are lots of countries ahead of the USA. The same is true for education. If we look at unemployment, again, the USA isn't the best. Yes, if you measure lots of different things, you might convince yourself that overall the USA is best and that lots of people want to come here. However, there are a lot of people who do not. Your "majority" comment is just stupid. In a planet with Billions of people on it, we only have a few hundred million people in the USA, and relatively speaking, there are not that many trying to get here, legally or illegally.

      June 20, 2011 at 3:28 pm | Reply
  18. matthew poston

    what a handsome man!!! I can't wait until the SEALS decide to pay him a visit, if one of the friendly drones doesn't drop in to say hello first. This creep needs to have his head sat on by ABDULLAH THE BUTCHER after ABDULLAH has eaten a few reheated burritos.

    June 18, 2011 at 10:10 pm | Reply
    • bajazit

      typical thinking of a conceited american fascist.

      June 19, 2011 at 7:15 am | Reply
      • capnmike

        Morons like you haven't got a clue what "fascism" is...it's just another buzzword falling out of your filthy mouth.

        June 19, 2011 at 3:48 pm |
  19. Coach Lew

    If we catch this guy and keep HIM alive, I'd love to question him in person.

    June 18, 2011 at 9:52 pm | Reply
  20. Hockeyn109

    Wipe this rat b@stard off the face of the world.

    June 18, 2011 at 8:40 pm | Reply
  21. samosa4all

    Saying Islam is backward or the root cause- explains a lot of ignorance of history. Remember the ottoman period, andalucia, the crusades. And if you think Christianity is better than Islam, remember what Hitler did or the F' serbs in Bosnia with killing and rape. You can blame Muslims but don't blame Islam. People who commit killing of innocence dont know islam and are not muslims. If you think Muslims are backward look how many are your doctors? your lawyers? Just please stop the garbage hate. The root cause of TERRORISM is OPPRESSION and LACK OF HOPE/opportunity.

    June 18, 2011 at 8:00 pm | Reply
    • Ruhlmann

      Well said, although it may be pearls before swine.

      June 18, 2011 at 8:33 pm | Reply
    • Hockeyn109

      Hitler was not Christian. His party discouraged anyone being Christian, they tried introducing old Norse mythology / paganism.

      June 18, 2011 at 8:39 pm | Reply
    • hello

      hitler didnt kill in the name of Jesus, he actually wanted to destroy Christianity and replace it with german mythology (think Thor) also all my doctors and lawyers are Jewish xD

      June 18, 2011 at 8:59 pm | Reply
      • matthew poston

        and all of my day laborers are christians

        June 18, 2011 at 10:12 pm |
    • capnmike

      The "oppression" and "lack of hope" do NOT come from America. They come from the thieves, rats and scoundrels who call themselves "shieks" and "leaders" while robbing their own people blind. The blame for all the hatred of America falls squarely on the shoulders of the filthy Imams and ayatollahs who are afraid their own people will learn to think and reject their ridiculous religion. So they drum hatred of the West into everybodys heads with their lies.

      June 19, 2011 at 3:52 pm | Reply
  22. samosa4all

    wow the hate on this board unbelievable

    June 18, 2011 at 7:54 pm | Reply
    • matthew poston

      can you dig it gaylord?

      June 18, 2011 at 10:10 pm | Reply
    • RAWoD

      Not to mention the stupidity.

      June 20, 2011 at 11:15 am | Reply
  23. Argle Bargle

    Hunt him down, take him out. I'm sure he'd be happier with his 72 virgin goats than he is here.

    June 18, 2011 at 4:16 pm | Reply
  24. Ralph Vaughan

    The little blurb about Anwar al-Awlaki fails to mention that while in San Diego, he was arrested several times for solicitation, as well as cited repeatedly for loitering around playgrounds and schools. Neither does it mention that he is really very ignorant about the Quran, bluffing his way through theology even as he was passing himself as an imam, something anyone can claim, of course, because there are no standards. Yes, he is probably the most important and dangerous terrorist because of his influence on others, yet he remains a US citizen...whose President has (at least publicly) put out a contract on him.

    http://righthereontheleftcoast.blogspot.com/2011/04/if-doktor-mabuse-were-muslim.html

    June 18, 2011 at 2:40 pm | Reply
  25. Catherine

    News? See how much time is spent on "Weinergate"! Much easier to do an in-depth job than the tough issues?

    June 18, 2011 at 1:32 pm | Reply
  26. Sagebrush Shorty

    Islam is an ugly stain on the fabric of civilization.

    June 18, 2011 at 1:18 pm | Reply
    • bajazit

      kiss our whatwesitons

      June 18, 2011 at 1:21 pm | Reply
    • moss

      and what is better christianity? please you people amaze me you know absolutly nothing but what your piece of crap goverment tells you and you think you have a right to comment. do you no the truth about 9/11 do you know the truth about any war cause so far america has been responsible for or forced themselves into wars. america is the stain on civilization has cause more damage than good i mean they dont even have the support of most of its citizens meanwhile muslims have almost full support of their people america should be ashamed they dont tell their people the truth and we still have idiots making these kind of remarks peace 360

      June 18, 2011 at 1:31 pm | Reply
      • Sam

        Christianity is slightly better than the Islamic religion. All your nonsense about the "truth" of 9/11 is garbage. Our way is superior since we actually allow dirt bags like you to comment without fear of retribution. Try doing that in your country.

        June 18, 2011 at 1:54 pm |
      • moss

        christianity has more deaths on its hands than muslim always remember that you idiots are pathetic no matter what country i would speak against injustice and going to another country and dont know anything about it to start trouble for your own agenda is not something i would be proud to have done you love this damn country so much urge your government to fix right here at home instead of spending money other places they wont borrow money to help with education but they would borrow money for murder 9/11 is an example not a point and again that 3000 lives you just considered garbage idiot peace 360

        June 18, 2011 at 2:00 pm |
      • moss

        why dont america just come out and say it we are at war with islam we are at war with muslims why we see the hatred so why not come out and say it. yall mutherfuckers scared thats why you would hate for muslims to really round up and see who wins that war so instead yall beat round the bush with a whole bunch of other crap america dont give a damn bout you and you live there but they have you on their side going against muslims smh

        June 18, 2011 at 2:05 pm |
      • JamBit

        Moss, Your an idiot.

        June 18, 2011 at 5:52 pm |
      • hello

        just because muslims have support of their people doesnt make it right. examples are WW1, WW2. Lots of people supported their country going to war, doesnt mean it was right

        June 18, 2011 at 9:02 pm |
      • RAWoD

        Knock Knock - Who is there? SEALS. SEALS who? SEALS - the last think you'll see. (Hint: there are no f**king virgins)

        June 20, 2011 at 11:18 am |
    • moss

      don't forget you are defending a country who spent more tax dollars on investigating someone getting oral sex than lives of 3000 plus people.this country will burn if they dont change their evil ways might even be too late apdta peace 360

      June 18, 2011 at 1:36 pm | Reply
      • Suni

        And who is going to burn them – You – LOL?? Where are you by the way? Come out in open, don't hide behind key boards..
        Many came and went before you trying to burn and destroy America, but it is still the Power house and kicking butts of some cowardly folks like Taliban, Al Quida and many more mountain rats....run..run...hide inside mountain holes!
        Cowards are in bulls eye..they can run but cannot hide!!!

        June 29, 2011 at 5:01 pm |
    • capnmike

      RELIGION is the "ugly stain"...in ALL its forms. No, Xtianity is no better. The only thing that makes any real sense is to toss the whole pile of lies and fairytales and crap in the toilet where it belongs and learn to LIVE WITHOUT RELIGIONS!!!!!

      June 19, 2011 at 3:54 pm | Reply
  27. bajazit

    when americans call someone a terrorist,that has no weight.it is the same as if nazi germany called churchill a terrorist.

    June 18, 2011 at 1:06 pm | Reply
    • Arsio

      lol sooo true....

      June 18, 2011 at 2:51 pm | Reply
    • matthew poston

      what about when Americans call you a moronic idiot? what is that like junior?

      June 18, 2011 at 10:13 pm | Reply
    • jim

      Why don't you stick your head back up your a$$ where it belongs? It's making absolutely no sense out here!

      June 20, 2011 at 8:18 am | Reply
  28. C.Cantu

    The root of the problem is ISLAM. This religion -actually a sect- transforms ordinary people into irrational beasts. Muslim clerics (ayatollahs, mullahs, muftis, imans, ullemas, sheiks, etc) are the main responsible of the violence, terrorism, hatred, resentment and discrimination around the world. These evil creatures find brainless people and social pariahs to brainwash them to commit all kinds of atrocities without remorse. Islamic clerics insert into their followers' minds their distorted Muslim morality and lack of universal ethical and moral standards. It is just NOT possible that someone can go to paradise and be saved as long they follow the "Five Pillars of Islamic Faith" (pilgrimage to Mecca, fast in Ramadan, pray 5 times a day, proclaim One God, pay the tithe to mosques) without considering how many people were assassinated, mutilated, raped, tortured, robed, etc. by Islamic followers. Christian's second commandment is to love one's neighbor as oneself, Muslim second commandment is an "eye-for-an-eye". Unless these Anti-Christ disciples change their ideology/religion nothing is going to change. Mohammed immoral conduct and highly questionable actions will continue to be the role model for all these despicable demonic individuals.

    June 18, 2011 at 12:00 pm | Reply
    • bajazit

      yes,we muslims should do whatever americans want us.you think we are stupid?

      June 18, 2011 at 12:09 pm | Reply
      • cheeseroll

        With about 1/2 the muslim world illiterate (1 billion people), yeah, we do think you guys are stupid.

        If not, why would you worship a cult of death set up by a 7th century highwayman/bandit/murderer/robber/rapist/pedophile.

        June 18, 2011 at 12:39 pm |
      • bajazit

        go and see first how muslim countries look like.you obviously have opinion created in your redneck church.the guys who blew twin towers had college education.the point is,you can trash muslims as much as you wish,but we will kick your butts.wait till egypt and pakistan join.

        June 18, 2011 at 12:46 pm |
      • moss

        whatever!!!!! All Praises Due To Allah peace 360

        June 18, 2011 at 1:10 pm |
      • cheeseroll

        Ooh EGYPT and PAKISTAN. We're so afraid.

        Egypt and Pakistan have over 80 million and 130 million people respectively.

        But each of their economies are smaller than Singapore's (5 million people)?

        Incredible. This just shows how backward the muslim world is.

        Remember, it is because the West loves life more than you muslims love death, we have not exterminated all of you yet. But keep up your nonsense. Keep firebombing embassies, killing cartoonists, burning cars, bombing markets, assaulting schools.

        One day the West will get tired of your antics, and another Holocaust will happen.

        Except this time, you people FULLY DESERVE IT.

        June 18, 2011 at 1:39 pm |
      • bajazit

        i needed to learn to translate american language,for example,when americans want to say 'we are cowards,we will milk america,but wouldn't sacrifice ourselves'-amercans use the phrase 'we love life'.when americans want to say 'we are fascists and we want to occupy your country and steal everything' then americans will say 'we have money and technology'.of course you have,because you stole both from half of the world.and you hate everyone who resists and call names and kill people.but you will fall on your back very hard.if muslims wanted to end this occupation,they would arm talibans and after one month with one thousand casualties,america would pull out.but muslims want to see you hurt badly,and for that you need to bleed long and stay there,until everything crashes here and america ends up in bloody civil war.

        June 18, 2011 at 2:05 pm |
      • bajazit

        egyptian .and pakistani economy have suffered because it was controlled by americans,but no more

        June 18, 2011 at 2:09 pm |
      • Arsio

        Im with bajazitz with this one, the only reason Muslim countries are behind is due to foreign interference and placing dictators. Its only a matter of time when Muslims take their countries and resources.

        June 18, 2011 at 2:54 pm |
      • matthew poston

        YES WE DO!!

        June 18, 2011 at 10:13 pm |
      • capnmike

        Not stupid, just gullible, brainwashed and naive. Not really your fault....All you need to do is learn how to think.

        June 19, 2011 at 3:56 pm |
      • Suni

        We think you are stupid?? LOL! are you still thinking????????? LOLLLLL!! multipliers like rats...still thinking you are stupid??

        June 29, 2011 at 5:06 pm |
      • jred

        If you got your education at a madrass, then, YES, I would say you qualify as Stupid in the 1st degree.

        June 30, 2011 at 4:12 pm |
    • Phil

      Well F'n said!!!

      June 18, 2011 at 11:35 pm | Reply
    • Brick

      Islam is not the root of the problem. It can be the fundamentalism, conflict between the Shiite and Sunni and many other reason other than just Islam. Don't start point fingers at Islam, because it will give them a reason to dislike or hate any countries. Ask yourself "how I will react when they talk down about my religion and culture?" Then you see how they feel. You should respect and tolerate other religions and cultures.

      June 20, 2011 at 7:45 am | Reply
  29. Coffee Party Member

    The most disgusted face on earth. US home-groomed international terrorist?

    June 18, 2011 at 11:59 am | Reply
    • bajazit

      funny,you call anwar terrorist,but bush,jr and sr,netanyahu,petreus,gates,...you don't call them terrorists.screwed logic.fascism.

      June 18, 2011 at 12:16 pm | Reply
  30. moss

    this will never end if you think america can get rid of every bad guy in the world you are just as stupid as the people who come up with all this crap.my message to america is protect your own house from your own window. we still have bad guys right here shooting unarmed kids over 100x

    June 18, 2011 at 11:06 am | Reply
  31. julie

    hey bad guy know any one who will turn you in for 25 million

    June 18, 2011 at 8:08 am | Reply
  32. julie

    after osama bin laden there would others but we got those and now ere going to get him its just a matter of time. we have the best teams, forensic scientists and people around the globe he will not escape but stop feeding into his sick twisted ego that is what he wants to get his ugly mug all over the papers. hes not worth it stop giving him the power and think more about the victims not him.

    June 18, 2011 at 8:07 am | Reply
    • bajazit

      there are 1.8 Billion muslims,the line of fighters is neverending.7o% of today's muslims wll have from 1-15 kids in the next 30 years.how many anwars will come?how many people living in america are not loyal to this fight?at least one half.latinoes will make 1/3 of american population in 15 years,secession very possible.americans are burrying amerca in debt.you will be new greece.the ties between muslims and china are stronger by the day.you are shooting yourselves in the foot.

      June 18, 2011 at 12:28 pm | Reply
      • Sick of the Crap

        Yes....and ONE GOD that will wipe you out faster than he created you!

        June 19, 2011 at 7:54 pm |
      • Suni

        So this non-sense is what madarsas teaching or brainwashing you??? what age old teaching is this – f****d up sh*t!

        June 29, 2011 at 5:54 pm |
      • jred

        I can assure you, we have more than 1.3 billion bullets. Pick an intersection anywhere in the world and we'll be there!!

        June 30, 2011 at 4:15 pm |
      • jred

        Yeah, enjoy your partnership with the Chinese. After all, the communists are known for their generosity and tolerance. Ask the Uighurs how polite and friendly the Chinese government is to Muslims.

        June 30, 2011 at 4:18 pm |
  33. ian

    well...just invite him to a state dinner at the white house- it's been done before

    June 17, 2011 at 9:21 pm | Reply
    • bajazit

      americans are spineless people that will join anyone,if it will make money for them.in 1940 they sent jews back to auschwitz,8 years later they helped those same jews in stealing palestine.in 1980-ies america was helping saddam and talibans,in 1990-ies it was making war on them.americans are like aligators,good only to be used for making shoes.often americans here ask me what people abroad think of americans.what do they expect i will answer?people think you are garbage.you are not welcome.but,hey,you can still have garages full of chinese crap.

      June 18, 2011 at 12:56 pm | Reply
      • Sick of the Crap

        You are very sick. Go take your meds!

        June 19, 2011 at 7:55 pm |
  34. Artie2

    Anwar is a Lackey. Anwar a-Laugh-y. He and ZawaHAIRY are next.
    (crosshairs locked....... fire when ready.......)

    June 17, 2011 at 3:32 pm | Reply
    • bajazit

      big words for someone owing $48.000 per person,plus individual debt,like $10.000 per person.

      June 18, 2011 at 1:02 pm | Reply
      • Iuna

        That's...not much really. Individually, most anyone could pay that themselves, monthly. Do you have that period in the right spot?

        I'm absolutely disgusted with some of the comments here, namely Cheeseroll's (am I supposed to take that name seriously?) You're in favor of slaughtering and torturing an entire religious group of millions and millions of people and children, based on the actions of the few? You think that because a few Muslims have attacked us, now ALL of them should be mercilessly killed just because of their religion? Your post just screams "This lunatic is a sociopath". I hate to do the standard internet cliche of bringing up Hitler (especially when you've already done it, you pig) but that is exactly the mindset he had when he murdered all those people. Murder is NEVER right or justified. We have no right to decide who "deserves" to live or die.

        June 19, 2011 at 1:12 am |
      • jred

        Big Words coming from someone who's debt is measured in camels, baja=zit. Consider yourself a blemish on society's ass.

        June 30, 2011 at 4:20 pm |
  35. jackson

    and this is news? Come on CNN..you can do better than that.

    June 17, 2011 at 3:15 pm | Reply

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