Skip to comments.Report: Hamza bin Laden, Osama’s Son and Potential Successor, Is Dead
Posted on 07/31/2019 12:24:04 PM PDT by SeekAndFind
The U.S. has received intelligence that suggests Osama bin Ladens son and potential successor, Hamza, is dead, NBC News reported Wednesday.
The three U.S. intelligence officials who spoke with NBC declined to share when, where, or how the younger bin Laden died, and would not say whether the U.S. was at all involved.
The news, if confirmed, would dispel fears widely-held in the intelligence community that Hamza bin Laden was poised to succeed his father as the spiritual and tactical leader of al-Qaedas global jihadist movement.
Born around 1989, Hamza bin Laden traveled with his father to Afghanistan in 1996 and appeared regularly in al-Qaeda propaganda videos. Hamza was not present when Navy Seals raided Osama bin Ladens Abbottabad compound in 2011 and killed Osama following a global manhunt that began after the al-Qaeda-orchestrated 9/11 attacks. But documents found on at the compound indicated that Osama bin Laden was grooming his son for a leadership role in the terror group.
In his last public statement, issued by al-Qaedas propaganda outlet in 2018, Hamza threatened Saudi Arabia and called on his followers to revolt against the regime over its ongoing cooperation with the U.S.
Citing Hamzas status as a an emerging al Qaeda leader who has threatened attacks against the United States and allies, the State Department announced in February a $1 million reward for any information on his whereabouts.
Did they dump his corpse into the ocean so nobody could question it, too?
Obama did it!
Obama did it!
He was a good boy. He loved his momma. He was working on his GED, and wanter to be a rapper. He like computer programming, and planned to marry the mother of his two children someday. Had an infectious smile and was loved by all the people in the neighborhood.
His goat will miss him.
Someone is getting a fat payday!!
And would probably give you the dishdasha off his back.
Am I wrong to say that a dead person is not a potential successor?
Where is the PARTY being held ??? Is it BYO?
The job’s not finished if he had kids.
“he three U.S. intelligence officials who spoke with NBC declined to share when, where, or how the younger bin Laden died....”
May he rest in pieces!
So who has been running Al Qaeda for the past eight years, if not Hamza?
Dead but we don’t have details. I’ll wait to see if his body winds up in Fort Marcy Park.
Looks like some people did something back.
He hadn't already shot.
But he was building roads,schools and hospitals for the poor people!
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