Adam Gadahn arrested

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Al-Qaeda Yank Rips 'Snake Obama'

Gadahn skewers 'declining empire' of his homeland

(Newser) - America's homegrown al-Qaeda spokesman blasts "snakelike" Barack Obama in his latest video posted on Islamic web sites. Turbanned Adam Gadahn, born and and raised on the West Coast as Adam Pearlman, rips US "aggression and interference" in Afghanistan, Pakistan, Yemen and Somalia, and accuses the nation of running... More »

American Arrested in Pakistan Not al-Qaeda Honcho

Officials now say they haven't detained Adam Gadahn

(Newser) - The American militant arrested in Pakistan yesterday is not Adam Gadahn, as previously reported by Pakistani intelligence officials. "Our initial impression was that the guy was Gadahn but that information now looks incorrect," an official told Reuters . Both the al-Qaeda spokesman and the detained American have been known... More »

Pakistan: We Nabbed US-Born al-Qaeda Honcho

Adam Gadahn had released video praising Fort Hood shooter

(Newser) - Pakistani intelligence officers say they have arrested Adam Gadahn, the American-born spokesman for al-Qaeda who was featured in a 25-minute video posted today calling for Muslim members of the armed services to carry out Fort Hood-style attacks. Speaking on condition of anonymity, two officers and a government official say Gadahn... More »

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