Al-Qaeda supporters will use an Internet video to call for the use of biological, chemical, and nuclear weapons in a new attack on civilians in the West, reports ABC News. FBI officials have alerted US law enforcement of the tape, said a spokesman, but emphasized that there is no evidence of a specific plot.
Other analysts also downplayed the threat represented by the video, titled Nuclear Jihad, the Ultimate Terror, saying it was not issued by an official al-Qaeda organization. "These videos almost always are comprised of old footage that is edited together" and does "not qualify as an official message from al-Qaeda or any other group," said a rep from a US-based terrorism monitoring firm. (Read more Osama bin Laden stories.)