Reuters reports that if Al Qaeda were in a position to do so, the terrorist organization would use Pakistan's nuclear weapons against the United States:
"God willing, the nuclear weapons will not fall into the hands of the Americans and the mujahideen would take them and use them against the Americans," Mustafa Abu al-Yazid, the leader of al Qaeda in Afghanistan, said in an interview with Al Jazeera television.
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Asked about the group's plans, the Egyptian militant leader said: "The strategy of the (al Qaeda) organization in the coming period is the same as in the previous period: to hit the head of the snake, the head of tyranny -- the United States
Mustafa Abu al-Yazid's statement is another reminder why President Obama is wrong to back away from the War On Terror.