Dokku Umarov, the leader of the Islamic Caucasus Emirate, al Qaeda's affiliate in the Caucasus, was thought to have been killed last fall but has since reemerged. You can read a translation of his latest statement here, or watch his video here.Probably related:
Two days ago, the US State Department designated Doku Umarov, the top leader of the al Qaeda-linked Caucasus Emirate, as a global terrorist under under Presidential Executive Order 13224.
The designation allows the US to freeze Umarov's assets, prevents him from using financial institutions, and prosecute him for terrorist activities.[Read more..]
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Cross posted at the Jawa Report