A message from the ?Military Shoura Commission, Leader of the Eastern Front, Leader of al-Ansar Mujahideen in Chechnya,? posted to a jihadist forum today, August 19, 2005, claims the beginning of attacks against Russian and American interests, stemming from the alleged aggression of the two parties upon the ?dignity of Islam and Muslims in Chechnya, Palestine, Iraqi, Indonesia, Afghanistan, and other Muslim countries.?
The group promises to deliver a ?taste of death? during the month of Ramadan, which will be marked by ?suicidal operations in every corner of the globe.? The message could not be authenticated.
A full translation of the message is provided to our Intel Service members.