• The ruling to kill the Americans and their allies - civilians and military - is an individual duty for every Muslim who can do it in any country in which it is possible to do it... to comply with Allah's order to kill the Americans and plunder their money wherever and whenever they find it. We also call on Muslim ulema, leaders, youths, and soldiers to launch the raid on Satan's U.S. troops and the devil's supporters allying with them...

    "Jihad Against Jews and Crusaders". Osama bin Laden's World Islamic Front Statement, first published in Al Quds Al Arabi, February 23, 1998.
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