The U.S. anticipates al Qaeda 'threats of retaliation'
May 2nd, 2011
02:43 AM ET
3 years ago

The U.S. anticipates al Qaeda 'threats of retaliation'

(CNN) – The U.S. Department of Homeland Security expects "threats of retaliation" from al Qaeda in the aftermath of Osama bin Laden's death, a department official told CNN early Monday.

"We certainly anticipate threats of retaliation - this is an organization that declared war on the United States more than a decade ago - threats from al Qaeda are not a new phenomenon," the official said.

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  1. john omokhomIon

    A momentous,significant and welcome development.next efforts should be geared towards routing his key associates, dismantling his organisation and its likes worldwide.

    May 2, 2011 03:19 am at 3:19 am |
  2. diridi

    Security, please beef up the security....watch all on airports, sea ports, borders, white house visits....we need to protect our dear, very dear, president...God bless Obama....god bless usa....love,

    May 2, 2011 06:07 am at 6:07 am |