Yet the outgoing disaster-in-chief is letting his father’s bodyguards be transferred out of GITMO.
Osama bin Laden’s son Hamza has been designated a terrorist by the U.S. State Department
Hamza bin Laden (right, in 2001), one of Osama bin Laden’s (left) sons, has been designated a terrorist by the U.S.
- On Thursday, the State Department announced that Hamza bin Laden has been added to its global terrorist black list
- Hamza, believed to be in his mid 20s, is the son of assassinated al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden – the architect of the 9/11 attacks
- In 2015, a senior leader of al Qaeda revealed that Hamza had joined the terrorist group’s ranks
- Hamza has appeared in propaganda tapes for the group, calling for lone wolf attacks against the West and Saudi Arabia
One of Osama bin Laden’s sons has been designated a terrorist by the United States.
On Thursday, the U.S. State Department added Hamza bin Laden, believed to be in his mid 20s, to its list of global terrorists after confirming he had followed in his father’s footsteps to join al Qaeda.
Al Qaeda senior leader Ayman al-Zawahiri released a tape in August 2015, claiming that Hamza had joined the group. In the audio message, Hamza himself spoke and called for lone wolf attacks in Washington, DC, Paris and Tel Aviv.