al Qaeda in Yemen is actively recruiting English-speaking individuals according to intelligence officials in this Fox News report., Investigators say they are looking for people who are more like Americans, having been born in the United States or Canada. “Anyone who can fit in and not attract suspicion” is desirable to the terror network right now, said one official.
An investigative source also said that among those attracting attention by the intelligence community are women recruits. The next wave of terrorists may include Western women, possibly Canadian, with forged documents. The use of women would be seen an evolution in Al Qaeda's strategy from the failed Christmas Day attack by accused “underpants bomber” Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab.
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