Al-Qaida’s Ayman al-Zawahiri urges Pakistanis to revolt

Al-Qaida chief Ayman al-Zawahiri has called on Pakistanis to revolt against their government and military in a video posted on the Internet on Friday, U.S. monitors said.

In a 10-minute speech uploaded to jihadist forums, Zawahiri argued that the Pakistani authorities only represented U.S. interests, according to a statement from SITE Intelligence Group.

Zawahiri, shown standing in front of a green curtain, urged Pakistanis to follow the example of the Arab Spring as the military could not be expected to turn against America despite a deadly US strike on Pakistani troops in November.

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