To do this, Storm turned to Facebook, and found ‘Aminah’ – who said she was a fan of Awlaki. But while successful in its early stages, the rest of the CIA’s plot was thwarted.He then orchestrated an exchange of previously unseen video messages between the two, and – despite an assassination order on Awlaki from the U. Scroll down for video The CIA plan, Morton says, was to plant a tracking device on Aminah’s luggage when she came to Yemen to meet her new husband – which would lead the agency directly to Awlaki’s hideout.He also played a role in the 2009 Fort Hood massacre and the failed plot by Faisal Shahzad to detonate an SUV filled with explosives on May 1, 2010.Participant in Iraq War (2003–2011), Iraqi insurgency, Syrian Civil War, Iraqi Civil War, Second Libyan Civil War, Boko Haram insurgency, War in North-West Pakistan, War in Afghanistan, Yemeni Civil War, and other conflicts The group has been designated a terrorist organisation by the United Nations as well as many international organizations and individual countries.I pray Allah guides to that which is best for you in this life and in the hereafter.And guides you to choose what is better for you regarding this proposal.’ Storm said Aminah burst into tears when after watching the video.In videos she sent to Awlaki, wearing a headscarf, she says: ‘I will accept everything that is needed to do now this way that I have chosen and inshallah Allah will help us.’ In another, with the headscarf removed, she says: ‘Brother, it’s me without the scarf, so you can see my hair.
Morton Storm, a Danish convert to Islam, was a trusted al-Qaeda associate when he was offered 0,000 by the CIA to find a wife for Awlaki – who already had two – in an effort to track him down.
He was handed a briefcase just outside Copenhagen, Denmark, containing 0,000. to Awlaki failed, the marriage ended up working out. But Aminah has reportedly taken up her husband’s cause, writing for the online terror magazine Inspire, which famously included the article, ‘How to Build a Bomb in the Kitchen of Your Mom.’ She also told al-Qaeda leaders that she would carry out a suicide mission in an act of revenge, but she was told not to.
When he asked the combination for the lock, he was told simply: ‘Try 007.’ But the plan to plant a tracking device on Aminah collapsed when she was contacted by al-Qaeda operatives, who told the woman to ditch her suitcase before meeting Awlaki. But their bond was cut short when Awlaki was killed in a U. Storm, who has come forward to Danish newspaper Jyllands-Posten, has said that he was a former Islamic supremacist before the Danish intelligence service PET convinced him to change sides and work for them and eventually the American CIA.
According to the newspaper report, in 2006, he had a dramatic and unexplained change of heart and was turned double agent by the Danish intelligence service, PET.
After five years, Storm claimed to have worked his way to the top of al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula’s inner circle and gained direct access to al-Awlaki.