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Elizabeth Fox News exclusive for you an American grandfather.
-- his own war on terror.
A retired veteran claiming credit for a massive cyber attack.
I -- -- don't web sites this is a fascinating story chief intelligence correspondent Catherine Herridge joins us live this in Washington it's a -- and what we know about this man.
But -- you more than good morning -- his handle is the rapture and exclusive exchange with foxnews.com.
He claims to be a grandfather a former member of the military.
-- at least one kid on active duty and his Twitter account is active and he seems to take pride in the demise of these radical web sites.
That are the lifeblood of the new digital jihadist.
And worst 25 raptor -- it.
All three of Al qaeda's top tier web forums -- -- look -- -- and -- are would you dean are inaccessible tango down.
But as you I'm in a reference to Al qaeda's new leader.
And eight days ago -- seem to tweak the US counterterrorism community -- For years intelligence officials have relied on al-Qaeda -- to gather insights yet after all these years.
We're still at war and these web sites.
-- down for ten days that's one of the longest periods ever and -- claims his claims about who he is of course are impossible to independently verify -- Interesting so -- was the last time it is jihadist web sites where successfully -- to this extent.
Well it's been awhile when the first edition of the web magazine inspire was launched by al-Qaeda in Yemen.
The jihadist forums were attacked and we later confirmed.
That it was British intelligence to decided to scramble the magazine which is kind of like the Martha Stewart Living for would be suicide bombers.
And this latest disruption of the forums has meant a meltdown for radicals because the forests are used to spread the hateful ideology.
Of al-Qaeda -- 2.0 the new generation of American recruits.
Including -- to John from California.
Omar who mommy from Alabama and -- all of moxie -- the New Mexico born cleric who was killed by the CIA last September.
And what's interesting about raptor is that he seemed to subscribe to this view.
That it's -- -- to kill a man and quite another to kill his ideas and we have seen cases since I'll -- you step where his message has inspired homegrown terrorists here in the US.
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