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Our -- Bret Baier earlier shared some information from sources at the National Counterterrorism Center.
Indicating that at least one of these Brothers may have posted videos online praising al-Qaeda.
And its war on the west.
Steve Emerson has been with us all week he is -- terrorism expert and he has been looking into.
The online postings that we believe belong to -- two men Steve what can you tell us.
One of the brother actually both Brothers had YouTube channels in the United States they'll said YouTube channels in Russia but the ones in the United States.
We examined about half of the -- -- two videos they posted.
Seven or an English -- -- learn Russian most of them are an Arabic it is clear to me.
But based on these videos which feature bin Laden.
Which feature called -- irritations to kill Americans Jews Christians.
Which feature expectations to conquer.
The world and -- at cal -- these are not Checchi and directed only.
Primarily against all non Muslims.
Very similar to the al-Qaeda videos we've seen.
In years -- past so it shows that there pan Arab pan Islamic Nationalists.
Or Islamic terrorists not necessarily.
Interested only in -- -- liberation.
The videos are quite vicious in terms of their major occasions to kill infidels and the and images that -- interest based.
Are extremely bloody I mean he's a bloody types of videos.
That -- she's out of Afghanistan when we -- Afghanistan back in 200320022001.
So why are you -- -- these videos attributable we believe at this point.
To the younger brother to -- -- still searching for or to the older brother camera.
Beazer attributed to the older brother.
That he he had posted 22 the other -- -- -- for.
But they're very similar in terms of their content.
Some of them -- Russian is well -- mean we've been getting them translated.
And the the language is I mean I'm looking at them right now.
For example congratulations of those you suffer who go through martyrdom.
We appreciate and demand that those who fight the infidels.
Will endure martyrdom and they know that they will get religious.
Eggs and -- -- religious salvation.
Once they go through martyrdom in killing the -- -- That's typical of their of very much a very much of the rest of the videos that we saw and again there edited so that we had pictures.
Of bloody scenes like we saw in Afghanistan.
-- G -- fighters against the Russians and against Americans.
I have some of these videos myself that you shared with us prior to the broadcast and they are extremely dark and they have the you know the the Arabic music and they have.
What appear to be jihadist fighters on them.
The question is though.
Are they are where they posted recently can you get any source of any any feeling fourth timeline.
When you look at those videos and when they're opposed to Steve because.
-- from what we've been hearing all day.
These two it's you know for much of their -- were were relatively normal kids but something appears to have happened.
Right suddenly and it looks like they're posted in the last three years.
You could see the number of viewers very few relatively the most that we -- was 5000 some only view were viewed 1000 times.
But clearly -- -- making a message to in the morning to express a message.
That they are totally sympathize with the jihadist cause these -- artists they were not just Checchi is separatists.
They -- they identify as being tiger.
Entire jihadist cause and I'm surprised actually that they didn't have plans to get away earlier that they -- them they got caught up.
In in staying in the Cambridge area obviously they had no idea they're being video.
I was also divided by the fact that they -- cash that they forced you know a driver to withdraw money from an ATM machine you'd think they would have had enough cash on hand.
To leave the area -- even leave the country.
But nevertheless these videos are very telling.
In terms of their ideological.
Intense and what they've truly believed in.
And it as you pointed out.
They came they did -- -- action the family came here -- over a decade ago under asylum.
They then came later and because of immigration laws if a family member radius here under asylum.
Rest of the family members are entitled to automatically come here under asylum as well.
They -- had been secular but they talked about becoming more religious in some of their post -- a FaceBook postings and then they talked about becoming Muslim.
Muslim only and is one fill in the talks about establishing the cal fate.
And they use the flag of al-Qaeda as well as his but terrier that's the Islamic liberation party the -- the Islamic -- fate to be established throughout the entire world's -- then it's.
There are some reports we have not yet -- them but there are some reports by other news organizations that the older brother took some trip.
Within the past six months we don't know whether that's the case but we know that the authorities have confirmed to us directly they're looking into that they're checking passport records.
And if the older brother or or both Brothers one -- both Brothers went overseas.
At any point since entering the United States and in particular over the past six months over the past three years as you -- -- when the postings began.
That will give them a direct trail to pursue in terms of any possible international connection.
That's true it back and -- this morning.
When I spoke to a a government official who is in an agency that monitors and and has registration.
Of all travel overseas they see the passports they see the -- the immigration stamps base -- the ones that the applications for traveling overseas.
Especially if you get asylum -- not automatically entitled to travel overseas so.
And it did they -- at least on one of the Brothers there was no travel overseas at all so that would at least in terms of that brother I can't tell you which under the I don't know.
I won't know until I get off the air here to find out.
What country the other one may have gone too but the least that the first brother did not go overseas so he was radicalized here.
While all right Steve much more with you as the show continues you thank you very much for your insights I want to tell you two things.
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