Chelsea bomb suspect’s blood-soaked diary full of ISIS praise
The image was shown at a House Homeland Security Committee hearing in Washington, in which Chairman Mike McCaul (R-Texas) read several excerpts from the book and revealed how the Afghan native drew inspiration from deceased Islamic State spokesman Abu Mohammad al-Adnani.
Rahami, 28, wrote that his guidance ultimately came from Adnani — who was one of the most prominent ISIS leaders before he was killed in Syria by an American airstrike last month.
He also cited comments Adnani made about Muslims in Western countries committing terrorist acts at home, rather than traveling to Syria.
“Guidance come Sheikh Anwar Brother Adnani Dawla. Said it clearly attack The Kuffar [nonbelievers] in their back yard,” Rahami wrote.