Interpol Issues International Wanted Alert for The White Widow

Posted on September 26, 2013

Interpol has issued an international wanted alert for British-born Samantha Lewthwaite for her role in the Kenyan mall attack. She has been dubbed the "White Widow." CNN reports that she is a suspected financier of the attack. Al-Shabaab has reportedly stated on a Twitter account that no women were involved in the horrific mall attack. Take a look:



Terrorism expert Peter Bergen doubts women were involved in the mall attack. He says the fact that they are misogynists makes it unlikely women would be executing the attack. He says they are happy to send women as suicide bombers, but finds it unlikely they would firing weapons alongside the terrorists. Take a look: