Quotes of the Day

In this courtroom drawing, Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab, center, appears in U.S. District Judge Nancy Edmunds' courtroom in Detroit on Oct. 12, 2011
Thursday, Oct. 13, 2011

Open quoteParticipation in jihad against the United States is considered among the most virtuous of deeds in Islam and is highly encouraged in the Koran.Close quote

  • the accused underwear bomber, reading from a statement after pleading guilty to attempting to blow up a flight from Amsterdam to Detroit in 2009
Photo: Jerry Lemenu / AP | Source: Detroit News