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The niece of Osama bin Laden warned America could face another September 11-type attack if President Trump is not reelected in November.
Noor bin Ladin, whose family spells their last name differently than the terrorist mastermind behind the 9/11 attacks on the U.S., believes that the country will be in danger of another offensive if Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden scores a victory at the ballot box.
The 33-year-old who lives in Switzerland but thinks of herself as “an American at heart,” spoke in her first interview with the New York Post about the upcoming election and her staunch support of Trump.
“ISIS proliferated under the Obama/Biden administration, leading to them coming to Europe. Trump has shown he protects America and us by extension from foreign threats by obliterating terrorists at the root and before they get a chance to strike,” bin Ladin said.
“I have been a supporter of President Trump since he announced he was running in the early days in 2015. I have watched from afar and I admire this man’s resolve,” she added. “He must be reelected … It’s vital for the future of not only America, but western civilization as a whole.”
The daughter of Swiss author Carmen Dufour and Osama bin Laden’s older half-brother, Yeslam bin Ladin, Noor has been following issues across the Atlantic and said her favorite television show is Fox News’ “Tucker Carlson Tonight.”
She noted the shift in the Democratic Party as it has moved further to the left, calling out those like calling out Rep. Ilhan Omar who “actively hate” the U.S.
“You do have a situation now in America where you have people like Ilhan Omar who actively hate your country,” bin Ladin said.
“It’s an honor to be able to go and live in the United States and make the most out of all the opportunities,” she told The Post, reportedly choking up. “If she hates it so much why doesn’t she leave.”
She pointed to nearly two decades of terrorist attacks in Europe where she has lived, warning about the spread of radical ideology in the U.S. where she regularly would visit as she grew up.
“You look at all the terrorist attacks that have happened in Europe over the past 19 years. They have completely shaken us to the core … [Radical Islam] has completely infiltrated our society,” bin Ladin said. “In the US it’s very worrying that the left has aligned itself completely with the people who share that ideology.”
Though she has grown up in Switzerland and earned her bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Geneva, Noor bin Ladin was just 14 years old at the time of the deadly 9/11 attack on the U.S.
“I was so devastated. I had been going to the States with my mom several times a year from the age of three onwards. I considered the U.S. my second home,” she said, but added that she has not been attacked for her uncle’s deeds.
“I have not had a single bad experience with Americans despite the name that I carry. On the contrary, I was overwhelmed by their kindness and understanding,” she admitted.
She noted how she has been a Trump defender in her part of the world, and recounted a recent incident when she was confronted by someone in a grocery store because she was wearing a “Make America Great Again” hat.
“I am minding my own business and this woman in her late 50s charges toward me and starts speaking very loudly and aggressively to me,” she told The Post.
“She’s yelling at me and saying how can I be wearing this and Trump is the worst president ever and she’s basically dumping on my beloved president,” she added. “She told me three times, ‘You’re stupid.’ I kept my cool, and needless to say I kept my hat!”
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