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By Dennis Romero
The US State Department announced Thursday that it would pay up to a million dollars for information to locate bin Laden's bin Laden, Osama bin Laden's son.
The ministry's counter-terrorism program describes young bin Laden on Twitter as "an emerging al-Qaeda leader" who "threatened attacks against the United States and their allies".
US officials say that he called on supporters to retaliate against the capture and death of his father in Pakistan in 2011, at the hands of US Navy SEAL team members.
Bin Laden's threatening audio and video statements are on the Internet, according to the state department.
Letters seized in the compound where Osama bin Laden was tracked indicate that he was preparing Hamza bin Laden to take over the leadership of Al Qaeda, according to the US Department.
The young Bin Laden, about 30 years old, would be married to the daughter of the 9/11 brain, Mohammed Atta.
Under United Nations action on Thursday, member states are required to freeze Bin Laden's assets and ensure that he can not use them as points of travel, the roving ambassador of the D & D Department. State and coordinator of the fight against terrorism. Nathan A. Sales said in a statement posted on Twitter.
Deputy Secretary of State for Sales and State Department for Diplomatic Security Michael T. Evanoff announced the award.