AQAP in a statement posted to jihadi forum has taken responsibility for the attempted attack on an airliner.

Included in the statement is a photo of the attacker.

One thing that is important to note is the phrase in the statement in which AQAP claims that it will essentially take the gloves off and is saying it will target all non-Muslims in the Arabian Peninsula.

The statement also warns about more attacks like Nidal Hassan and the Fort Hood attacks.