Video shows bold outdoor Al Qaeda meeting

A video has surfaced on Islamist militant websites showing a large group of Al Qaeda fighters taking part in an outdoor meeting, Fox News confirmed.

According to the Washington Post, the video shows the terrorist network's second-in-command, Nasir al-Wuhayshi.

The video appears to be filmed earlier this year and shows roughly 100 armed fighters, the Wall Street Journal reported.  According to the Post, the backdrop appears to be a rugged and mountainous region.

CIA analysts and counterterrorism agencies are reportedly analyzing the video for clues to potential plots.

In the video, al-Wuhayshi, Al Qaeda's leader in Yemen, says the group remains focused on attacking the U.S.

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    The faces of some of the members are blurred out, which raises concern Al Qaeda was trying to protect identities of Western nation recruits.

    According to the Post, Wuhayshi is seen as a potential successor to Ayman Al-Zawahiri, who has led Al Qaeda since Usama bin Laden was killed in 2011.

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    Fox News' Justin Fishel contributed to this report.