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Posted on 06/22/2009 4:50:08 PM PDT by Cindy
Senior al Qaeda and Afghan Taliban leaders are reported to have met with Pakistani Taliban leader Baitullah Mehsud to advise him to move his group's operations into Afghanistan and halt attacks against the Pakistani state.
Several meetings were said to have been held last week after an 11-man delegation of al Qaeda and Taliban heavy hitters arrived in Waziristan to deliver a request from Mullah Omar, the Amir al Mumineen, or the leader of the faithful in Pakistan and Afghanistan, according to a report in The Nation.
The Taliban dispatched Sirajuddin Haqqani, the powerful military commander of the Haqqani Network, and Abdul Hakeem Sharaee and Mir Ahmad Jan Hashemi, two senior deputies of Mullah Abdullah Zakir, the Taliban's senior-most military commander in southern Afghanistan who was released from Guantanamo Bay.
Al Qaeda sent Abu Yahya Al Libi, one of al Qaeda's senior ideologues and a representative of the religious committee, and Abdul Haq Turkistani, the leader of the Eastern Turkistan Islamic Party, an al Qaeda-linked group that is made up of Uighurs who fight the Chinese government. Abdul Haq serves on al Qaeda's Shura Majlis, or executive council.
The joint Taliban and al Qaeda delegation reportedly advised Baitullah to halt the Pakistani Taliban's attacks against the military and government and to focus his energy in Afghanistan. The leaders believe Baitullah's terror attacks against the Pakistani state are putting undue pressure on the Taliban in both Pakistan and Afghanistan and threaten to damage the overall Taliban movement.
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You mean to tell me they were all in one spot and.....aw, hell.
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Yep, a big spot.
Good. Get them all together in one “sura” or “jorga” and blow the hell out of them.
Predators - “lock and load”.
More info about Zakir...
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Ex-Guantanamo Prisoner ‘Now a Taliban Leader’
The Herald ^ | 3/12/09
Posted on March 11, 2009 11:47:16 PM PDT by nickcarraway
A FORMER Guantanamo detainee has become the Taleban’s operations officer in southern Afghanistan where he is launching attacks against British and American troops, it was reported last night.
Adbullah Ghulam Rasoul was handed over to the Afghan government in December 2007, which in turn released him. Intelligence officials said he is now known as Mullah Abdullah Zakir and is working as a senior commander.
British officials said they believed Rasoul was behind a rise in road-side bombings against British troops since spring 2008 when he was released from prison in Kabul.
A spokeswoman for the Ministry of Defence said she could not comment on “intelligence matters”.
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Treasury Targets Leader of Group Tied to Al Qaida
TREAS.GOV - UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY ^ | April 20, 2009 | n/a
Posted on April 21, 2009 12:26:27 AM PDT by Cindy
April 20, 2009 TG-92
“Treasury Targets Leader of Group Tied to Al Qaida”
SNIPPET: “Washington, DC The U.S. Department of the Treasury today targeted al Qaida’s support network by designating Abdul Haq, the overall leader and commander of the Eastern Turkistan Islamic Party (ETIP), a terrorist organization designated under E.O. 13224 for its support to al Qaida. E.O. 13224 targets terrorists and those providing financial, technological, or material support to terrorists or acts of terrorism by freezing the assets of designated persons and prohibiting transactions with them. This Treasury action follows a decision by the United Nations Security Council’s 1267 Committee to place Haq on its list of persons associated with Usama bin Laden, al Qaida, or the Taliban and subject to sanctions by UN member states.
“Abdul Haq commands a terror group that sought to sow violence and fracture international unity at the 2008 Olympic Games in China,” said Stuart Levey, Treasury Under Secretary for Terrorism and Financial Intelligence. “Today, we stand together with the world in condemning this brutal terrorist and isolating him from the international financial system.”
Abdul Haq, aka Maimaitiming Maimaiti, is the overall leader and commander of the Eastern Turkistan Islamic Party (ETIP), a.k.a. the Eastern Turkistan Islamic Movement (ETIM). The UN 1267 Committee added ETIP to its Consolidated List of individuals and entities associated with al Qaida or the Taliban on September 11th, 2002.
As ETIP overall leader, Abdul Haq raised funds, recruited new members and further developed the terrorist organization. In early January 2008, Haq directed ETIP’s military commander to attack various Chinese cities, particularly focusing on the cities holding the Olympic Games. Under Haq, trained terrorists planned to sabotage the Olympic Games by conducting terrorist attacks within China before the Olympics began.
Since late 2007, Abdul Haq sent terrorists to the Middle East to raise funds and buy explosive materials for terrorist attacks against Chinese targets outside China. Abdul Haq became the leader of ETIP following the death of the previous ETIP leader in October 2003. As of 2005, Haq was also a member of al Qaida’s Shura Council.
Name: Abdul Haq AKA: Abdul Heq AKA: Abuduhake AKA: Abdulheq Jundullah AKA: Abd Al-Haq AKA: Maimaitiming Maimaiti AKA: Memetiming Memeti AKA: Memetiming Aximu AKA: Memetiming Qekeman AKA: Maimaiti Iman AKA: Maiumaitimin Maimaiti AKA: Abdul Saimaiti AKA: Muhammad Ahmed Khaliq AKA: Muhelisi AKA: Qerman AKA: Saifuding DOB: October 10, 1971 POB: Chele County, Khuttan Area, Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region, China Nationality: Chinese”
damn, that meeting would have been a great target.
“Pakistani aircraft pound Taliban in South Waziristan”
By BILL ROGGIOJune 22, 2009 4:28 PM
SNIPPET: “The Pakistani Air force continues to pound Taliban positions in South Waziristan as ground forces prepare for the ground assault against Taliban leader Baitullah Mehsud.
Since Sunday, more than 30 Taliban fighters and civilians have been reported killed during air and artillery strikes in Baitullah’s tribal areas. Most of today’s strikes were in response to Taliban military assaults on bases in both North and South Waziristan.”
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SNIPPET: “Mehsud’s growing influence is of particular concern to Western policymakers because Pakistan represents the gravest general security threat to the international community — the prospect of a nuclear-armed al Qaeda. Keeping Pakistan’s nuclear weapons out of the hands of Islamist extremists is contingent on a stable Pakistani state, and Mehsud is the one man perhaps most capable of destabilizing it.”
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