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Posted on 06/05/2006 3:16:03 PM PDT by STARWISE
Williams worked with authorities on al-Qaida links
When Canadian law enforcement authorities busted a Toronto terrorist plot with al-Qaida connections, they acted with the benefit of briefings and research developed by American investigator Paul L. Williams, author of the new WND Books release "Dunces of Doomsday: 10 Blunders that Gave Rise to Radical Islam."
Canadian police last Friday arrested 17 suspected Islamic terrorists, mostly in Toronto, who were allegedly planning to unleash a string of attacks in Ontario in retaliation for the country's support of the U.S. in the War on Terror.
Williams has long been investigating the link between terrorist operatives and Canada's McMaster University. Williams' research has unveiled a complex, highly connected group of radical Islamic professors many of whom earned their advanced degrees from McMaster strategically recruiting radical Islamic jihadists and converted sympathizers who enrolled as students under aliases for terrorist training and to steal radioactive material from the university.
In late May, Williams traveled to Canada to investigate his McMaster University findings. By his third day in Ontario, Williams was a guest of the government "because of the leads I was providing to the Ontario police," he says.
"When I spoke to the Ontario police, they were investigating some of the students, and I was investigating the faculty," he said. "You have a virulent nest of al-Qaida operatives who have been there since 1996.
(Excerpt) Read more at worldnetdaily.com ...
This so eerie for me. I was born in Kingston, home to two of the terrorists, and my parents met there while attending Queens University. It's a beautiful city, smaller than most but just lovely. My mom attended teacher's college at McMaster, and exactly a year ago, I was there on a philosophy conference. Another beautiful city...
It is possible that Shukrijumah used Vitolo's identification.
But they aren't one and the same, IMO.
I hope Vitolo sues Williams and everyone involved in propagating the story for every penny they have.
Yep...you must have heard him too. God help us indeed.
2001 : (TORONTO, CANADA : HASSAN ALMREI & NABIL AL MARABH SHARE AN APARTMENT - See AL QAEDA, BIN LADEN) Hassan Almrei, 28, is a Syrian national like [Nabil] Al-Marabh. Almrei has been [as of Jan 31, 2002] declared a "threat to national security" by Canada's National Intelligence Service and is being deported. Authorities say Almrei's honey and perfume business in the Middle East, helped finance Osama bin Laden's terrorist network. Last year , the two men [Hassan Almrei & Nabil Al-Marabh] lived in an apartment in a Toronto high rise where Almrei's name is still on the directory. "This is one of the addresses that did come up in our investigation and we thought that there might be some evidence in one of those residences that might assist us in our investigation," said Constable Howard Adams, Royal Canadian Mounted Police. Following 9-11, Canadian investigators raided the apartment. Authorities say they confiscated computers and disks that held information about bin Laden, diagrams of plane cockpits and military weapons, and copies of passports and official ID's. ------ "Chicago's Ties to Terrorism," Chuck Goudie, ABC7 I-Team , Part 1 aired jan 31, 2002 , part 2 aired feb 1, 2002 http://abclocal.go.com/wls/news/013102_ss_tiestoterrorism.html.
FEBRUARY 15, 2005 : (TORONTO, CANADA : PEARSON AIRPORT : ZAYNAB KHADR RETURNS, MOUNTIES SEIZE A LAPTOP FROM HER WHICH CONTAINED CLIPS OF BIN LADEN CALLING FOR THE MURDER OF AMERICANS - See TORONTO CELL, OSAMA BIN LADEN) Zaynab Khadr claims she didnt know that terrorist Osama bin Laden would attend her wedding in Pakistan. Now the 25-year-old says she didnt know clips of bin Ladens voice calling for the killing of Americans were on the laptop computer seized by the RCMP at Pearson airport when she returned to Canada last February .
----(Excerpt) Read more at canadafreepress.com ..."RCMP allege clips of Bin Laden's voice on confiscated laptop," by Judi McLeod, Canada Free Press, June 15, 2005
(Islamic Call is Libyan in origin - don't forget Abdurahman Alamoudi's Libyan money gathering thing- he's the guy who was in tight with Sami Al Arian in Florida and his family is involved in the Joe Wilson Plame CIA leak thing via the Rock Creek Corp. ) Jamaat al Muslimeen members were involved in an effort to smuggle guns in Miami.
OCTOBER 15, 2004
TDD (202) 514-1888
ABDURAHMAN ALAMOUDI SENTENCED TO JAIL
IN TERRORISM FINANCING CASE
WASHINGTON, D.C. - A U.S. citizen has been sentenced to 23 years in jail on charges related to his activities in the United States and abroad with nations and organizations that have ties to terrorism, the Department of Justice announced today.
Aldurahman M. Alamoudi, a naturalized U.S. citizen who was born in Eritrea, was sentenced to 276 months in jail by District Judge Claude M. Hilton in federal court in Alexandria, Virginia, this morning. On July 30, 2004, Alamoudi pleaded guilty to three federal offenses: one count of violating the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (IEEPA), which imposes terrorism-related sanctions prohibiting unlicensed travel to and commerce with Libya; one count of false statements made in his application for naturalization; and a tax offense involving a long-term scheme to conceal from the IRS his financial transactions with Libya and his foreign bank accounts and to omit material information from the tax returns filed by his charities.
As part of a plea agreement, Alamoudi agreed to cooperate fully and truthfully in any and all investigations, including an ongoing investigation into a plot to assassinate an ally in the war against terrorism. Under the terms of that plea agreement, Alamoudi also agreed that he should be sentenced under the terrorism provision of the federal sentencing guidelines, and he agreed to forfeit all proceeds from his illegal dealings with Libya, which total at least $910,000, including $340,000 seized from him in the United Kingdom.
Alamoudi became a naturalized citizen in 1996. He is the founder and former executive director of the American Muslim Council (AMC), the founder of the American Muslim Foundation (AMF), and was an influential member of other Islamic political and charitable organizations.
1996 late or early 1997 : (ALMARABH ENTERS THE US FROM CANADA- See DETROIT CELL, TORONTO CELL, BOSTON CELL, TAMPA CELL) Almarabh's Vietnamese-born wife, Huyn T. Van, told the New York Times that her husband entered the U.S. from Canada in late 1996 or early 1997. ...Almarabh's wife said he told her he was Iraqi and that his mother and two brothers live in Kuwait. She said Almarabh was questioned by the FBI in Boston in August. ------- "IN CUSTODY IN DETROIT: Shadowy new name emerges in probe ; Jilali may be responsible for fake IDs; 3 Detroit suspects stay jailed , " BY JACK KRESNAK AND JIM SCHAEFER, [DETROIT] FREE PRESS STAFF WRITERS , September 22, 2001 Sat
Perhaps Laurie Mylorie might find that a familiar thing like with the 1993 WTC ringleaders, one of whom appeared to have questionable ID obtained during Iraqi occupation of Kuwait.
JUNE 29, 2001 : (CANADA : IMMIGRATION HEARING : ALMARABH REFUSES TO ANSWER QUESTIONS ABOUT HIS CITIZENSHIP- GETS UPSET AT THE SUGGESTION HE MIGHT BE DEPORTED TO SUDAN - See DETROIT CELL ) When asked by Canadian Immigration Officer John Glengarry what country he was a citizen of, Almarabh said, "I'm stateless," according to a transcript of a June 29 immigration hearing. He later told Canadian authorities that he was born in Kuwait to parents who were from Syria. Published reports have said Almarabh's mother was Palestinian and his father was a Syrian running a business in Kuwait. [* My note: His wife says he told her he was Iraqi with relatives in Kuwait] Almarabh told Canadian authorities that he would not leave their country. When an officer suggested he may have to be deported to Sudan, Almarabh became upset and said, "I won't leave." It is unclear from the transcript why he might be deported to Sudan. Almarabh told the officer to "put me back in a cell so I can die," according to the transcript. ------- "IN CUSTODY IN DETROIT: Shadowy new name emerges in probe ; Jilali may be responsible for fake IDs; 3 Detroit suspects stay jailed , " BY JACK KRESNAK AND JIM SCHAEFER, [DETROIT] FREE PRESS STAFF WRITERS , September 22, 2001 Sat
Nabil al Marabh was born in Kuwait in 1966. In the late 1980s, he [Nabil al Marabh] moved to Massachusetts and took a driver's job at the Boston Cab Company. Using that city as a base of operations, he almost immediately began establishing multiple "residences"--and acquiring multiple identification documents--there, in Florida, in Toronto, and eventually in Detroit.
Al Marabh also, probably in 1994, spent some time in a terrorist training camp in Afghanistan; he later showed his sometime Boston girlfriend, Laura Phillips, photographs of the place.
In Afghanistan al Marabh met Raed M. Hijazi, whom he brought back to Boston and found work for at the cab company. The two men lived together briefly, until Hijazi moved in with yet another Boston Cab employee, Bassam Kanj. Kanj would later be killed while leading an al Qaeda attack against a Lebanese army division in the mountains outside Tripoli. Hijazi is the millennium bomb plotter mentioned by the Post. Al Marabh is known to have made thousands of dollars in overseas wire transfers to Hijazi as that plot was being planned.
-------- "Due Process for Terrorists?," by David Tell, for the Editors , The Weekly Standard, 07/01/2002, Volume 007, Issue 41
TORONTO - The FBI in Chicago has arrested a man named Nabil al-Marabh, a Boston cab driver who lived in Toronto for six years and was charged in Canada with carrying a fake passport. But there are at least two other Toronto connections. CBC News reported earlier this week that two Egyptian men are in custody in Toronto, accused by the Canadian Security Intelligence Service of being members of a terrorist organization. Now CBC News has learned that CSIS has given evidence to the Federal Court that seeks to link these men to the extremist group Al Jihad, to Osama bin Laden, and even to Iraqi intelligence.
The evidence comes from court records in the 1999 case of Mahmoud Jaballah, a father of six who's being held in maximum security in Toronto. According to Jaballah's testimony, he's a devout Islamic teacher, but with a curious history. He says he was "persecuted" in his native Egypt, arrested seven times, then fled to Saudi Arabia on a pilgrimage, then to Pakistan, then to Yemen on a false Iraqi passport. Jaballah testified: "I thought to leave Pakistan with a false passport and I travelled from there to Yemen." He testified he had come from Iraq. Finally, Jaballah came to Canada on a false Saudi passport in May 1996. He won refugee status, saying he'd worked in Pakistan for the International Islamic Relief Organization. But CSIS says that organization is linked to Osama bin Laden. The purported link is a man called Ayman Zawahiri. Zawahiri is on the FBI's terrorism watch list and he's said by Israeli intelligence to be a key contact for bin Laden's Al Qaeda organisation with Iraqi intelligence. Jaballah's lawyer says his client is in jail while none of these allegations have been proved. Jaballah won't get a hearing on all that until the end of October. ------- "More Toronto connections to terror attacks," CBC News [Canada], Last Updated Fri, 21 Sep 2001 15:51:17 EDT
In several conversations with the [Ottawa] Citizen since his nephew's arrest, Ahmad Shehab, a Toronto-based Islamic cleric and special adviser to the United Nations, has expressed shock. "He led an ordinary, normal life. He loved people and he loved animals. I pray for his innocence," Mr. Shehab told the Citizen last night. "He's just a kid. Nobody would let him know any secrets. He is the last person on earth that would be involved with terrorism," Mr. Shehab said.
---- "Canada released 'key' al-Qaeda operative: Freed on bail in July, man held in Chicago is accused of having ties to suicide pilots," by Gary Dimmock, The Ottawa Citizen, 2001.10.17- via http://www.sfn.saskatoon.sk.ca/~ab133/Archives/Digests/v04n200-299/v04-n202.txt
You just knew I was going to get the UN inolved some way... =:-O
You're on a roll.
I scanned your posts/pings.
Keep on going.
I'm in the middle of searching stuff and then
I'll go back and read all your posts.
No mention was made at the hearing that the uncle [of Nabil alMarabh], Ahmed Shehab, shared control of the school with Mahmoud Jaballah, a man Canadian authorities had long suspected to be associated with an Egyptian terrorist group. When Jaballah was arrested in Toronto last August for being in Canada with forged immigration papers, documents filed in court by the Canadian Security Intelligence Service stated that he was a member of the extremist group Al Jihad, and had supported and ''will engage in terrorism.''-------- http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/fr/548211/posts
Interesting that Shukrijumah is back in the news this week:
Fitz - yes, we know him well -
2002 late : (FITZ DRAFTS INDICTMENT AGAINT NABIL AL MARABH BUT DOJ DECLINES TO PROSECUTE) In late 2002, U.S. Attorney Patrick Fitzgerald drafted an indictment against al-Marabh on multiple counts of making false statements in his interviews with FBI agents. Justice headquarters declined prosecution. Fitzgerald then tracked down [Ahmed Y. ] Ashwas, the Jordanian who had spent time with al-Marabh in a federal detention cell in 2002.
So, after Fitz gets ahold of Ashwas [Ashwas was a Jordanian informant who told the FBI in Chicago what he had heard from Nabil alMarabh while they were in prison]...
Ashwas tells what he learned from Nabil alMarabh, which amounts to this:
Al-Marabh said he aided [Millenium plotter] Raed Hijazi's flight from authorities and sent him money. Hijazi was a Boston cab driver convicted in Jordan for plotting to blow up a hotel in Amman in 1999, according to FBI and Justice documents. Al-Marabh and Hijazi were roommates at Afghan training camps and later in the United States.
A mystery figure in Chicago, known only as "al Mosul," asked al-Marabh to attend a driving school in Detroit with Arabic instructors so he could get a commercial truck driver's licence.
Al-Marabh said he and Hijazi planned to steal a fuel truck and detonate it in the heavily travelled Lincoln or Holland tunnels, but the plan was foiled when Hijazi was arrested. [New York Tunnel Plot]
Al-Marabh acknowledged he had distributed money as much as $200,000 U.S. a month to various training camps in Afghanistan in the early 1990s. ----- FBI: Terror suspect plotted fuel attack ; Al-Marabh planned to blow up tunnel ; Jail informant reported `martyr' bid JOHN SOLOMON ASSOCIATED PRESS
[* My note: Notice the line I put in bold about "al Mosul?" I don't know Arabic but given that the tag "al Tikriti" seems to mean someone came from Hussein's hometown of Tikrit, and "al Amreeki" means some wannabe jihadi yankee came from the USA, if I'm not being too bold I would think this "al Mosul" means "of Mosul," as in the Iraqi city of Mosul... but one news report by John Solomon of AP says "al Mosul" just means "boss" and doesn't mention it might mean the mystery guy in Chicago who told Nabil al Marabh to go to trucking school is from Mosul, Iraq.]
Thank you for that link