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Iraqi agents on trial in U.S., Iraq
Regime of Terror ^ | 8.01.06 | Mark Eichenlaub

Posted on 07/31/2006 10:11:05 PM PDT by ikez78

Samir Vincent's ongoing court case exemplifies the underreported story of Saddam Hussein's agents who were operating inside the United States in the years prior to the U.S.-led invasion of Iraq.

Vincent's trial involves the Oil for Food scandal and implicates the Iraqi agent in attempting to buy off pro-Iraq (pre-invasion) sentiments within the U.S. government and the United Nations on behalf of Baghdad. The FBI's press release details Vincent's admission of guilt as an unregistred Iraqi agent and is available here.

ShaabanAnother recently concluded trial is that of Shaaban Hafiz Ahmad Ali Shaaban (pictured right).

Shaaban, who had met with Mukhabarat agents in Iraq in 2002, was convicted for acting as an "unregistered agent for the Saddam Hussein regime" inside the United States. In the years before his capture, Shaaban had:

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Foreign Affairs; Government; News/Current Events; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: iraq; jihadinamerica; mukhabarat; prequel; saddam; samirvincent; sleeperagents; terrortrials; waronterror

1 posted on 07/31/2006 10:11:06 PM PDT by ikez78
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To: ikez78

Gee, wouldn't it be nice if they talked to some of the Iraqi agents who helped Tim McVeigh take down the Murrah building?


2 posted on 07/31/2006 10:12:18 PM PDT by doug from upland (Stopping Hillary should be a FreeRepublic Manhattan Project)
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To: ash-housewares; Peach; jveritas; jwalsh07; ladyinred; EQAndyBuzz; Marine_Uncle; ...

PING


3 posted on 07/31/2006 10:13:11 PM PDT by ikez78 (www.regimeofterror.com)
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To: doug from upland

right on.


4 posted on 07/31/2006 10:16:34 PM PDT by bobby.223
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To: ikez78
attempting to buy off pro-Iraq (pre-invasion) sentiments within the U.S. government

One wonders what this will turn up.

5 posted on 07/31/2006 10:18:47 PM PDT by coconutt2000 (NO MORE PEACE FOR OIL!!! DOWN WITH TYRANTS, TERRORISTS, AND TIMIDCRATS!!!! (3-T's For World Peace))
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To: doug from upland

Yes!


6 posted on 07/31/2006 10:20:50 PM PDT by Just A Nobody (NEVER AGAIN..Support our Troops! www.irey.com and www.vets4Irey.com - Now more than Ever!)
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To: coconutt2000

Published reports have already linked him to Jimmy Carter.


7 posted on 07/31/2006 10:59:42 PM PDT by gov_bean_ counter (There are only a few absolute truths in life, everything else is just an opinion.)
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To: gov_bean_ counter

You are referring to Vincent?


8 posted on 07/31/2006 11:08:48 PM PDT by ikez78 (www.regimeofterror.com)
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To: ikez78

Yes.


9 posted on 07/31/2006 11:54:28 PM PDT by gov_bean_ counter (There are only a few absolute truths in life, everything else is just an opinion.)
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To: ikez78

Interesting. Mind not ticking yet, getting ready for work.


10 posted on 08/01/2006 4:35:02 AM PDT by Marine_Uncle (Honor must be earned)
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To: ikez78
Shaaban, who had met with Mukhabarat agents in Iraq in 2002, was convicted for acting as an "unregistered agent for the Saddam Hussein regime" inside the United States.

You know, you and a few dozen other reporters are doing actual investigative work. The rest of them are coasting. Good job.

11 posted on 08/01/2006 4:49:53 AM PDT by Peach (Prayers for Israel and all who love her.)
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To: gov_bean_ counter

I think he's been linked to a number of U.S. figures. I didnt figure Saddam had any agents in the U.S. prewar until finding those cases.


12 posted on 08/01/2006 5:58:59 AM PDT by ikez78 (www.regimeofterror.com)
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