Skip to comments.9/11 Hijackers Wanted To Avenge… Bosnia!
Posted on 09/08/2006 3:09:50 AM PDT by Sam Hill
By now you have probably heard of how Al Qaeda is celebrating the fifth anniversary of 9/11 by releasing previously unaired video of Bin Laden's meeting and preparations with some of the hijackers.
Here Aljazeera, which has aired some of the footage, provides some more information about the video's contents -- including some surprising details which our one party media will surely ignore:
Al-Qaeda video takes credit for 9/11
Friday 08 September 2006
A new videotape aired on Aljazeera television has shown Osama bin Laden and senior al-Qaeda members meeting some of the men who carried out the September 11 attacks against the US in 2001. The 90-minute video apparently shows bin Laden, the leader of al-Qaeda, taking part in the planning and preparation of the attacks that killed nearly 3,000 people...
The footage, first aired on Thursday, also shows Abu Hafsa al-Masri, al-Qaeda's then military leader, and Ramzi bin al-Shaiba, co-ordinator of the 9/11 attacks, meeting in al-Qaeda's training camps in Taliban controlled Afghanistan. The tape also says that a previous unknown Arab Islamist, Abu al-Turab al-Urduni, supervised the training for the attacks.
The video said the preparation for the attacks included not only flight training but also lessons in street-fighting and how to forge official documents.
The video also showed two of the 19 Islamists who took part in the attacks, Saudi nationals Hamza al-Ramdi and Wael el-Shemari. The men said that their actions were inspired by an urge to avenge the suffering of Muslims in Bosnia and Chechnya.
Ramzi bin al-Shaiba was captured by the US in 2002. He is now reportedly being held in Guantanamo Bay. Aljazeera has aired only three minutes of the tape.
Afghanistan training camp Parts of the tape show bin Laden - wearing a dark robe and white head gear - strolling through an Afghan training camp, greeting dozens of followers, some masked, some barefaced, many carrying automatic weapons. Aljazeera said that among those he greeted in the footage were several of the 9/11 hijackers but their faces were not clear, and it was not immediately known which ones were shown.
In one scene, bin Laden addresses the camera, calling on Muslims to support the hijackers. "I ask you to pray for them and to ask God to make them successful, aim their shots well, set their feet strong and strengthen their hearts," bin Laden said.
The comments were apparently filmed before the attacks but never before released. The footage also shows scenes of training at the camp.
The hijackers claimed they were going to fly airplanes into important buildings in New York and DC to "avenge the suffering of Muslims in Bosnia and Chechnya."
Never mind that the United States helped fight a war to try to protect the Muslim population in Bosnia. (In fact, we still have troops stationed there as peacekeepers.)
And never mind that Chechnya is the bailiwick of
the Soviet Union Russia and a matter we have no control over whatsoever.
Apparently the hijackers made no mention of any of the motives usually attributed to them. Such as their anger at the US presence in Saudi Arabia, or our support for Israel, or even their general hatred of Western decadence.
But of course we will never hear anything again about the 9/11 terrorists' actual motives. Not from the guardians of truth in our one party media.
They won't allow any rewrites of their version of 9/11.
An "Al Jazeera tells us the truth our media won't" ping.
They sold have hit the Clinton library and the UN.
I thought Klintoon put us on the Muslim's side in that little war. ???
It wasn't as much for the sake of the Muslims as the problem it was posing Europe as a whole. But who expects rationality out of the Balkans?
"I thought Klintoon put us on the Muslim's side in that little war. ???"
And you are right.
Perhaps a quick call to their political officer George Stephanopoulos.
And you are right.
When Muslims succeed, they are just emboldened. The fact that we would intercede for the Muslims in Bosnia demonstrated to the head-hacking SOBs the we would happily hold the knife to our own throats for their convenience.
It's that whole Strong Horse/Weak Horse thing. I can think of no way to demonstrate that we are a Weak Horse than to be intervening on the wrong side of the historical conflicts in the Balkans, but doing so in such a way that we will not risk even one American casualty. That whole episode was a perfect object lesson in the weakness and fecklessness of American policy.
Except maybe Cutting And Running from Mogadishu after we had one bad day.
And you are right.
We tried peace, we got 9/11
Someone tell Bill Clinton and Wes Clark that killed 4,000 Serb civilians for nothing.
We should send Al Jazeera film of this guy with panties on his head being taunted by pfc Lyndy England ....that would sure send the message to the terrorists that we mean business and are willing to horribly "torture" prisoners.
GREAT catch, Sam!!!
This needs to be seen, far and wide!
Let this one sink in for a minute...
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