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Ex-Mujahedeen Help Lead Libyan Rebels (Gitmo detainee)
The Wall Street Journal ^ | APRIL 2, 2011 | CHARLES LEVINSON

Posted on 04/02/2011 4:45:38 PM PDT by newzjunkey

DARNA, Libya—Two former Afghan Mujahedeen and a six-year detainee at Guantanamo Bay have stepped to the fore of this city's military campaign, training new recruits for the front and to protect the city from infiltrators loyal to Col. Moammar Gadhafi...

Abdel Hakim al-Hasady, an influential Islamic preacher and high-school teacher who spent five years at a training camp in eastern Afghanistan, oversees the recruitment, training and deployment of about 300 rebel fighters from Darna...

Sufyan Ben Qumu, a Libyan army veteran who worked for Osama bin Laden's holding company in Sudan and later for an al Qaeda-linked charity in Afghanistan, is training many of the city's rebel recruits.

Both Messrs. Hasady and Ben Qumu were picked up by Pakistani authorities after the U.S.-led invasion of Afghanistan in 2001 and were turned over to the U.S. Mr. Hasady was released to Libyan custody two months later. Mr. Ben Qumu spent six years at Guantanamo Bay before he was turned over to Libyan custody in 2007.

They were both released from Libyan prisons in 2008 as part of a reconciliation with Islamists in Libya...

(Excerpt) Read more at online.wsj.com ...


TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: 2007; 2008; 201104; afghanistan; alqaeda; benqumu; binladen; binqumu; catchandrelease; darna; derna; gitmo; hasady; hasidi; kineticcf; libya; lifge; mujahedeen; obama; obl; osamabinladen; pakistan; qumu; sudan
It just keeps getting better!

Add these "rebels" to the Al Queda who fought us in Iraq or Afghanistan profiled in the press.

1 posted on 04/02/2011 4:45:46 PM PDT by newzjunkey
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To: newzjunkey

Great campaign ads for Obama and the RATs. He can pose with his Al Qaeda allies and Gitmo detainees.


2 posted on 04/02/2011 4:52:04 PM PDT by ExTexasRedhead
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To: newzjunkey

Moslems helping Moslems - this is great!


3 posted on 04/02/2011 5:09:32 PM PDT by BCW (http://babylonscovertwar.com/index.html)
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To: newzjunkey

We`re shocked, SHOCKED !


4 posted on 04/02/2011 6:12:58 PM PDT by Para-Ord.45
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To: All
The Telegraph's version
5 posted on 04/04/2011 6:14:10 AM PDT by newzjunkey (Obama will be president until Fri, Jan 20, 2017.)
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