Skip to comments.Revealed: al-Qaeda's 22 tips for dodging drones
Posted on 02/21/2013 9:44:33 PM PST by BenLurkin
The document includes advice such as "hide under thick trees" (believed to be bin Laden's contribution), and instructions for setting up a "fake gathering" using dolls to "mislead the enemy".
Found by the Associated Press in a building in Timbuktu, the ancient city occupied by Islamists last year, the document is believed to have been abandoned as extremists fled a French military intervention last month. It is a Xeroxed copy of a tipsheet authored by a Yemeni extremist that has been published on some jihadi forums, but that has made little appearance in English.
The list reflects how al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghbreb anticipated a military intervention that would make use of drones, as the war on terror shifts from the ground to the air.
The document also shows the coordination between al-Qaeda chapters, which security experts have called a source of increasing concern.
(Excerpt) Read more at telegraph.co.uk ...
Read the list in full here
The enemy of my enemy is my friend.
Who’d have ever thought we’d be reading this?
God bless us all.
Key point of memo, discourage American public as in use NY TIMES to foment dissent. Russian technology and influence abounds in the memo.
#23. Have some extra stunt doubles to throw off the drones.
#24. If stunt doubles don’t work try using your evil twin to attend those super secret Alpha Qayda (AQ) frat meetings.
#25. If you run out of stuffed dummies, stunt doubles, and your evil twin try a really cheap solution - A life-size cardboard cutout of yourself!
at JRTC, the OPFOR used to say “Hug a tree” to hide from observtion helicopters.....
It almost reads like a McDill "liveleaks" video, today...