Skip to comments.Al Qaeda Death Videos also contributed by affiliated groups in Bosnia, Chechnya
Posted on 08/19/2002 5:43:00 PM PDT by Destro
This is an excerpt of an item not much commented on in this story.
Qaeda Videos Seem to Show Chemical Tests
Mon Aug 19, 3:15 PM ET
By JUDITH MILLER The New York Times
The archive includes instruction tapes on bomb-making and on how to shoot surface-to-air weapons, as well as the first meeting of Osama bin Laden ( news - web sites) and other Qaeda leaders with foreign journalists in May 1998, and other tapes often violent contributed by affiliated groups in Bosnia, Chechnya ( news - web sites), Somalia, Sudan and elsewhere.
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The conduct of the past administration in support of the Chechen cause against the Russians is also of disgusting note.
Maybe some of our famed Balkan posters will show us what our Islamic allies did to the Serbs and Russians? Maybe those few Balkan and Chechen Muslim supporters on FreeRepublic will tell us that the Bosnian Albanian Muslims were really not allies of al-Qaeda and tha the Serbs and Russians were not defending themselves?
Under Clinton the USA fired a few cruise missiles at Osama Bin Laden that missed and at the same time armed and trained Osama's allies in the Balkans and beyond and then we wonder how we were sucker punched on 9/11?
Never forget that Republicans voted against the Clinton air war in Kosovo and that when next you hear what did Bush know and when did he know it bring up what Clinton did.
According to this Stars and Stripes article the Croatians and al-Qaida had a working relationship:
"Al-Qaida trained Mujahedeen to go and fight in Bosnia during the early 90s, and bin Ladens Services Office also maintained an office in neighboring Croatias capital, Zagreb." The Mujahedeen came into Bosnia from Croatia, the colonel said. "They came into Croatia at the ports of Split and Rijeka. Those were big centers." Along with the fighters, the arms pipeline came through Croatia and was funded by Third World Relief Agency, the Washington Post reported in a September 1996 story. The wartime Bosnian government depended on the Third World Relief Agency, which obtained and paid for weapons from Iran and other countries along with supplying fighters, the Post reported.
Nothing new. Croatia has a long list of stupid alliances that came back to harm them, like the Austrain Emperors, Adolf Hitler, Clinton, Osama Bin Laden.
I must be doing something right, I get your league (or is that legion) ballistic every time I post, don't I?
I love being on the same side as Stars and Stripes! The official newspaper of the American service man and woman.
What did your dad or grandad do during WW2? I come from a long line of Commie and Nazi killers.
DPA, October 19, 2001
SARAJEVO, Oct 18, 2001 (Deutsche Presse-Agentur) -
Posters supporting suspected terrorist mastermind Osama bin Laden have emerged in several cities in Bosnia-Herzegovina and Croatia in the last ten days, United Nations officials and media reports said Thursday.
Most of the cases were reported in Bosnia´s capital of Sarajevo and the northern city of Tuzla. Local police have opened investigations.
A huge poster with the message "We want third and fourth world war for Islam, long live Laden" written in English was found at the Secondary Medical School in downtown Sarajevo earlier this month, UN spokesman Stefo Lehman told reporters in Sarajevo.
In another, later case one Bosnian Moslem was seen by local police pasting a poster that stated "Wake up all Moslems for Osama bin Laden" on a wall.
Local police also arrested two Bosnian Moslems while they were posting posters at a Sarajevo main street. According to the UN, the two were found to be members of a pro-Moslem organization called Islamic Bosnia. The posters included arousing propaganda to provoke Moslem people to fight on Allah´s path.
Meanwhile, Croatian police have confiscated six portraits of bin Laden in a high school in the eastern town of Slavonski Brod, Vecernji list daily said Thursday.
The Vecernji report said there was a slogan under each portrait of the terrorist leader saying "Hero, not a criminal".
No Pro Osama posters to be found anywhere in Serbian lands.
Perhaps the most disconcerting revelations from the trial concern Al-Qaedas entrenchment in the West. For example, its procurement network for such materiel as night vision goggles, construction equipment, cell phones, and satellite telephones was based mostly in the U.S., Britain, France, Germany, Denmark, Bosnia and Croatia.
You were in Bosnia? You by chance did not sell any material to al-Qaeda while it operated out of your homeland? No? Maybe your commanding officers? Political Leaders?