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  • Wikileaks: Stratfor analysts think bin Laden was not buried at sea

    03/06/2012 3:19:18 PM PST · by IbJensen · 30 replies
    Human Events ^ | 3/6/2012 | John Hayward
    WikiLeaks has been releasing emails pilfered from Stratfor, a private global intelligence firm. One email thread in particular has been grabbing headlines today, even though it was actually disclosed last week – The Journal has a story dated March 1st about them. In this exchange, Stratfor’s vice-president for intelligence, Fred Burton, discusses the disposal of Osama bin Laden’s corpse with CEO George Friedman, and suggests he thinks the official account of bin Laden’s burial at sea is false. These were internal and confidential emails, sent between the officers of a private firm. They’re big news today because a hacker group...
  • Drudge headline- where did it go?

    03/06/2012 7:39:13 AM PST · by Kevin in California · 49 replies
    03-06-12 | Me
    Just about an hour and a half ago, there was a headline on Drudge regarding a Wikileak leak that Bin Laden wasn't not buried at sea. Now, there is nothing on Drudge anymore. Guess ole Matt must have gotten a call from "O" and the fellas telling him to take it down or else...hmmmm
  • Leaked: Bin Laden not buried at sea, body moved on CIA plane to US

    <p>The body of Al-Qaeda leader Osama Bin Laden was not buried at sea, according to leaked emails of intelligence firm Stratfor, as revealed by WikiLeaks. Stratfor’s vice-president for intelligence, Fred Burton, believes the body was “bound for Dover, [Delaware] on [a] CIA plane” and then “onward to the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology in Bethesda [Maryland],” an email says. The official version is that the body of Al-Qaeda’s top man, who was killed by a US raid in Pakistan on May 2, 2011, was buried at an undisclosed location at sea in a proper Muslim ceremony. "If body dumped at sea, which I doubt, the touch is very Adolph Eichman like. The Tribe did the same thing with the Nazi's ashes," Burton commented in another email. Eichman was one of the masterminds of the Holocaust by Nazi Germany. He was captured by Mossad agents in Argentina and, tried in Israel, found guilty and executed in 1962. His body was cremated and his ashes were scattered at sea over the Mediterranean.</p>
  • Seals Reveal Truth of Bin Ladin Raid:

    02/18/2012 7:18:17 PM PST · by Iam1ru1-2 · 68 replies · 6+ views
    email from a friend
    You've heard what the politicians and news pundits described it. Now read how it really took place by the team that actually killed Bin Laden: _________________________________________________________ Osama Bin Laden was killed within 90 seconds of the US Navy Seals landing in his compound and not after a protracted gun battle,according to the first account by the men who carried out the raid. The operation was so clinical that only 12 bullets were fired. The Seals have spoken out because they were angered at the version given by politicians, which they see as portraying them as cold-blooded murderers on a “kill...
  • [Pakistani Intelligence] ISI employed architect for Osama bin Laden compound: Report

    02/18/2012 10:39:21 AM PST · by James C. Bennett · 1 replies
    The Times of India ^ | February 18, 2012 | The Times of India
    WASHINGTON: An architect regularly employed by the ISI worked on the compound in which Osama bin Laden sheltered for years in Abbottabad and the slain al-Qaida chief communicated regularly with LeT from his hideout, a media report said today. Though the original property records for the compound near the elite Pakistan Military Academy have disappeared, the architect who worked on the structure was regularly employed by the ISI, Washington Post columnist David Ignatius quoted an intelligence source as saying. The architect reportedly was told that a "highly placed VIP" was coming to the compound, Ignatius wrote in a column posted...
  • Osama bin Laden 'had stoned fantasies about marrying Whitney Houston and murdering Bobby Brown'

    02/16/2012 7:31:26 PM PST · by DogByte6RER · 25 replies · 1+ views
    Daily Mail (U.K. Tabloid) ^ | 16th February 2012 | Daily Mail Reporter
    <p>Osama bin Laden 'had stoned fantasies about marrying Whitney Houston and murdering Bobby Brown'</p> <p>Like all beautiful, successful women Whitney Houston had more than her share of male admirers. But few stars could have provoked such unwanted attention as that which the singer received from one of history's most depraved and despicable men, terror chief Osama bin Laden. Extraordinary as it might seem, bin Laden is said to have lusted after Houston, dreamed of marrying her and at one point even plotted to murder her husband Bobby Brown.</p>
  • A Little More on US Navy SEAL TEAM SIX

    02/08/2012 1:32:43 AM PST · by Reaganite Republican · 22 replies · 4+ views
    Reaganite Republican ^ | February 8, 2012 | Reaganite Republican
    This is what the Navy SEAL team looked like when they went in to get Bin Laden... Some items of note: 50 caliber sniper on the right. Knee, knuckle and forearm protection. Various plastic/wire ties. Absolute identity denial to protect their families. Free choice of footwear. Fourth from the right has three artillery simulators and CS gas grenades on his belly... He's the 'shock and awe' guy. Seal Team Six... can you imagine the look on Bin Laden's face when these guys came through the door? This open letter from a retired USMC colonel received via e-mail: ________________________________________________________________________________ Let's be...
  • Qatada back on the streets within days

    02/06/2012 5:39:26 PM PST · by rdl6989 · 3 replies ^ | 2-6-2012 | Tom Whitehead
    Abu Qatada, the radical Islamic preacher once described as Osama bin Laden’s “right hand man in Europe”, will be back on the streets within days after being granted bail. A senior immigration judge said yesterday that Qatada could be released despite even his own defence team suggesting that he posed a “grave risk” to Britain’s national security. Qatada was granted bail by Mr Justice Mitting after the European Court of Human Rights ruled last month that he could not be deported to his native Jordan. The bail conditions will be similar to those set in 2008, with the cleric confined...
  • GORDON: Obama’s deadly new PR firm- Whatever happened to SEAL Team 6 being a ‘secret’ weapon?

    01/30/2012 9:23:13 PM PST · by Nachum · 10 replies
    Washington Times ^ | 1/31/12 | J.D. Gordon
    The dramatic rescue of an American aid worker and her Danish colleague in Somalia by Navy commandos was a terrific encore to the killing of Osama bin Laden in Pakistan nine months ago. However, all the White House-driven publicity for both events has helped turn the once-secret SEAL Team 6 into a household term, with likely negative consequences. Although SEAL Team 6 and its official successor, the Naval Special Warfare Development Group, have been around since the 1980s, their missions always were kept secret to shield their members’ identities and protect operational security. Every president since the team’s founding has...
  • Panetta Credits Pakistani Doctor in Bin Laden Raid (and thereby signs the guy's death warrant)

    01/28/2012 8:00:34 PM PST · by JOHN ADAMS · 30 replies
    New York Times ^ | January 28, 2012 | Mark Mazzetti
    WASHINGTON — Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta has confirmed publicly for the first time that an imprisoned doctor in Pakistan was working with the C.I.A. to gain access to Osama bin Laden’s compound in the months before American troops killed Bin Laden last May.
  • Joe Biden Admits He Advised President Obama Not To Carry Out Bin Laden Raid

    01/28/2012 6:10:19 PM PST · by Sub-Driver · 34 replies
    Joe Biden Admits He Advised President Obama Not To Carry Out Bin Laden Raid video by Josh Feldman | 11:22 pm, January 27th, 2012 » 21 comments Vice President Joe Biden spoke to a conference of House Democrats in Maryland today, and in discussing the SEAL Team raid that successfully took out Osama bin Laden, he admitted that he advised President Obama not to carry out the mission because “we have to do more things to see if he’s there.” The vice president gave an insider account of the internal discussions in the White House before the order was officially...
  • Panetta: Officials in Pakistan had to know about bin Laden

    01/27/2012 5:06:54 PM PST · by jazusamo · 13 replies
    The Hill ^ | January 27, 2012 | Meghashyam Mali
    60 Minutes/Panetta Video at link. 1 1/2 minutes. Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta says he believes government authorities in Pakistan knew about the whereabouts of al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden. "I personally have always felt that somebody must have had some sense of what was happening at this compound," said Panetta about the fugitive's hideout in an interview to air Sunday on CBS's 60 Minutes. The terrorist leader was killed by U.S. Navy SEALs in a raid on his compound in Abbottabad, Pakistan in May. The operation was carried out without the cooperation of Pakistani authorities. "Don't forget, this...
  • Candidly Speaking: Groveling to the Brotherhood

    01/18/2012 9:27:55 PM PST · by americanophile · 12 replies
    Jerusalem Post ^ | 01/18/2012 | ISI LEIBLER
    It is profoundly disconcerting to read media reports of the unseemly competition between the US and Western governments to curry favor with the Muslim Brotherhood in the wake of its electoral victory in Egypt. There are chilling parallels between such behavior and the disastrous European policy of appeasing the Nazis which paved the way for World War II. What those attempting to embrace the Muslim Brotherhood fail to comprehend is that this organization represents one of the most fanatical and dangerous of the radical Islamist groups in the region, with a dark record of violence and terrorism imbedded in its...
  • Ali al'Amin Mazrui = Jihadi racist

    01/26/2012 8:01:55 AM PST · by PRePublic · 1 replies
    Ali al'Amin Mazrui Another Islamic fanatic, Afro-ARAB racist Infamous for wish washing[1] the Goliath Arab-Muslim Slave Trade while 'criticizing' the West. His allegiance are with his Arab ancestors. He writes approvingly on the Arab-Islamic genocide in the Sudan (2.5 million deaths[2]), as well as sympathizing with the Hausa-Fulani Islamic ethnic cleansing and genocide of the Igbo ethnic non-Muslims in Nigeria (100,000 Igbo/Biafraians died[3][4]). Served as chief adviser for the infamous butcher, Islamic leader Idi Amin.(the 'Butcher of Uganda,'[5] responsible for the genocide of between 300,000 [6] and a half a Million Ugandans,[7]. He went on a 'crusade against Whites,'[8] has...
  • Police release Charles Bishop suicide note (15 yr old Tampa plane suicide, Osama sympathizer)

    02/06/2002 10:05:38 AM PST · by Registered · 196 replies · 1,664+ views
    ap yahoo news ^ | 02.06.02 | AP
    &nbsp; 1-5-01 Kid didn't know it was '02 yet. I have prepared this statement in regards to the act I am about to commit. First of all, Osama bin Laden is absolutely justified in the terror he has caused on 9-11. He has brought a mighty nation to its knees! God blesses him and the others who helped make September 11th happen. The U.S. will have to face the consequences for its horrific actions against the Palestinian people and (illegible, could be Iraq?) by its allegiance with the monstrous Israelis who want nothing short of world domination! You will ...
  • Owner of A/C That Crashed Into Tampa Building Was Publically Pro-Arab!!!.

    01/05/2002 2:13:06 PM PST · by MindBender26 · 295 replies · 5,465+ views
    Part of article from St. Pete Times after Sept 11. "Robert C. Cooper, president of National Aviation Flight School and Aviation Rentals, stressed that the extra security cannot be done at the expense of those of Middle Eastern descent. "I don't want to get involved in profiling," he said. "I have faith in my government. I have to work on the belief that my government has basis to allow them into the country and show them proper respect." end of article. Cooper is head of National Aviation Holdings that owned A/C. Many Florida flight schools train Arab students. Wonder if ...
  • Bin Laden kill movie shows us the power of Obama’s grip on Hollywood

    01/08/2012 7:33:43 AM PST · by jmaroneps37 · 19 replies · 2+ views ^ | January 8, 2012 | Suzanne Eovaldi, staff writer
    Sony Pictures has apparently decided to push back the release of its “Kill Bin Laden” movie to an undetermined future date. Originally set for release on October 12, less than a month before Barack Hussein Obama will be standing for reelection, there is now no indication of when if ever it will be released. But several odd details are making bloggers wonder just where the real truth about this postponement lies. For instance, movie makers Kathryn Bigelow and Mark Boal of “The Hurt Locker” fame “have been developing the project since 2008,” with plans to insert the May 2011 SEAL...
  • Osama bin Laden movie leaks investigated by Defense Department

    01/05/2012 11:09:49 AM PST · by ColdOne · 18 replies · 1+ views
    Politico ^ | 1/5/12 | SEUNG MIN KIM
    Rep. Peter King said Thursday that the Defense Department has launched an investigation into whether its personnel leaked information to producers for a film — to be directed by Academy Award winner Kathryn Bigelow — on the May 2011 raid that killed Osama bin Laden. King, who chairs the Homeland Security Committee, previously called for a probe to look into any sort of cooperation between federal agencies and producers for the movie, which at the time had been scheduled for an October release — a month before the elections. “The leaks that followed the successful bin Laden mission led to...
  • 2011: Bin Laden and Arab Spring in Context

    12/28/2011 11:17:23 AM PST · by Kaslin · 2 replies ^ | December 28, 2011 | Austin Bay
    Cultural adaptation is a perniciously slow process. It has been a decade since Bernard Lewis' classic "What Went Wrong?" appeared in the wake of al-Qaida's 9/11 massacres. That short book reflected on the failure of Muslim nations (Ottoman Turkey in the main) to compete with Western Europe's political and technological surge, which began in the 15th and 16th centuries. Geographic distance and slow transport and communication shielded the vast majority of Muslim populations from knowledge of the Islamic world's loss of economic and military dominance. But, Lewis wrote, "In the course of the twentieth century it became abundantly clear that...
  • Former Pakistan Army Chief Reveals Intelligence Bureau Harbored Bin Laden in Abbottabad

    12/24/2011 6:42:32 PM PST · by sukhoi-30mki · 13 replies
    The Jamestown Foundation ^ | December 22, 2011 | Arif Jamal
    Former Pakistan Army Chief Reveals Intelligence Bureau Harbored Bin Laden in Abbottabad In spite of denials by the Pakistani military, evidence is emerging that elements within the Pakistani military harbored Osama bin Laden with the knowledge of former army chief General Pervez Musharraf and possibly current Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Ashfaq Pervez Kayani. Former Pakistani Army Chief General Ziauddin Butt (a.k.a. General Ziauddin Khawaja) revealed at a conference on Pakistani-U.S. relations in October 2011 that according to his knowledge the then former Director-General of Intelligence Bureau of Pakistan (2004 – 2008), Brigadier Ijaz Shah (Retd.), had kept Osama...
  • Pakistan military hid Osama in Abbottabad: Ex-army chief

    12/24/2011 6:11:40 AM PST · by Flavius · 32 replies · 1+ views
    msnbc ^ | 12/24/11 | msnbc
    Washington: Pakistani military had harboured Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden with the knowledge of former president General Pervez Musharraf, former army chief General Ziauddin Butt has said.
  • Federal judge: Iran shares responsibility for 9/11 terror attacks

    12/17/2011 5:59:21 PM PST · by RaceBannon · 40 replies · 1+ views
    DAILY CALLER ^ | Published: 2:26 PM 12/16/2011 | Kenneth Timmermen
    NEW YORK — In an historic hearing in the federal courthouse in Manhattan on Thursday, U.S. District Court Judge George Daniels said he planned to issue a ruling in the coming days declaring that Iran shares in the responsibility for the 9/11 terror attacks. “The extensive record submitted to this court, including fact witnesses and expert testimony, is satisfactory to this court,” Judge Daniels said. The court “accepts as true” the various allegations of the plaintiffs and their experts, he declared, and “will issue an order” in the coming days that Iran bears legal responsibility for providing “material support” to...
  • Birmingham man sentenced to three years for terrorism offences [UK]

    12/13/2011 10:14:42 PM PST · by Cindy · 6 replies
    WEST MIDLANDS POLICE - UK ^ | December 12, 2011; Updated December 13, 2011 | n/a
    NOTE The following text is a quote: Birmingham man sentenced to three years for terrorism offences 12 December 2011 Updated: 13 December 2011 A bookshop owner from Birmingham has been sentenced to three years in prison for possessing and distributing terrorist publications, following a nine-week trial at Kingston Crown Court. A jury yesterday (Monday 12) found the 32-year-old Ahmed Faraz guilty of seven counts of dissemination of terrorist publications and four counts of possession of information likely to be of use to a person committing or preparing for an act of terrorism. Seven other similar charges will lie on...
  • President Obama taunts GOP foes, says ask Osama Bin Laden about his appeasing terrorists and tyrants

    12/08/2011 11:41:08 AM PST · by tcrlaf · 48 replies
    NY Daily News ^ | 12-8-11 | BY Thomas M. Defrank & Jonathan Lemire
    Obama crows about killing Bin Laden an 22 Al Qaeda leaders A fed-up President Obama fired back at GOP presidential hopefuls who claimed he runs a soft foreign policy - by pointing to the notches on his belt as proof of his toughness. "Ask Osama bin Laden and the 22 out of 30 top Al-Qaeda leaders who have been taken off the field whether I engage in appeasement," dared Obama during an unscheduled White House news conference Thursday. Several GOP White House hopefuls - including current favorites Newt Gingrich and Mitt Romney - attacked the President’s record the previous day...
  • Bin Laden not at Qaeda helm before raid: US source

    12/07/2011 8:22:00 PM PST · by Free ThinkerNY · 5 replies
    AFP ^ | Dec. 7, 2011
    Documents found in the Pakistan home where Osama bin Laden was killed in May show the Al-Qaeda leader no longer had any role in operations, a US expert who reviewed the evidence said. The expert, who asked not to be named, said the 200 pieces of evidence -- notebooks, files, computers and USB drives -- recovered by the US commandos who staged the raid in which he died, showed "it had been quite a while since he was involved in the day-to-day management of the organization." "The writings we recovered are mostly general position papers, along the lines of 'We...
  • Former SEAL stands by account of bin Laden raid, says administration out to get him

    11/16/2011 2:01:16 PM PST · by mandaladon · 31 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 16 Nov 2011 | Vince Coglianese
    In a rare on-the-record denial, U.S. Special Operations Command has come forward to dispute the story told in a controversial new book exploring how al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden met his end at the hands of U.S. Navy SEALS. “It’s just not true,” said Col. Tim Nye, U.S. Special Operations Command spokesman of the account told in Chuck Pfarrer’s new book “SEAL Target Geronimo.” “It’s not how it happened.” Pfarrer, a former Navy SEAL himself, says the Obama administration has a political interest in sticking to its guns, and that he has staked his career on the facts in his...
  • Correcting the 'fairy tale:' a SEAL's account of how Osama bin Laden really died (dastardly)

    11/07/2011 3:37:27 PM PST · by STARWISE · 32 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 11-7-11 | Vince Coglianese
    Published: 12:42 AM 11/07/2011 | Updated: 3:28 PM 11/07/2011 Forget whatever you think you know about the night Osama bin Laden was killed. According to a former Navy SEAL who claims to have the inside track, the mangled tales told of that historic night have only now been corrected. “It became obvious in the weeks evolving after the mission that the story that was getting put out there was not only untrue, but it was a really ugly farce of what did happen,” said Chuck Pfarrer, author of Seal Target Geronimo: The Inside Story of the Mission to Kill Osama...
  • Obama was playing golf until 20 minutes before Navy SEALs began mission to take out Bin Laden

    11/07/2011 6:49:02 AM PST · by Driftwood1 · 2 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 11-7-11 | Daniel Bates
    Revealed: How Obama was playing golf until 20 minutes before Navy SEALs began mission to take out Bin Laden Stayed out on golf course to distance himself if it went wrong, book claims
  • Revealed: How Obama was playing golf until 20 minutes before Navy SEALs began mission

    11/06/2011 6:40:07 PM PST · by Nachum · 88 replies · 1+ views
    Daily Mail ^ | 11/6/11 | Daniel Bates
    In the official photograph, he looked every inch the commander in chief. Strain etched on his face, Barack Obama watched as the raid to kill Osama bin Laden played out on a television in front of him. According to a new book, however, the President was not nearly that engaged – and was actually playing golf until 20 minutes before the operation began in earnest.Only then did he down his clubs and return to the White House to watch what he later trumpeted as a great success of his presidency. A new book claims the official account was
  • Deleting Online Jihad on Twitter: The Case of British Jihadi Anjem Choudary - Tweeting...

    11/06/2011 12:07:25 AM PDT · by Cindy · 18 replies - Report ^ | November 4, 2011 | Steven Stalinsky
    SNIPPET: "British Jihadi Anjem Choudary Tweets On March 19, 2011, British jihadi Anjem Choudary, spokesman for the banned Islam4UK organization, co-founder of Al-Muhajiroun, and spiritual advisor to the UK Islamist group Muslims Against Crusades (MAC),[18] launched a Twitter account and began tweeting. MAC made headlines last week for threatening a British MP who subsequently called on their activities to be closely monitored by law enforcement.[19] According to his Twitter account, Choudary is "a Muslim who believes that Islam is something we must believe in (Tawheed), live by (Shari'ah) and struggle and sacrifice for (by way of Daw'ah and Jihad)."[20] In...
  • Al-Qaida plants its flag — literally — in Libya

    10/29/2011 8:04:59 PM PDT · by martosko · 15 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 10/28/2011 | Zach Gorelick
    If there were questions about al-Qaida’s role in post-Gadhafi Libya, VICE reporter Sherif Elhelwa provides some answers in a new story with eyewitness descriptions. Al-Qaida flags, Elhelwa reports, are popping up around Benghazi. At the city courthouse, which played a prominent role in the Libyan revolution, residents are flying the late terrorist’s Osama bin Laden’s colors. Similarly, Elhelwa recounts a regular evening sight: “Islamists driving brand-new SUVs and waving the black al Qaeda flag drive the city’s streets at night.”
  • Bin Laden Photos Too Sensitive, DOJ Argues

    10/20/2011 3:33:41 PM PDT · by La Enchiladita · 27 replies
    WallStreetJournal ^ | Sept. 28, 2011 | Nathan Koppel
    You can’t have ‘em. That, in effect, is what the government asserted in a court brief yesterday, responding to a suit that seeks the release of photos of the deceased Osama bin Laden. News organizations and other advocacy groups have pushed for months for the photos, citing citing the Freedom of Information Act. Justice Department attorneys said the CIA has located 52 photographs and video recordings of bin Laden during the May raid that killed him, but the DOJ contends the images are classified and being withheld from the public to avoid inciting violence against Americans overseas and compromising secret...
  • Pakistani doctor faces treason charges after bin Laden raid (Loose lips sink ships)

    10/06/2011 7:41:29 PM PDT · by tobyhill · 19 replies · 2+ views
    cnn ^ | 10/6/2011 | staff
    The doctor who is suspected of helping the CIA target Osama bin Laden will be charged with treason, Pakistan's information ministry said Thursday. "A case of conspiracy against the state of Pakistan and high treason is made" against Dr. Shakeel Afridi, the information ministry said, summarizing a commission's investigation into the death of the al Qaeda leader. Afridi is accused of helping the CIA use a vaccination campaign to try to collect DNA samples from people who lived in bin Laden's compound. The United States "has repeatedly asked" for the release of the Pakistani doctor, a U.S. official said Thursday....
  • Pakistan to charge doctor who helped U.S. find bin Laden with treason

    10/06/2011 10:03:38 PM PDT · by newzjunkey · 9 replies · 1+ views
    CNN ^ | Oct 6, 2011 02:20 PM ET | CNN
    ... doctor accused of ... fake vaccination campaign to ... acquire DNA samples that ... led ... to Osama bin Laden will be charged with treason, Pakistan's Information Ministry said...
  • US tells court bin Laden photos must stay secret

    09/27/2011 4:39:26 PM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 17 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Sept. 27, 2011 | RICHARD LARDNER
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- Public disclosure of graphic photos and video taken of Osama bin Laden after he was killed in May by U.S. commandos would damage national security and lead to attacks on American property and personnel, the Obama administration contends in a court documents. In a response late Monday to a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit filed by Judicial Watch, a conservative watchdog group seeking the imagery, Justice Department attorneys said the CIA has located 52 photographs and video recordings.
  • Afterburner: What We Did Right After 9/11

    09/18/2011 11:15:45 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 16 replies ^ | September 18, 2011 | Erica Johnsen
    In the decade since the September 11th attacks, our running analyses of what we should have done in the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan would make Captain Hindsight proud. But in a great new Afterburner from PJTV, Bill Whittle makes the simple yet brilliant case that with the information we had, Americans behaved not only intelligently but honorably, and that freedom isn't free. Afterburner with Bill Whittle: What We Did Right Ed Morrissey has a more thorough rundown at HotAir, but I'd like to highlight several crucial points raised by Mr. Whittle that I think are overlooked all too often:...
  • Family of Dr. Shakeel Afridi has leaved the Peshawar city.

    09/14/2011 12:10:27 AM PDT · by musarratullah · 5 replies · 1+ views ^ | 14 September 2011 | MusarratUllahJan
    Peshawar, 14 September 2011, family of Dr. Shakeel Afridi, who’s involved in fake polio campaign at Abbot Abad to identifying the Osama Family has, leaves the Peshawar city. According to security sources the brother, wife and other relative of Dr. Shakeel has shut their homes in Hayat Abad Peshawar and shifted to Islamabad. Government of Pakistan has also included the name of Dr. Shakeel Afridi family in Exit Control List (ECL). The action has taken because the authorities thought may be the relative of Dr. Shakeel Afridi leaved the country. Children of Dr. Shakeel Afridi also leave their school, schools...
  • 9/11: Ten Years Later

    09/11/2011 5:00:39 PM PDT · by Making_Sense [Rob W. Case]
    MSMB ^ | September 11th, 2011 | Rob W. Case
    It’s hard to believe that a whole decade has passed since America came under attack on that fateful morning of September 11th, 2001. Most Americans remember where they were that day. I remember being at home, asleep from working overnight, until one of my brothers woke me up and told me to quickly turn on the TV. I asked him why, and he said that “terrorists were taking over the country.” I remember being so tired and “out of sorts” that I didn’t believe him. I remember saying, “You were probably watching a movie on TV or something.” It sounded...
  • Germany: September 11 Accused Got Training in Iran - Defector

    01/30/2004 10:33:00 AM PST · by knighthawk · 8 replies · 483+ views
    Reuters ^ | January 31 2004 | Philip Blenkinsop
    HAMBURG, Germany (Reuters) - A Moroccan accused of helping the September 11 suicide hijackers received training in encryption techniques at an al Qaeda camp in Iran in 1997, an Iranian defector said on Friday. But his testimony to a German court was promptly undercut by comments from Germany's intelligence services, who questioned his credibility and said his evidence was worth very little. Hamid Reza Zakeri, the cover name of a man who says he worked in Iranian intelligence and defected in 2001, was testifying toward the end of Germany's second major trial of suspected members of al Qaeda's Hamburg cell....
  • The Hidden Hand (Very good piece on Iran's support of alQaeda)

    08/19/2011 6:43:59 PM PDT · by nuconvert · 18 replies
    Weekly Standard ^ | Aug 15, 2011 | STEPHEN F. HAYES & THOMAS JOSCELYN
    The Obama administration finally highlights Iran’s key role in supporting al Qaeda On July 28, the Treasury Department designated six al Qaeda operatives involved in shipping money and men from the Persian Gulf to senior al Qaeda leaders in Afghanistan and Pakistan. The move targets a node of the global terror network that is critical to its overall strength, freezing any of its financial assets under U.S. jurisdiction and prohibiting any transactions with the operatives. Of the many conduits for al Qaeda funds and personnel across the world, the U.S. government believes this one is the most important. “This network...
  • Bin Laden and Seal Team 6 Deaths

    08/19/2011 6:18:17 AM PDT · by econjack · 47 replies ^ | 8-7-11 | Ann Barhardt
    The Execution Of SEAL Team Six Penned by Ann Barnhardt 8-7-11 The Execution of SEAL Team Six (Part 1) On May 5th, I had an email conversation with a retired military man with spook contacts. All were in total agreement that the Bin Laden episode was pure theater. The SEALS were sent into a compound as evidenced by the lost chopper on site. But Osama Bin Laden wasn't in that compound. Osama Bin Laden has been dead for years. Bin Laden had a genetic condition that caused renal failure (this genetic condition is common among deeply inbred Saudi arab muslims)....
  • Peter King Demands Probe of WH on SEALs Movie

    08/15/2011 11:04:46 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 12 replies
    Newsmax ^ | 08/11/2011 | Andra Varin
    Rep. Peter King, chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee, is demanding an investigation into whether the White House might have leaked classified information on the Navy SEALs raid that killed Osama bin Laden to Hollywood filmmakers. Director Kathryn Bigelow and screenwriter Mark Boal have been given “top-level access to the most classified mission in history,” The New York Times reported. The pair made “The Hurt Locker,” the 2008 Oscar-winning drama about the Iraq war, and they now are said to be working on a film about the May raid in Pakistan where SEALs executed the al-Qaida leader. The movie...
  • The Mission to get Bin Laden (vanity)

    08/15/2011 8:12:34 AM PDT · by Baynative · 9 replies
    Mine | 8/8/2011 | Baynative
    I am quoting from an article in the New Yorker, a source we are not allowed to post on Free Republic. I hope people will take the time to read this entire account of the mission.
  • Pakistan let China see "stealth" chopper from bin Laden raid

    08/14/2011 12:23:03 PM PDT · by george76 · 46 replies
    Reuters ^ | Aug 14, 2011 | Chris Allbritton
    Pakistan gave China access to the previously unknown "stealth" helicopter that crashed during the commando raid that killed Osama bin Laden in May despite explicit requests from the CIA not to... The revelation, if confirmed, is likely to further shake the U.S.-Pakistan relationship, which has been improving slightly after hitting its lowest point in decades following the May 2 bin Laden raid. ... "The US now has information that Pakistan, particularly the ISI, gave access to the Chinese military to the downed helicopter in Abbottabad," ... Pakistan, which enjoys a close relationship with China, allowed Chinese intelligence officials to take...
  • Report: Pakistan Gave China Access To 'Stealth' Chopper In bin Laden Raid

    08/14/2011 2:23:57 PM PDT · by Steelfish · 65 replies · 1+ views
    MSNBC ^ | August 14, 2011
    Report: Pakistan Gave China Access To 'Stealth' Chopper In bin Laden Raid Chinese military allowed to take photographs, samples of aircraft's 'skin', despite CIA objections, Financial Times reports ISLAMABAD — Pakistan gave China access to the previously unknown "stealth" helicopter that crashed during the commando raid that killed Osama bin Laden in May despite explicit requests from the CIA not to, the Financial Times reported on Sunday. The revelation, if confirmed, is likely to further shake the U.S.-Pakistan relationship, which has been improving slightly after hitting its lowest point in decades following the May 2 bin Laden raid. During the...
  • Umar Patek admits role in 2002 Bali blast (links to raid that killed Bin Laden)

    08/11/2011 3:00:51 PM PDT · by naturalman1975
    The Australian ^ | 12th August 2011 | Peter Alford and Paul Maley
    UMAR Patek has confessed to his central role in the 2002 Bali bombings in which 88 Australians died but he cannot be tried under Indonesia's anti-terrorism law, according to the country's counter-terrorism chief. ..... Patek, also wanted by Australia, the US and The Philippines, was flown into Jakarta's Halim military airbase yesterday morning from an air force base outside the Pakistani city of Lahore. Until his capture by security officials on January 25, Patek was the last of the core Bali operatives still at large. Mr Ansyaad said Patek, 41, would be tried for murder and possibly explosives offences. However,...
  • Rep. Peter King Asks For Probe Into White House’s Role in Bin Laden Movie

    08/10/2011 10:25:41 PM PDT · by This Just In · 64 replies
    Big Hollywood ^ | August 10, 2011 | Hollywoodland
    BREAKING: Rep. Peter King Asks For Probe Into White House’s Role in Bin Laden Movie Posted By Hollywoodland On August 10, 2011 @ 9:23 am In Featured Story, Military, Politics | 79 Comments Politico: House Homeland Security Chairman Peter King (R-N.Y.) on Wednesday demanded an investigation into a report that the White House is cooperating with a film on the mission to kill Osama bin Laden. In a letter to the Defense Department and the CIA, King asked for a probe and classified briefing about any cooperation or consultation between the agencies and the film, set to be directed by...
  • Sony Hosted Obama Fundraiser, Releasing Bin Laden Movie Before Election

    08/10/2011 9:27:20 PM PDT · by MissesBush · 60 replies
    The Weekly Standard ^ | 08/10/11 | Michael Warren
    There may be an overtly political reason that moviegoers will be seeing the story of the Osama bin Laden raid just before they vote for president. Sony Pictures, the company distributing next year's film, hosted a fundraiser for Barack Obama on their studio's premises in California last April. So far, Sony is the only major studio to hold a political fundraiser this cycle. According to Deadline Hollywood, Sony will release the bin Laden movie, directed by Academy Award-winning director Kathryn Bigelow, on October 12, 2012--less than a month before the presidential election. "The eyebrow does go up when you see...
  • US lawmaker wants probe of Bin Laden film project

    08/10/2011 8:21:36 PM PDT · by PROCON · 20 replies · 2+ views
    AFP ^ | Aug. 10, 2011
    A Republican lawmaker accused the Obama administration of jeopardizing national security by cooperating with a Hollywood film project on the raid that killed Osama bin Laden. Representative Peter King, chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee, demanded an inquiry after learning of the Pentagon's collaboration with Oscar-winning filmmaker Kathryn Bigelow. "I write to express concern regarding ongoing leaks of classified information regarding sensitive military operations," King wrote in a letter to the inspectors general at the Pentagon and CIA.
  • White House rejects claim about bin Laden raid film

    08/10/2011 5:14:19 PM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 17 replies
    Reuters ^ | August 10, 2011 | David Alexander
    WASHINGTON, Aug 10 (Reuters) - Moviemakers producing a film about the U.S. special forces raid that killed Osama bin Laden are getting help from the Pentagon, but the Obama administration dismissed concerns on Wednesday that classified information has been divulged. The film, focusing on one of President Barack Obama's key successes in office, is due to be released in October 2012, less than a month before the election in which the Democrat is seeking a second term. Republican Peter King, chairman of the House of Representatives Homeland Security Committee, called on Tuesday for an investigation into contacts between the administration...