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  • 'A Q Khan (Pakistani nuke scientist) visited Timbuktu for uranium'

    02/17/2004 6:03:16 PM PST · by AM2000 · 6 replies · 902+ views ^ | February 17, 2004 19:12 IST | Shyam Bhatia in London
    The London accountant who accompanied Dr Abdul Qadeer Khan to Timbuktu on three occasions in 1998, 1999 and 2000 says the 'father' of the Pakistani bomb witnessed the digging of a well, toured an ancient Islamic library and enjoyed the views of the desert. A remote outpost in the middle of the West African desert, Timbuktu usually attracts explorers associated in the popular mind with the adventures of the comic character Tin Tin. And Pakistani dissidents told the reason for Khan's visit to Timbuktu, part of landlocked West African state of Mali, was to prospect for uranium. They say...

    04/11/2010 9:33:03 AM PDT · by Velveeta · 4,070 replies · 6,773+ views
    Free Republic | 4/11/2010 | FReeper Collaboration
    Obama amputates our nuclear arms By: Charles Krauthammer ...snippet...Under President Obama’s new policy, however, if the state that has just attacked us with biological or chemical weapons is “in compliance with the Non-Proliferation Treaty,” explained Gates, then “the U.S. pledges not to use or threaten to use nuclear weapons against it.” Imagine the scenario: Hundreds of thousands are lying dead in the streets of Boston after a massive anthrax or nerve gas attack. The president immediately calls in the lawyers to determine whether the attacking state is in compliance with the NPT. If it turns out that the attacker...

    04/28/2010 1:37:39 AM PDT · by Cindy · 9 replies · 477+ views
    U.S. Citizen Pleads Guilty to Conspiring to Provide Material Support to Al Qaeda Syed Hashmi, aka “Fahad,” pleaded guilty today in Manhattan federal court to conspiracy to provide material support to al Qaeda, announced Preet Bharara, U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York. Hashmi, 30, was arrested on June 6, 2006 at Heathrow Airport in London, shortly before he was to board a flight to Pakistan. He was later extradited to the United States; Hashmi is the first individual to be extradited from the United Kingdom to the United States on terrorism charges. According to the superseding indictment...
  • CAIR Chapter Defends Against Protestors' Claims of Terrorist Ties

    01/24/2010 11:45:21 AM PST · by Free ThinkerNY · 4 replies · 336+ views ^ | Jan. 24, 2010 | Jon Jordan
    NORMAN, Oklahoma -- A Muslim advocacy group with a chapter in Oklahoma City is being criticized for having ties to terrorist organizations. For the past year the Council on American-Islamic Relations, known as CAIR, has been a growing concern for lawmakers in Washington. Legislative leaders have claimed the Muslim group has been helping to funnel money to terrorist, a sentiment that is now starting to be felt in Oklahoma. In an effort to shed light on the Muslim organization, protestors with Oklahomans Against CAIR Hate demonstrated outside OU's Meacham Auditorium. That is where CAIR showed a documentary Saturday night on...
  • Chicago Man Indicted for Lying to FBI about Terrorism Activity

    08/18/2009 3:25:00 PM PDT · by Cindy · 11 replies · 662+ views
    Note: The following text is a quote: Chicago Man Indicted for Lying to FBI about Terrorism Activity CHICAGO—A Chicago man was indicted on federal charges for allegedly providing false information about possible terrorism activity to the FBI, causing agents to aggressively investigate the information before determining that it was a hoax. The defendant, Uzair Ali Hashmi, was indicted on three felony counts of making false statements to FBI agents, Patrick J. Fitzgerald, United States Attorney for the Northen District of Illinois, and Robert D. Grant, Special Agent-in-Charge of the Chicago Office of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, announced today. Hashmi,...
  • No Terrorist Left Behind-Recruiting convicted terrorists for teaching positions on American campuses

    09/22/2008 5:14:15 AM PDT · by SJackson · 4 replies · 151+ views ^ | September 22, 2008 | Phil Orenstein
    No Terrorist Left Behind   By Phil | Monday, September 22, 2008 As a nation, we recently commemorated the seventh anniversary of Sept. 11, 2001, one of the most horrific attacks against the United States in our nation’s history. It was a day of national mourning with memorial services, moments of silence and special events for the victims’ families as every New Yorker and folks all across the country touched by that fateful day shared recollections, stories and tears. That morning, I shared an emotional moment with a co-worker who had just come from an early morning church...

    06/09/2006 7:50:15 AM PDT · by areafiftyone · 30 replies · 1,387+ views
    NY Post ^ | 6/9/06
    June 9, 2006 -- The Queens chapter of an international jihadist group - founded by the Brooklyn College grad accused of being an al Qaeda sympathizer - is terrorizing people in the extremist's old stomping grounds, residents said yesterday. "They have a lot of hatred [but] the police said they can't do anything about them," Kana Chauhan, president of the Jackson Heights Merchants Association, said of the radical group Al Muhajiroun. The organization is tied to suspected terrorist ally Syed "Fahad" Hashmi, a disciple of Syrian cleric Omar Bakri who was banned from speaking on English college campuses. The Queens-bred...
  • U.S. Citizen Is Indicted in Terror Conspiracy

    06/07/2006 5:55:57 PM PDT · by neverdem · 13 replies · 807+ views
    NY Times ^ | June 7, 2006 | ANEMONA HARTOCOLLIS and AL BAKER
    An American citizen who once lived and attended college in New York City was indicted today on charges of conspiring to send money and military gear to al Qaeda associates who lived in Pakistan, the United States attorney's office in Manhattan said. The defendant, Syed Hashmi, 26, was arrested in London's Heathrow Airport on Tuesday night, as he was trying to board a flight to Pakistan, prosecutors said. Law enforcement officials said the arrest of Mr. Hashmi reinforced their belief that New York was a nexus in a web of worldwide terrorist activity. Mr. Hashmi had an address in Flushing,...
  • Khan's visit to Timbuktu was to prospect for uranium - dissident

    02/23/2004 6:56:39 PM PST · by piasa · 16 replies · 1,816+ views
    Gulf News ^ | February 19, 2004 | Shyam Bhatia
    A London accountant has described how Pakistan's disgraced nuclear hero Dr Abdul Qadeer Khan visited the West African state of Mali on three occasions between 1998 and 2000. Abdul Ma'bood Siddiqui accompanied A.Q. Khan on three mystery trips  between 1998 and 2000. Their final destination was Timbuktu, a remote outpost in the desert that has always been a magnet for explorers and adventurers from around the world. The mystery behind the visits has deepened following recent revelations that Khan is also the owner of a small hotel in the town that he has named after Hendrina, his Dutch-born wife and...