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  • Obama Admin Will Not Reveal to Congress Number of Americans Killed By Iran

    09/18/2015 6:19:03 AM PDT · by don-o · 31 replies
    Washington Free Beacon ^ | September 18, 2015 | Adam Kredo
    The Obama administration is declining to inform Congress about the number of American citizens and troops killed by Iran and its terror proxies, according to a document provided to Congress and obtained by the Washington Free Beacon. The administration was repeatedly asked by Congress to release figures describing how many Americans and Israelis have been killed by Iran’s military and terror activities since the country’s 1979 revolution. In a series of on-the-record responses obtained exclusively by the Free Beacon, and provided in written form to Sen. Marco Rubio (R., Fla.), Kerry sidestepped the questions on all of the three separate...
  • Senator: At Least One Foreign Country Assisted the 9/11 Terrorists

    12/28/2002 12:55:06 PM PST · by ex-Texan · 96 replies · 463+ views
    The Memory Hole ^ | 12/11/2002 | M.H. Staff and Jim Lehrer
    Senator: At Least One Foreign Country Assisted the 9/11 Terrorists Senator Graham knows where the bodies are buried>>> On 11 December 2002, the Senate and House Intelligence Committees released portions of their joint report on intelligence failures regarding the September 11 terrorist attacks. The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer, on PBS, reported on the release that day. After asking her guests a bunch of predictable questions, and receiving predictable answers, guest host Gwen Ifill asked Senator Bob Graham, Chairman of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, a good question and got an amazing answer. GWEN IFILL: Senator Graham, are there elements...
  • Iran — Unafraid and Undeterred

    01/30/2015 6:11:58 AM PST · by sheikdetailfeather · 6 replies
    Caroline Glick ^ | 1/30/2015 | Caroline Glick
    Israel’s reported strike January 18 on a joint Iranian-Hezbollah convoy driving on the Syrian Golan Heights was one of the most strategically significant events to have occurred in Israel’s neighborhood in recent months. Its significance lies both in what it accomplished operationally and what it exposed. From what been published to date about the identities of those killed in the strike, it is clear that in one fell swoop the air force decapitated the Iranian and Hezbollah operational command in Syria. The head of Hezbollah’s operations in Syria, the head of its liaison with Iran, and Jihad Mughniyeh, the son...
  • Israeli Security Source: We Didn't Know Iranian General Was At Site Of Syria Strike

    01/20/2015 12:42:36 PM PST · by edpc · 22 replies
    Reuters via Haaretz ^ | 20 Jan 2015 | Reuters
    An Iranian general killed in an Israeli air strike in Syria was not its intended target and Israel believed it was attacking only low-ranking guerrillas, a senior Israeli security source told Reuters on Tuesday. The source declined to be identified because Israel will not confirm or deny whether it carried out the strike. Iranian Revolutionary Guard General Mohammed Allahdadi was killed along with a Hezbollah commander and the son of the group's late military leader, Imad Muughniyeh, in Sunday's attack on a Hezbollah convoy near the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights.
  • Iran and Hezbollah are planning 'imminent' joint invasion of Israel's northern Galilee region

    01/20/2015 3:45:31 PM PST · by sheikdetailfeather · 62 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 1-20-15 | Chris Pleasance
    d Hezbollah figures killed in an airstrike in Syria this weekend were likely planning an 'imminent' attack on Israel, security sources have claimed. Six Iranian army chiefs died alongside five Hezbollah militants after an Israeli helicopter fired rockets at a convoy in the Golan Heights region on Sunday. Among those killed was Iranian General Mohammed Allahdadi, as well as commander Abu Ali Tabatabai, who is known to have worked with both Hezbollah and Iran. Today Major General Eyal Ben Reuven, a former deputy head in the Israeli Defense Forces, accused the senior military figures of meeting to plot an attack...
  • Death of a Prosecutor

    01/21/2015 5:39:05 AM PST · by SJackson · 6 replies
    FrontPage Magazine ^ | January 21, 2015 | Kenneth R. Timmerman
    Death of a ProsecutorPosted By Kenneth R. Timmerman On January 21, 2015 @ 12:35 am In Daily Mailer,FrontPage | 2 Comments Alberto Nisman, the Argentinean prosecutor who indicted top Iranian regime officials for the July 1994 AMIA Jewish Center bombing in Buenos Aires, was found dead by gunshot in his apartment on Sunday night, in what initially was called a suicide.Nisman was scheduled to address members of parliament the next day to reveal new information about alleged efforts by Argentinean President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner and her foreign minister, Hector Timerman, to cover up the responsibility of the Iranian regime...
  • Argentina asks Iran to help in 1994 bombing probe

    09/22/2007 6:02:33 PM PDT · by nuconvert · 15 replies · 253+ views
    Yahoo News/Reuters ^ | Sep 22, 2007
    Argentina asks Iran to help in 1994 bombing probe Sep 22, 2007 BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Argentine President Nestor Kirchner on Saturday asked Iran to answer petitions for arrests and information in connection with the 1994 bombing of a Jewish cultural center, state news agency Telam reported. Argentina has accused former high-level Iranian officials in the bombing in Buenos Aires and last year asked for their arrest. Iran denies any involvement in the attack. In a speech set for Tuesday at the U.N. General Assembly, Kirchner is expected to criticize Iran for failing to collaborate in the investigation of the...
  • 'No Time to Think': Beirut Vets Remember [25 years]

    10/23/2008 4:47:59 PM PDT · by SJackson · 28 replies · 696+ views ^ | 10-23-08
    Sunday morning was like a holiday. It was the only day of the week when the Marines could sleep in, the only day they got hot food, remembers retired Master Gunnery Sgt. John Nash. "We really looked forward to that Sunday morning, and the terrorists knew that," Nash said. At 6:22 the morning of Oct. 23, 1983, Nash was lying in his cot, talking to a fellow corporal about whether they should go to the chow hall for breakfast. Suddenly, the conversation was interrupted by a boom Nash called "totally indescribable." "It blew us all out of our racks," Nash...
  • Threat Matrix: July 2008

    07/02/2008 7:02:59 PM PDT · by nwctwx · 1,101 replies · 9,633+ views
    Al-Qaeda Draws New Recruits Via Internet Al-Qaeda is using the Internet to recruit vulnerable young people to its terrorist network, according to a programme aired on Saudi Arabian TV late on Tuesday. Umm Osama, the founder of al-Qaeda's first women-only website, al-Khansa, joined several others on the programme to discuss how they renounced jihadist ideology. Among those who sought a response to this question was an imam from the Medina mosque, Saleh Ibn Awad al-Mudamsi, and the father of a young al-Qaeda suspect held in an Iraqi prison. Read More Qaeda Targets U.S. Oil Interests in North Africa U.S....
  • Threat Matrix: June 2008

    06/02/2008 12:04:34 PM PDT · by nwctwx · 1,085 replies · 5,263+ views
    The Hunt for American al Qaeda The United States is turning up the heat in the hunt for the California boy turned al Qaeda operative, Adam Gadahn, who has been charged with treason and is believed to be hiding in Afghanistan. If caught and convicted, Gadahn could face the death penalty. The State Department along with the Department of Diplomatic Security announced the beginning of a publicity campaign in Afghanistan urging locals to provide any information on Gadahn's whereabouts, with a reward if the information leads to his capture. Radio advertisements with information concerning the $1 million reward have...
  • Abbas to visit U.S. next month--Jewish groups placed on security alert

    03/26/2008 1:27:14 PM PDT · by SJackson · 3 replies · 240+ views
    JTA ^ | 3-26-08
    [url=]Jewish groups placed on security alert [/url] Citing an increase in threats and attacks, a U.S. Jewish security network warned its members to be alert to a "new set of circumstances." "The convergence and timing of several events coupled with escalating tensions in the Middle East create a new set of circumstances that have commanded our attention," said the alert issued Tuesday by the Secure Community Network. "The current heightened threat environment poses challenges and issues, particularly when there is a need for a balanced approach to securing our institutions, agencies and organizations." The alert cited among other circumstances the...
  • Threat Matrix: March 2008

    03/05/2008 5:59:39 PM PST · by nwctwx · 1,515 replies · 23,048+ views
    Petraeus: Al Qaida Trying to 'Come Back In' U.S. military officials said there will be no significant reduction in coalition troops in the Baghdad area as part of an effort to stop the Al Qaida offensive in northern Iraq. They said Al Qaida was trying to reenter Baghdad and reverse its losses in 2007. "Al Qaida is trying to come back in," U.S. military commander Gen. David Petraeus said. "We can feel it and see it, and what we're trying to do is rip out any roots before they can get deeply into the ground." Read More Militants Assert...
  • A Despot's Distraction (Oliver North)

    03/06/2008 9:07:08 PM PST · by jazusamo · 16 replies · 325+ views ^ | March 7, 2008 | Oliver North
    WASHINGTON -- These are tough times for terrorists and the despots who back them. On Jan. 28, Abu Laith al-Libi, No. 3 in al-Qaida, was killed by a missile strike in Pakistan. Two weeks later, Lebanon's Hezbollah terror chieftain, Imad Mughniyah, met his demise in Damascus, Syria, when his car exploded. Then March 1, Raul Reyes, second-ranking commander of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC), was killed in Ecuador. Three days later, Saleh Ali Saleh Nabhan, the al-Qaida "mastermind" of the 1998 attacks on our embassies in Kenya and Tanzania, was killed by a missile strike in Somalia. Despite...
  • Mughniyeh’s Death a Harbinger for War

    02/19/2008 6:48:41 PM PST · by Perdogg · 7 replies · 126+ views
    arab news ^ | 02.20.08 | Osama Al Sharif
    There are no written rules of engagement in the ongoing tussle between Israel and Hezbollah. And if there were, neither would stick by them for long. This has been an open war with both parties using every available resource and every trick in the book. But quite often both would accept mediation and, through third-party negotiations, they would agree to exchange prisoners and the remains of dead soldiers and fighters.
  • 'Arrests' in Moghaniyah murder case

    02/18/2008 4:14:46 PM PST · by BlueDragon · 16 replies · 317+ views
    Al ^ | SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 17, 2008 | stated as "agencies"
    Syrian officials are reported to have detained suspects said to be connected or involved in the killing of Imad Moghaniyah, a senior commander of Hezbollah, in Damascus on Tuesday. According to the state-run Al Watan newspaper, "suspects of various Arab nationalities have been arrested". [bold emphasis, mine]
  • Death by Car Bomb in Damascus

    02/17/2008 7:24:57 AM PST · by Jabba the Nutt · 5 replies · 171+ views
    The Weekly Standard ^ | Thomas Joscelyn
    Late Tuesday night in Damascus, Imad Mugniyah, senior terrorist of Hezbollah, was killed in a car bomb explosion. It was a fitting death for a founding father of Islamic terrorism, a man who himself had built many bombs. If you had not heard of Mugniyah before, there is a good reason. Terror chieftains like Osama bin Laden and Ayman al Zawahiri seek the limelight with their frequent and widely disseminated diatribes. Not Mugniyah. Until recently, only a handful of photos of him were publicly available, and he never gave interviews. Instead, he was something of a ghost, confined to the...
  • ANALYSIS: What Hezbollah could lose in avenging Mughniyah

    02/16/2008 4:02:48 PM PST · by SmithL · 19 replies · 203+ views
    Haaretz ^ | 2/17/8 | Avi Issacharoff and Amos Harel
    The German weekly Der Spiegel reported Saturday that Prime Minister Ehud Olmert plans to declare the two soldiers kidnapped by Hezbollah, Eldad Regev and Udi Goldwasser, dead. Olmert was in Germany last week, and the Germans are the chief mediators between Israel and Hezbollah on this issue. The likelihood that they are dead increases with every day that goes by with no sign of life from them. Israeli security sources confirmed last night that the intelligence community is reassessing the kidnapped soldiers' situation and is likely to make "difficult decisions" on the matter in the coming weeks. But Israel is...
  • Iran and Israel Poised for Possible Military Clash over Mughniyeh’s Death (Debka)

    02/16/2008 5:32:48 AM PST · by maquiladora · 22 replies · 739+ views
    Debka (pinch of salt alert) ^ | February 16, 2008, 2:53 PM (GMT+02:00)
    Tehran is bent on avenging the death of its top terror tactician Imad Mughniyeh who was struck down by a bomb planted in his car in Damascus Tuesday, Feb. 13. Even before the high-ranking Iranian military investigation team, headed by Gen. Ghassem Soleimani, chief of the IRGC’s al Qods Brigades, began a rush job the next day, Israel was singled out as the target for punishment by Iran, Hizballah and Syria. Syria also launched a probe to identify the long arm which hit the shadowy master terrorist under the noses of its security services. Some of the theories and rumors...
  • Report: Hizbullah goes on high alert

    02/16/2008 1:48:37 AM PST · by maquiladora · 46 replies · 167+ views
    Lebanese newspaper reports Shiite militant group orders 50,000 of its fighters to prepare to ‘curb any Israeli aggression,’ evacuates most buildings used for non-military purposes in south Lebanon; US embassy asks staff to stay vigilant Hizbullah has raised its alert level in southern Lebanon to the maximum, following the organization leader Hassan Nasrallah’s threats to retaliate against Israel for the assassination of Imad Mugniyah, Lebanese paper as-Safir reported Saturday. Hizbullah claims that Mugniyah, the group’s top military commander who died in a blast in Damascus Tuesday, has been killed by Israeli agents. According to as-Safir, Hizbullah has ordered 50,000 of...
  • Mughniyeh's True Legacy (Caroline Glick: Mughniyeh As Mastermind Of Global Terror Network Alert)

    02/15/2008 8:42:25 AM PST · by goldstategop · 16 replies · 214+ views
    Jerusalem Post ^ | 2/15/2008 | Caroline Glick
    It is quite possible that terror master Imad Mughniyeh was not killed Tuesday night in Damascus for his past crimes, but to prevent him from carrying out additional attacks in the future. On January 30, French security services raided a Paris apartment and arrested six Arab men. Three of the men - two Lebanese and one Syrian - were travelling on diplomatic passports. According to the Italian Libero newspaper, the six were members of a Hizbullah cell. Documents seized included tourist maps of Paris, London, Madrid, Berlin and Rome marked up with red highlighter to indicate routes, addresses, parking lots...
  • Ahmadinejad: We Have A Million More Mugniyahs

    02/15/2008 5:49:05 AM PST · by Fennie · 17 replies · 101+ views
    YnetNews ^ | February 14, 2008 | Dudi Cohen
    VIDEO - Iran's president sent a condolence letter on Thursday to Hizbullah leader Hassan Nasrallah following the assassination of the Lebanese terror group's top military commander Imad Mugniyah. "(Mugniyah) was neither the first nor the last victim in the defense of the dignity of the nations, but his death is casts more shame on the Zionists and their supporters," Mahmoud Ahmadinejad wrote in the letter. "The occupiers of Jerusalem (Israel) must know that these crimes will not compensate for their humiliating defeat during their invasion of Lebanon," he continued to say. "Despite the fact that the Lebanese nation has lost...
  • The Targeted Killing of Imad Mugniyeh

    02/14/2008 6:08:57 AM PST · by nuconvert · 12 replies · 239+ views
    FrontPage mag ^ | February 14, 2008 | Alan M. Dershowitz
    The Targeted Killing of Imad Mugniyeh By Alan M. Dershowitz | Thursday, February 14, 2008 If Imad Mugniyeh - the Hezbollah terrorist mastermind who was responsible for hundreds if not thousands of murders – was indeed successfully targeted for assassination, his untimely death should be cause for celebration. I say untimely, because if he had been killed years ago, many innocent lives would have been saved. At the time of this writing, no one can be sure whether Imad Mugniyeh is really dead, whether if he is dead he was killed by a car bomb, and who is responsible...
  • Mastermind's death a 'major, major blow' to (Iran's Islamic terror) Hezbollah

    02/14/2008 2:13:56 AM PST · by PRePublic · 13 replies · 163+ views
    nationalpost. (Canada) ^ | February 14, 2008
    Mastermind's death a 'major, major blow' to Hezbollah National Post, Canada A short, chubby Islamic revolutionary, Mugniyeh began his career guarding Yasser Arafat during the Lebanon civil war and then went to work for the Iranians, ...
  • YouTube: News Footage from 1985 Hijacking of TWA 847 by Dead Terrorist Mugniyah (6 videos)

    02/13/2008 6:12:12 PM PST · by cgk · 8 replies · 1,126+ views
    YouTube | June 1985 | MSTS1
    TWA Flight 847 - 6/85 - Stethem - (1 of 6) TWA Flight 847 - 6/85 - Stethem - (2 of 6) TWA Flight 847 - 6/85 - Stethem - (3 of 6) TWA Flight 847 - 6/85 - Stethem - (4 of 6) TWA Flight 847 - 6/85 - Stethem - (5 of 6) TWA Flight 847 - 6/85 - Stethem - (6 of 6)
  • Former CIA official: Mossad behind Mugniyah killing

    02/13/2008 1:14:43 PM PST · by kress · 70 replies · 213+ views
    YnetNews ^ | 02.13.08 | Yitzhak Benhorin
    WASHINGTON – While Israel has formally refuted allegations it was involved in the assassination of Hizbullah 'operations officer' Imad Mugniyah in Damascus on Tuesday, former CIA official Bruce Riedel says all signs seem to indicate the Mossad was behind the killing. Riedel, who spent over 30 years with the CIA before serving as a senior advisor on South Asian and Middle East affairs under three US presidents, said Israel has already carried out similar operations in Syria Currently a senior fellow with the Saban Center for Middle East Policy at the Brookings Institute, he says Mugniyah's assassination proves Israel has...
  • Israel's No. 1 Most Wanted Terrorist Assassinated(Responsble for the 1983 Marine Barracks bombing)

    02/13/2008 12:18:43 PM PST · by kellynla · 93 replies · 362+ views ^ | February 13, 2008 | Aaron Klein
    JAFFA, Israel – The deputy commander of the Hezbollah terrorist organization, responsible for infamous deadly attacks against the U.S. and Israel, including involvement in the 1983 bombing of a U.S. Marine barracks in Lebanon, was killed in a car bomb blast in Syria today. Imad Mughniyah was Israel's No. 1 most-wanted terrorist, even ahead of Hezbollah chieftain Hassan Nasrallah. Mughniyah was considered one of the most dangerous terrorists in the world by Western intelligence agencies. He led Hezbollah's "international terror branch," directly orchestrating attacks against foreign targets, according to Israeli security officials. He was widely considered Nasrallah's successor. Mughniyah was...
  • Here is a list of terrorist attacks blamed on Imad Mughniyeh.

    02/13/2008 9:36:01 AM PST · by Dog · 34 replies · 547+ views ^ | Feb 13 2008
    —April 1983: suicide bomber rams van packed with explosives into the U.S. Embassy in Beirut, killing 63 people, including 17 Americans.AVENGED!! —October 1983: suicide attackers carry out near simultaneous truck bombings against barracks of French and U.S. peacekeeping forces in Beirut, killing 241 American Marines and 58 French paratroopers.AVENGED! —March 1984: Lt. Col. William F. Buckley, CIA station chief in Beirut, kidnapped and eventually killed in the beginning of a spate of kidnappings linked to Hezbollah.AVENGED! —March 1985: Associated Press chief Mideast correspondent Terry Anderson kidnapped and then held for more than six years.AVENGED! —June 1985: Lebanese Shiite militants hijack...
  • Military Intelligence: Hizbullah lost its number one figure

    02/13/2008 8:48:49 AM PST · by george76 · 18 replies · 191+ views
    ynet ^ | 02.13.08
    Reservist Military Intelligence officers tell Ynet of Imad Mugniyah's prowess as terrorist mastermind. Former Mossad chief Danny Yatom: One of most dangerous terrorists ever. "Hizbullah lost its most important operative in the organization in recent years," a reservist Military Intelligence officer told Ynet on Wednesday in reference to the killing of senior Hizbullah military commander Imad Mugniyah in an explosion in Damascus. "He was an expert in carrying out terrorist attacks and at the same time, he was an expert in maintaining a low profile and knowing, for 20 years, how to evade the many that tried to get him,"...
  • Syria blast killed Moughniyah - Hezbollah [Commander of]

    02/13/2008 12:52:19 AM PST · by HAL9000 · 448 replies · 2,955+ views
    Reuters (excerpt) ^ | February 13, 2007
  • New Fears: The Return of a Superterrorist (Most Dangerous Besides Osama = MUGNIYAH)

    01/31/2007 8:52:21 PM PST · by cgk · 56 replies · 2,048+ views
    Newsweek ^ | 1/31 for 2/5 edition | Hosenball, Bahari & Chen
    New Fears: The Return of a Superterrorist Feb. 5, 2007 issue - Before Osama bin Laden, there was Imad Mughniyeh. The Lebanese terrorist from Hizbullah was considered the most dangerous in the world. Now the White House worries that he's back, after years of lying low. Four serving U.S. intel and counterterrorism officials, anonymous when discussing sensitive material, said Mughniyeh is prominent in recent reporting from the field about Hizbullah activity. Bruce Riedel, a veteran Mideast expert recently retired from the CIA, told NEWSWEEK there is "no question he is heavily involved in [formulating] terrorist contingency plans in case of...
  • Dangerous liaisons: covert "love affair" between Russia and Hezbollah

    01/09/2006 5:20:47 PM PST · by Tailgunner Joe · 8 replies · 1,191+ views
    AIA ^ | Michel Elbaz
    The relations between Russia and the Shiite's religious leadership in Lebanon started to develop in the beginning of the seventies. The spiritual leader of the Lebanese Shia community, Imam Moussa Al-Sadr, visited Moscow in 1972 and asked Soviet authorities to issue humanitarian aid to his people. At the same time cooperation between the Marxist factions of the PLO that were active in Lebanon and Soviet military intelligence – GRU, intensified greatly. Several soviet officers (speaking fluent Arabic) even visited Palestinian terrorist training camps in the Bekaa Valley in Lebanon between 1972-1975. Using their connections in PLO they managed to establish...
  • Hizbullah, Illegal Immigration, and the Next 9/11

    04/28/2006 2:54:53 PM PDT · by Barbarian6 · 19 replies · 908+ views
    FrontPage Magazine ^ | 28 Apr 2006 | LTC Joseph Myers
    By LTC Joseph Myers and Patrick Poole 28 April 2006: From the Article: "It is too early to predict how the current diplomatic crisis over Iran’s nuclear weapons program will play out, but Americans should assume that any potential military hostilities could result in Hezbollah striking American interests across the globe and here in the US Homeland. Possibly the Iranian ayatollahs may decide that preemptive Hezbollah suicide attacks against America might serve as a deterrent to U.S. military action against their nuclear facilities. A strategic wave of Hezbollah suicide bombings, and well coordinated military attacks in America could very well...
  • Iran’s president recruits terror master

    04/23/2006 1:49:01 AM PDT · by MadIvan · 14 replies · 895+ views
    The Sunday Times ^ | April 23, 2006 | Sarah Baxter and Uzi Mahnaimi
    Plot for revenge attacks on WestIRAN’S president, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, attended a meeting in Syria earlier this year with one of the world’s most wanted terrorists, according to intelligence experts and a former national security official in Washington. US officials and Israel intelligence sources believe Imad Mugniyeh, the Lebanese commander of Hezbollah’s overseas operations, has taken charge of plotting Iran’s retaliation against western targets should President George W Bush order a strike on Iranian nuclear sites. Mugniyeh is on the FBI’s “Most Wanted Terrorists” list for his role in a series of high-profile attacks against the West, including the 1985 hijacking...
  • Able Danger: Trouble In River City [IMPORTANT]

    08/27/2005 10:16:03 PM PDT · by Enchante · 71 replies · 2,809+ views
    Captains Quarters [blog] ^ | 8/27/05 | Edward Morrissey
    What the team leader found that Sunday morning was nothing less than a complete documented record of operational ties between Iran and al-Qaeda for the critical months just prior to September 11. "The documents showed Iran was facilitating the travel of al-Qaeda operatives, ordering Iranian border inspectors not to put telltale stamps on their passports, thus keeping their travel documents clean," the team leader told me. "The Iranians were fully aware that they were helping operatives who were part of an organization preparing attacks against the United States." ... Most troubling among the seventy-five documents the team read that Sunday...
  • Likely Mastermind Of Tower Attacks

    12/12/2001 11:47:54 AM PST · by Plummz · 74 replies · 1,685+ views
    Insight ^ | Dec. 7, 2001 | Kenneth R. Timmerman
    He has blown up U.S. embassies and car-bombed a U.S. military barracks. He has hijacked U.S. commercial airliners and murdered Americans. He has kidnapped and tortured a top CIA officer and vowed through terror to drive the United States from his country. Do you know who he is? If you guessed Osama bin Laden, you're wrong. The correct answer is Imad Fayez Mugniyeh (pronounced MOOG-NEE-YEH), a Lebanese Shiite long considered one of the world's most ruthless and elusive killers. The CIA has been tracking him since 1984 when he masterminded the kidnapping in Beirut of CIA station chief William ...
  • THE UNKNOWN KING OF TERROR and the Coming Lebanon Civil War

    03/29/2005 9:47:48 AM PST · by ckilmer · 5 replies · 852+ views
    Winds Of Change ^ | Dr. Jack Wheeler
    THE UNKNOWN KING OF TERROR and the Coming Lebanon Civil WarBy Dr. Jack WheelerLast week, we discussed how there could be a light at the end of the terrorist tunnel. Now let’s talk about how that light could be an oncoming train.One of the most famous quotes of America’s favorite philosopher, Yogi Berra, is: “It’s never over until it’s over.” We’ve all been swept away with democracy seeming to march ineluctably forward in the Middle East, thrilled by the sea of red and white Lebanese flags waved in Beirut’s Martyr’s Square, and confidant that the Cedar Revolution will be victorious...
  • THE UNKNOWN KING OF TERROR and the Coming Lebanon Civil War

    03/12/2005 6:31:26 AM PST · by nuconvert · 9 replies · 399+ views
    tothepointnews ^ | March 10, 2005 | Jack Wheeler
    THE UNKNOWN KING OF TERROR and the Coming Lebanon Civil War Behind The Lines - Dr. Jack Wheeler Thursday, March 10, 2005 Last week, we discussed how there could be a light at the end of the terrorist tunnel. Now let’s talk about how that light could be an oncoming train. One of the most famous quotes of America’s favorite philosopher, Yogi Berra, is: “It’s never over until it’s over.” We’ve all been swept away with democracy seeming to march ineluctably forward in the Middle East, thrilled by the sea of red and white Lebanese flags waved in Beirut’s Martyr’s...
  • The Unknown King of Terror

    03/12/2005 6:25:11 AM PST · by nuconvert · 22 replies · 1,706+ views ^ | March 12, 2005
    GLOBAL JIHAD/ The unknown king of terror Hezbollah military chief has longer resume than bin Laden March 12, 2005 Though his name is unknown to most, a Middle East terrorists boasting a long resume of attacks and who takes order from Tehran will prevent any sort of peaceful freedom from breaking out in Lebanon, reports geopolitical expert Jack Wheeler. In a column on his intelligence website, To the Point, Wheeler notes that the Hezbollah's chief of military operations, who has over 20 years in the terror business, is set to start a civil war in Lebanon. Wheeler ties the...
  • Terrorists in Muslim Disguise

    09/19/2004 1:25:01 PM PDT · by GIJoel · 90 replies · 3,195+ views
    Terrorists in Muslim Disguise (a must read) Inside Story: World Report August 1994 Now that the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) is beginning to defeat Israel, it is pulling out one of its most powerful terrorist weapons to finish the surrender process. That weapon is commonly known as "Islamic fundamentalism." On Monday, July 18 [1994], a powerful car bomb exploded in downtown Buenos Aires, Argentina. The target, a seven-story Jewish community center, was completely destroyed, leaving nearly 100 dead and another 100 wounded.1 Eight days later, another car bomb was detonated—this time at the Israeli embassy in London, England. The embassy...
  • Beirut veteran blamed over Basra attacks

    04/24/2004 4:22:19 PM PDT · by Pokey78 · 24 replies · 231+ views
    The Sunday Telegraph (U.K.) ^ | 04/25/04 | Con Coughlin
    A leading Lebanese terrorist accused of blowing up the American embassy in Beirut in the 1980s is being held responsible for the increase in suicide bomb attacks against coalition targets in southern Iraq. In the latest blasts, in the British-controlled sector in Basra at the end of last week, 73 people - including 18 children - were killed when five suicide car bombs exploded outside police stations. Western intelligence officials have uncovered evidence that the attacks are being co-ordinated by Imad Mugniyeh, a leading figure in Lebanon's extremist Hizbollah Shia Muslim terror organisation. Washington has accused Mugniyeh of blowing up...
  • Al Qaeda and Hezbollah Plot a Dangerous Alliance

    01/01/2003 8:52:49 AM PST · by Conservative News Hound · 25 replies · 772+ views
    DefenseWatch ^ | 01-01-03 | Tom Knowlton
    Al Qaeda and Hezbollah Plot a Dangerous Alliance By Tom Knowlton In an interview with The Sunday Times of London on Dec. 15, 2002, Palestinian Authority Chairman Yasser Arafat unwittingly provided the U.S.-led coalition against terrorism with a major insight into the evolving strategy of Osama bin Laden's al Qaeda terrorist network. Arafat asked Times interviewer Marie Colvin, "Why is Bin Laden talking about Palestine now? Bin Laden never, not ever, stressed this issue. He never helped us. He was working in a completely different area and against our interests." Arafat gave the interview after statements attributed to al Qaeda's...
  • Investigative Report: Iran Cosponsors Al-Qaeda Terrorism

    11/12/2001 12:17:17 PM PST · by Stand Watch Listen · 14 replies · 226+ views
    insight magazine ^ | November 9, 2001 | Kenneth R. Timmerman
    Iranian President Mohammad Khatami came to New York City on Nov. 8 to attend a U.N. summit as U.S. intelligence and law-enforcement agencies explored new information tying his regime's intelligence services to Sept. 11 and to previous anti-American terrorist attacks, Insight has learned.The information is coming from a variety of sources and shows a clear pattern of operational contacts between the Iranian government and Osama bin Laden's al-Qaeda organization. These contacts include joint planning of terrorist operations, military training of bin Laden operatives inside Iran and by Iranian personnel in Syria and Lebanon, financial assistance to clandestine terrorist and surveillance ...
  • Al-Qaeda and Argentina

    10/26/2001 7:02:14 AM PDT · by Pokey78 · 1 replies · 496+ views
    Jane's Security ^ | 10/26/2001
    One of the more bizarre tangents of the 11 September suicide attacks on the USA is a report that purports to link Osama bin Laden’s Al-Qaeda network to two deadly bombings in Buenos Aires in 1992 and 1994 that killed 177 people and which remain unsolved. Argentine, US and Israeli authorities have repeatedly blamed those attacks on Hizbullah and Iran, but no one has ever been charged, let alone convicted, for them. On 18 October, however, Argentina’s foreign ministry made the disclosure that its embassy in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, received telephone calls — purportedly from Al-Qaeda — on 20, 23 ...
  • Nazis tied to anthrax attacks

    11/10/2001 2:52:24 PM PST · by callisto · 75 replies · 441+ views
    WorldNetDaily ^ | 11.10.01 | WorldNetDaily
    FROM DEBKA INTELLIGENCE FILES Nazis tied to anthrax attacks FBI sources see links between Hezbollah, fugitive Germans Editor's note: DEBKAfile's electronic news publication is a news-cum-analysis live wire, online round the clock seven days a week. A weekly edition, DEBKA-Net-Weekly, is now available through Drawing on DEBKAfile's unique sources, analytical talents and forward-looking insights, it is presented as a compact, intelligence-angled weekly package. It is available as a direct e-mail feed or via the Internet. © 2001 Fresh foreign leads in the FBI's anthrax investigation point to the involvement of one or more German or Austrian biological or ...