Posts Tagged ‘Al Qaeda’
Now we know why The Pakistani ISI Chief and The Military are demanding that General Musharraf be treated respectfully in confinement.
“LONDON Former President Pervez Musharraf has said that most of the `missing persons` went `missing` on their own.
`They had joined various factions of jihadi outfits including Taliban without informing their families. Many had gone into Indian Kashmir to participate in Jihad and many went to Afghanistan to fight on the side of Taliban. Most were brainwashed.`
The former chief of the Pakistani Army, General Musharraf while participating in Aljazeera`s David Frost Show on Friday night rejected the perception that the Army and the ISI were somehow involved in making people disappear and said that Chief Justice Iftikhar Mohammad Chaudhry would finally come up with nothing in the case.
Answering a question on how he felt about the current situation in Pakistan he said he felt sad, despondent at whatever is happening in Pakistan today, `Pakistan is suffering.`
He, however, said Pakistan had the potential to fight back and all that is needed is for the government to win the confidence of the people in its ability to face terrorism and extremism and also in its ability to put the economy back on the rails.
In reply to another question he said he did not think there were more than 300-400 al Qaeda fighters holed up in the mountains of Pakistan`s tribal areas.
He said between the Taliban and al Qaeda he considered the former to be a more serious threat to Pakistan `because they are from among the population while the latter are foreigners and the local people are known to have supported the government in fighting them.`
He, however, said the Taliban could never overthrow the government in Islamabad, `Unless we commit a blunder. They should not be given any political space. If we keep giving them space they would keep gaining ground.`
“The judicial commission constituted for the recovery of the missing persons on Wednesday submitted it report in the Supreme Court of Pakistan, stating it has traced 378 missing persons cases while 633 are pending.
An apex court bench headed by the Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry continued the hearing of missing persons’ case.
In report submitted by before the bench, the commission said that 24 cases were completed in Sindh while 100 are still pending.”
- Pakistani police arrest Musharraf (bbc.co.uk)
India ,Nepal and France had been hit by Pressure Cooker Bombs between 2002 and 2004.
Pressure cooker Bombs were used in Mumbai Terror Attack.
In 2004, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) was concerned enough about pressure-cooker bombs to issue an alert to federal and state security officials: “A technique commonly taught in Afghan terrorist training camps is the use/conversion of pressure cookers into [improvised explosive devices],” the bulletin warned.
That bulletin cited several plots from 2002 to 2004 to use pressure-cooker bombs in France, India and Nepal. But more recently there have been at least three other instances of would-be terrorists in the West, all of them Islamic radicals, in possession of pressure cookers for reasons that seemed not to involve having friends over for dinner. One was an Army private linked to the 2009 Fort Hood shooter Nidal Hasan, who had reportedly been taking bombmaking tips from al-Qaeda’s short-lived (literally) online magazine Inspire and had various weapons and explosives along with his cooking pot. (The magazine reportedly recommended pressure cookers as explosive devices.) A 2010 suicide bomber in Stockholm had rigged a pressure-cooker bomb that failed to detonate. And as a newer DHS warning about the kitchen devices noted, the failed 2010 SUV bomb in New York’s Times Square was a pressure-cooker device containing 120 firecrackers. The same DHS memo refers to a March 2010 bombing with a pressure cooker at a Western Christian aid agency in Pakistan that killed six people.
Nor do these devices require much money or special training. As DHS put it in 2004:
Typically, these bombs are made by placing TNT or other explosives in a pressure cooker and attaching a blasting cap at the top of the pressure cooker. The size of the blast depends on the size of the pressure cooker and the amount of explosive placed inside.Pressure-cooker bombs are made with readily available materials and can be as simple or as complex as the builder decides. These types of devices can be initiated using simple electronic components including, but not limited to, digital watches, garage-door openers, cell phones or pagers. As a common cooking utensil, the pressure cooker is often overlooked when searching vehicles, residences or merchandise crossing the U.S. borders
Story from infowars and hollywood life.
‘TMZ is reporting that Tamerlan Tsarnaev, 26, who was killed by police on April 19, created a YouTube page “several months ago” containing links to multiple religious videos. Tamerlan’s younger brother, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, 19, is still on the run, as of 11:15am EST on April 19.
The YouTube page has not been confirmed to belong to Tamerlan Tsarnaev at this time. The page “liked” videos related to Al Qaeda and had religious videos in the playlist.”
Watch this video at the Link below’
Editor’s note: We are not claiming the man in the video is Tamerlan Tsarnaev. We are saying this video appeared on his Youtube account.
The alleged terrorist, Tamerlan Tsarnaev, killed by police last night, is said to have posted the video below on Youtube. According to an email sent to Infowars.com, the video was pulled from the popular video hosting site, but subsequently reposted to Internet Archive, here.
We do not speak Chechen at Infowars.com, so we are not sure what is being said in the video. However, the video has all the hallmarks of an al-Qaeda production, including the flag in the background resembling the al-Qaeda flag.
If the video below indeed appeared on Tsarnaev’s Youtube account, we can expect the official narrative to claim the Boston bombing to be an al-Qaeda attack with all the political ramifications that entails, including undoubtedly an aggressive expansion of the police state in the U.S. and a continuation of the war posture abroad. It will likely also serve as an excuse to expand military action in Africa where, we are reminded, al-Qaeda is expanding operations, particularly in Mali.
- Who Is Dzhokhar Tsarnaev? (theatlanticwire.com)
It is a cliché that one ‘s Terrorist is another’s Freedom Fighter.
We have LTTE, had PLO ,Black September…..
The list of Officially declared terrorist Out fits is towards the end of the post(Wiki)
What about the State Sponsored Terrorism?
Glaring example is Rajapakshe Government of Sri Lanka massacring the Tamils.
Killing Fields of Sri Lanka-Tamil Version)
It is no less, some of them unjustified by any stretch of imagination.
It is question of perception.
Sample list of Terrorism sponsored bt the State/Governments.
Government Sponsored Terrorism Articles
[08/10/2006] Red Alert For Staged Government Terror Attack
Today\’s red level terror alert in symbiosis with escalation of conflict in the Middle East is the trial balloon for a massive staged false flag terror attack, blamed on Hezbollah or Al-Qaeda, that will light the blue touch paper for World War Three. » More
[02/09/2006] Fox still echoing administration\’s \”terrorist surveillance program\” label; regional newspapers follow suit
Fox News reporters and anchors have increased their use of the Bush administration\’s term for its warrantless domestic spying program, which it calls a \”terrorist [or terror] surveillance program,\” in their reporting and commentary. Some regional newspapers appear to be following Fox\’s lead. » More
[11/16/2005] U.S. Had Iraqi With Same Name As Bomber
American forces detained and later released an Iraqi with the same name as one of the suicide attackers who struck three hotels in Amman, Jordan, last week, the U.S. military said Monday. » More
[11/16/2005] Who profited from Amman bombings?
In the wake of recent bomb attacks targeting three hotels in the Jordanian capital Amman, the corporate media attempted to shape events to the liking of the Bushcons and the Israelis. » More
[11/16/2005] Israel\’s latest black op – the most transparent yet?
Was the bombing of the Radisson SAS Hotel in Amman, Jordan the work of a suicide bomber, as most reports maintain – or were the explosives actually placed in the ceiling above, as was reported by two sources, Reuters and Mary Fitzgerald » More
[11/11/2005] GOP memo touts new terror attack as way to reverse party\’s decline
A confidential memo circulating among senior Republican leaders suggests that a new attack by terrorists on U.S. soil could reverse the sagging fortunes of President George W. Bush as well as the GOP and \”restore his image as a leader of the American people.\” » More
[11/10/2005] Police: Bali Bombing Terror head kills himself
[11/10/2005] Scores dead in three Amman hotel bombings; Israelis evacuated before attack
[11/10/2005] Scores dead in three Amman hotel bombings; Israelis evacuated before attack
A number of Israelis staying yesterday at the Radisson SAS were evacuated before the bombing by Jordanian security forces, apparently due to a specific security alert. They were escorted back to Israel by security personnel. » More
[11/09/2005] False Flags in Trinidad and Tobago
In what may have been an attempt to stage a set of bombings in the Caribbean oil region and point the finger at Venezuela\’s significant Arab and Muslim population, a Russian-born Israeli national was recently arrested in Port of Spain, Trinidad. » More
[10/25/2005] Former UN Weapons Inspector: Don\’t Rule Out Staged Government Terror
Former United Nations weapons inspector and Marine Scott Ritter appeared on The Alex Jones Show and stated that he wouldn\’t rule out the possibility of the Bush administration staging a terror attack in order to jolt a wavering foreign policy agenda back on track. » More
[10/17/2005] UK and Iran tit-for-tat bomb claims
Britain and Iran have traded accusations about state involvement in terrorist activities. » More
[10/17/2005] Indonesian President Accuses Western Intel Of Being Behind Bali Bombings
former President of Indonesia – reportedly more trusted than any other official in the country – told SBS-TV Date-Line, Australia’s state-run public TV, that the horrendous Bali bombing, which killed more than 200 in Indonesia, was planned and carried out by Indonesian police or military personnel at the behest of Western powers. » More
[10/07/2005] Flocco: CIA, French intelligence kill 4, capture 5 Israelis in NY subway attack
Earlier this evening intelligence members of the American-French Alliance stopped an attempt by Israeli Mossad operatives to blow up the New York City subway, according to national security and U.S. intelligence expert Thomas Heneghen.\n » More
[10/07/2005] British vehicles crash into Basra jail
Tensions between British forces and Shi\’ites in southern Iraq are at a dangerous and chaotic low after British armoured forces smashed down a jail wall and freed two British undercover soldiers who had been arrested by Iraqi police. » More
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- FBI Spreading Fears Of Fake Terror Across US (secretsofthefed.com)
He was in Iran prison , released, entered Turkey illegally and was herded by the CIA in Jordan while he was on his way to Kuwait.
Why and how he was released by Iran is a mystery!
How the CIA snatched him is not clear.
Hope the CIA caught the right man!
There is no corner of the world where you can escape from justice because we will do everything in our power to hold you accountable to the fullest extent of the law.’
Records compiled by a United Nations sanctions committee show that Abu Ghaith was born in Kuwait in 1965, but that he left Kuwait for Pakistan in June 2001.
At one point, he married one of bin Laden’s daughters. Her identity was not immediately known.
After the September 11 attacks, Abu Ghaith first surfaced as one of al-Qaeda’s main spokesmen.
Later, U.S. officials believe he was part of a group of top figures in the group that included one of bin Laden’s sons, Saad, who allegedly traveled to Iran, where the Iranian government claimed they were ‘in custody.’
The Long War Journal, a counterterrorism blog published by the conservative Foundation for the Defense of Democracies, reported in 2010 that Abu Ghaith had been released by Iranian authorities and supposedly had returned to Afghanistan.
Senior Republican Rep Peter King announced Ghaith’s arrest on Thursday, hailing it as a ‘very significant victory’ in the ongoing fight against al-Qaeda.
King, the former chairman of the Homeland Security Committee, said the CIA and FBI had caught Ghaith within the last week.
He said the arrest was confirmed by U.S. law enforcement officials.
Ghaith had allegedly taken part in the September 11 plot against the World Trade Center and Pentagon.
Turkish newspaper Hürriyet reported that Ghaith was passing through Jordan, on his way to Kuwait from Turkey when he was apprehended.
Terror: After the September 11 attacks, Abu Ghaith first surfaced as one of al-Qaeda’s main spokesmen
The newspaper said that Ghaith was initially taken into custody more than a month ago at a luxury hotel in the Turkish capital Ankara.
Turkish officials decided he had not committed any crime in Turkey and released him the newspaper reported.
A Turkish court reportedly ruled that Abu Ghaith entered the country illegally from Iran on a fake passport and was ordered to be deported.
As a result of that ruling, Abu Ghaith was seized in Jordan by CIA agents while en route to Kuwait.
Ghaith had been considered ‘stateless’ since since he lost his Kuwaiti citizenship after videos emerged showing him praising the September 11 attacks.
However, Turkish officials refused to confirm Ghaith’s deportation or his capture in Jordan to The Associated Press.
In Amman, the Jordanian capital, a security official said he had no information on the CIA arrest.
U.S. intelligence officials in Washington did not immediately respond to request for information about Ghaith either.
‘I trust he received a vigorous interrogation, and will face swift and certain justice,’ Congressman King added.
In 2002, under pressure as the U.S. military and CIA searched for bin Laden, prosecutors said Abu Ghaith was smuggled into Iran from Afghanistan.
Tom Lynch, a research fellow at the National Defense University in Washington, described Abu Ghaith as one of a small handful of senior al-Qaida leaders “capable of getting the old band back together and postured for a round of real serious international terror.”
“His capture and extradition not only allows the U.S. to hold – and perhaps try – a reputed al-Qaida core survivor, further tarnishing the AQ core brand, but it also points to the dangers for those few remaining al-Qaida core refugees,” Lynch said.
Abu Ghaith’s trial will mark one of the first prosecutions of senior al-Qaida leaders on U.S. soil. Charging foreign terror suspects in American federal courts was a top pledge by President Barack Obama shortly after he took office in 2009 – aimed, in part, to close Guantanamo Bay.(Huffington Post)
- The videos that made bin Laden’s son-in-law famous (foreignpolicy.com)