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David Headley
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/David_Coleman_Headley

David Coleman Headley (born Daood Gilani[1]) is a Pakistani-American businessman based in Chicago, accused of involvement with Islamist terrorism.[2]

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Accusations by FBI

David Coleman Headley, 49, and Tahawwur Hussain Rana, 48, were accused by U.S. federal authorities in Chicago, in complaints unsealed on 27 October 2009, of plotting against the employees of a newspaper in Copenhagen.[3] Headley is accused of traveling to Denmark to scout the building of the Jyllands-Posten newspaper for an attack by Islamist terrorists.[4]
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Associations with Pakistani ex-military officers

Both Headley and Rana are accused in the complaints of reporting to Ilyas Kashmiri, an Islamic militant commander associated with both Al Qaeda and Lashkar-e-Taiba.[3]

Another former military officer is suspected as a co-conspirator and identified only by a pseudonym (Individual A) in the FBI complaint against Headley. He is said to have recently left the Pakistani Army as a Colonel or Brigadier.[3] This second officer, suspected in the complaint as affiliated with Lashkar-e-Taiba, was arrested in 2009 in Pakistan on unspecified charges and later released.[3]
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Association with Lashkar-e-Taiba

Another individual named in the complaint as "LeT member A", a member of Lashkar-e-Taiba, gave instructions to Headley on which locations to scout for future attacks, including both the Danish newspaper and locations in India.[2]
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Suspicions in India

Headley is suspected of traveling to India to scout locations for attack by Lashkar-e-Taiba in the 2008 Mumbai attacks, and of posing as a Jew to scout the Nariman House synagogue for attack.[5] Both Headley and Rana made multiple visits to India before and after the 2008 Mumbai attacks.[6]
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Biography

Dawood Sayed Gilani was born in 1960 in Washington, where his father, Sayed Salim Gilani, was a diplomat at the Pakistani embassy, and his mother, Serrill Headley, was a secretary. When their marriage broke up, Sayed Gilani went back to Pakistan, taking Daood and his sister with him. There Daood attended the Hasan Abdal Cadet College, a preparatory boys' high school for the military. In 1977 his mother traveled to Pakistan and brought him to live with her in the United States, where he grew up.[7]

In 1998, Mr. Gilani, then 38, was convicted of conspiring to smuggle heroin into the country from Pakistan. After his arrest, he provided much information about his Pakistani drug contacts and got less than two years in jail.

He later went to Pakistan to conduct undercover surveillance operations for the Drug Enforcement Administration.[7]


In 2006, he changed his name to David Headley so as to make border crossings between the United States and other countries easier. He moved his family to Chicago, where he claimed to work for Rana’s immigration agency. Rana had been in the high school in Pakistan with him.[7]
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Facts from Philadelphia Inquirer

According to The Philadelphia Inquirer[8], David Headley was born to a Pakistani father and an American mother, his father was a prominent Pakistani diplomat. His mother, Serril Headley was a well known night spot owner in Philadelphia who died in 2008.

Some facts about David Headly:

Born to Pakistani father, American mother

Father was a prominent Pakistani diplomat

Mother Serril ran Khyber Pass, a pub in Philadelphia

Serril got custody of David in 1977

Moved to America at the age of 16

Headley ran a video store in Philadelphia

1997: Jailed for 15 months for heroin smuggling
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References
^ "Headley travelled to India nine times on business visa". Indian Express. November 09, 2009.
^ a b PRNewswire-USNewswire (27 Oct 2009). "Two Chicago Men Charged in Connection With Alleged Roles in Foreign Terror Plot". Reuters.
^ a b c d DAVID JOHNSTON and ERIC SCHMITT (November 18, 2009). "Ex-Military Officer in Pakistan Is Linked to 2 Chicago Terrorism Suspects". The New York Times.
^ Sebastian Rotella (October 31, 2009). "In alleged terror plot, a troubling twist". Chicago Tribune.
^ "Pakistani American posed as Jew to case Mumbai Chabad". JTA. November 15, 2009.
^ Vinay Kumar (2009-11-18). "Headley-Rana hand seen in 26/11 conspiracy". The Hindu Online.
^ a b c Ginger Thompson (2009-11-21). "An Accused Plotter With Feet in East and West". The New York Times.
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Re: Mumbai terrorist worked for Special Covert Operations of the US DEA
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Re: Mumbai terrorist worked for Special Covert Operations of the US DEA
« Reply #2 on: November 24, 2009, 05:13:16 am »
'Mumbai terrorist pretended to be Jewish'
http://www.jewpi.com/?ovauF2Sr
Ynet Published:    11.15.09, 14:15 / Israel News

US citizen of Pakistani origin arrested in Chicago on suspicion of planning Denmark attack, but investigation reveals David Coleman Headley's involvement in 2008 Mumbai terror attacks. Authorities believe he pretended to be Jewish to enter Chabad center which was bombed.

The American and Indian authorities are questioning an American citizen of Pakistani descent on suspicion of involvement in last year's Mumbai terror attacks. Indian media reported on Sunday that the suspect pretended to be Jewish, stayed at the Chabad center and prepared the ground for the lethal attack.
 
David Coleman Headly (49) was arrested last month at Chicago's O'Hare Airport while on his way to Philadelphia, and from there to Pakistan. The American Federal Bureau of Investigations suspected he was involved in a plot to carry out an attack in Denmark following the publication of the controversial Prophet Muhammad caricatures.
 
A deeper look, however, revealed that he was also involved in the Mumbai attacks in November 2008, in which at least 173 people were killed.
 
Since Headley's arrest, the US has been investigating his actions along with the Indian authorities. Over the weekend Headley's role became clear: Indian security sources reported that he was the one who scanned the Chabad center for the Pakistani terror group Lashkar-e-Taiba, which is believed to be responsible for the attacks.
 
Head of the Indian National Investigation Agency (NIA) raided a number of locations in Mumbai on Saturday in search of incriminating evidence against Headley. Indian defense ministry sources told the Chinese news agency Xinhua that its investigators found that Headly had visited all ten locations that were attacked last November.
 
According to the report, Headley visited the Chabad center in Mumbai in July 2008 – four months before the attack – and presented himself as a Jew in order to stay at the place. Prior to the Chabad center, he stayed at the Taj Mahal Hotel, which was one of the central targets of the terror attack.
 
"It remains unclear how he entered the building (Chabad center) while pretending to be a Jew," an Indian police source told the Calcutta Telegraph. "We are looking into the matter and are trying to find out if anyone in the city helped him. The American FBI found a book in his bag in Chicago titled 'To Pray as a Jew'. It seems he was meticulously preparing himself to behave like a Jew." [Who gave him the book?  The DEA? The CIA? Who trained him, a book isw not enough, this was a much larger plan/plot with very high level people. The number one suspect right now seems to be the DEA]
 
Headley, a Pakistani who immigrated to the United States, changed his name several years ago from Dawood Jilani. Between 2006 and 2009 he ran an immigration help center in Mumbai, but investigators believe he was actually an operative in a widespread terror network that spanned seven Indian cities, including Mumbai, Ahmadabad and New Delhi.
 
The American authorities informed the Indians of Headley's arrest in Chicago, and Mumbai police also arrested two local tour guides suspected of assisting him in the city.
 
Indian investigators raided Headley's help center offices and spoke with the center's employees. Officially, the center is meant to help immigrants obtain entry visas to the US and Canada, but investigators are looking into connections he made with other bodies in the city during his stay.
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Re: Mumbai terrorist worked for Special Covert Operations of the US DEA
« Reply #3 on: November 24, 2009, 05:14:51 am »

Two accused of Danish newspaper plot investigated for ties to Mumbai attacks
Indian officials cite possible connection to last year's deadly assaults
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/chi-terrorist-suspects-mumbainov24,0,1798752,print.story
By Jeff Coen and Hal Dardick November 24, 2009


Authorities in Chicago are looking into allegations that two local men accused of plotting an assault on a Danish newspaper that published controversial cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad may be linked to other plots, including a terrorist assault in Mumbai last year that left more than 170 dead, sources said.

David Coleman Headley, who has cooperated with authorities, is being investigated as a scout for the Mumbai attack, which targeted multiple sites, including two hotels, a train station, a cafe and a Jewish community center.

A source familiar with the probe said Headley's co-defendant in the newspaper case, Tahawwur Hussain Rana, is suspected to have paid for Headley's India missions.

Neither man has been charged in connection with the Mumbai planning, though officials in India were outspoken last week about their possible connection to the attacks. The militant Pakistani group Lashkar-e-Taiba, linked to Rana and Headley in court documents here, has been blamed for the Mumbai attacks.

The U.S. attorney's office in Chicago has declined to say whether charges against the men here could be upgraded to account for their suspected roles in the Mumbai operation. U.S. citizens lost their lives in the coordinated attacks.

So far, Headley, a Pakistani American, is charged with conspiring to commit a terror act outside the U.S., and Rana, a Pakistani native with Canadian citizenship, has been charged with providing material support to terrorism. Those charges relate only to the plan in Denmark, where Headley is alleged to have staked out the Copenhagen offices of the newspaper Jyllands-Posten.

Prosecutors here also have said Rana discussed other targets with Headley.

Both men are to appear in court in Chicago next week, Rana on Dec. 2 and Headley on Dec. 4. Both remain in custody. Rana's lawyer, Patrick Blegen, has denied the allegations. Headley's attorney, John Theis, declined to comment Monday.
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Re: Mumbai terrorist worked for Special Covert Operations of the US DEA
« Reply #4 on: November 24, 2009, 05:20:08 am »
Holy Shit, Look at the time line and sealed documents!



The Conversion of Terror Suspect David Headley:
Ask the DEA

By Jeralyn, Section Terror Trials
http://www.talkleft.com/story/2009/11/22/31734/003
Posted on Sun Nov 22, 2009 at 09:17:00 AM EST


The Chicago terror charges against David Headley, formerly Daood Gilani, and Tahawwur Hussain Rana are interesting for a number of reasons. They are particularly big news in India, where FISA surveillance information has authorities connecting them to the Nov. 2008 Mumbai attacks and to high level people in Lashkar-e-Tayyiba (Lashker e Taiba) and Harkat-ul Jihad Islamid.

What's getting some, but not enough news, is Headley's 1997 bust in New York for conspiracy to import heroin into the U.S. (The New York Times briefly refers to it here.)He was charged under his original name, Daood Saleem Gilani, along with a codefendant James Leslie Lewis. (Lewis was sentenced to 120 months, later reduced to 100 months.)

After Headley's arrest, he was ordered detained pending trial. But, he began cooperating with the DEA. The U.S. Attorney's office submitted some sealed documents (obviously cooperation letters) and got him out on bond. He was sentenced to only 15 months and when he got out from Ft. Dix, the DEA sent him to Pakistan to make some cases. [More...]


Then, the U.S. Attorney requested to terminate his supervised release a few years early. Here are the dates from the court docket, available on Pacer (his case is in the Eastern District of New York>).

02/07/1997
COMPLAINT as to Daood Saleem Gilani, James Leslie Lewis, filed.

02/11/1997
Permanent order of detention entered as to Gilani.

03/07/1997
INDICTMENT as to Daood Saleem Gilani count(s) 1, 2, 3, James Leslie Lewis count(s) 1, 2, 3.

05/06/1997
Daood Saleem Gilani pleads Guilty: count 1 . Setting Sentencing for 7/18/97 before Judge Carol B. Amon .
 
08/20/1997
SEALED DOCUMENT containing PRB BOND AND ATTACHEMENTS.

09/02/1997
SEALED ENVELOPE containing PRB BOND

09/11/1997
SEALED ENVELOPE containing LETTER

10/30/1997
Daood Saleem Gilani Bail Hearing. AUSA Michele Delong, deft present with counsel. Bail continued for another 90 days.

12/04/1997
PRB BOND entered by Daood Saleem Gilani in Amount $ 300,000. (Second bond, extension).

02/27/1998
Daood Saleem Gilani; Bail hearing. Sentencing adjourned until 9/25/98 @ 9:30am.

03/04/1998
SEALED LETTER dated 1/30/98 to be placed in vault per order of Judge Amon.

03/12/1998
SEALED LETTER to be placed in vault as per order of Judge Amon.

05/28/1998
Application granted to travel to Maryland

09/14/1998
Application granted to travel to Philadelphia

09/25/1998
Sentencing: Count 1, 15 months imprisonment, 5 years supervised release. Ordered to surrender on 10/9/98.

10/02/1998
sealed letter placed in vault

10/07/1998
Surrender date continued to 11/6/98

12/15/1998
Judgment Returned Executed as to Daood Saleem Gilani; on 11/6/98, Defendant delivered to FCI Fort Dix [?]

07/20/1999
ORDER as to Daood Saleem Gilani, endorsed on letter dated 7/14/99 from Howard Leader to Judge Amon, requesting permission to travel to Pakistan from 8.10.99 through 9.15.99. Application granted. ) (my emphasis)

11/16/2001
Daood Saleem Gilani. Joint application for termination of Supervised Release granted.

12/27/2001
ORDER as to Daood Saleem Gilani. It is ordered that the releasee be discharged from supervised release and that the proceedings in the case be terminated. Signed by Judge Carol B. Amon, on 12/18/01.



So, Headley/Gilani began serving a 15 month sentence on 11/6/98 (on the same charge for which his co-defendant got 100 months) and 9 months later, on 8/10/99, he was out and on his way to Pakistan, to work proactively for the DEA.

And, while he was sentenced to 5 years supervised release, the U.S. Attorney's office moved to discharge him three years early, in December, 2001.

In 2006, Gilani, who was born in the U.S. and spent his childhood in Pakistan, changed his last name to that of his mother, becoming David Coleman Headley. He traveled all over, including trips to Denmark, India and Pakistan. According to the Government's October, 2009 Complaint, he traveled from the U.S. to Pakistan in August, 2008, flying back on December 7, 2008. The Mumbai attacks were on Nov. 26, 2008. According to news reports yesterday, on Nov. 25, 2008, the money transferers in Italy, at the request of people in Pakistan, wired money to Calphonex, a California phone company, to set up five VOIP accounts used by the Mumbai bombers.

The October Complaint (press release here, complaint available on PACER) alleges Headley and his codefendant Rana conspired with a member of Lashkar-e-Tayyiba and with Ilyas Kashmiri, leader of the terrorist group Harkat-ul Jihad Islamid.

According to the Complaint, Headley told the FBI after his arrest he had worked with Lashkar-e-Tayyiba in the past and received training from the group. He also said he worked with Kashmiri to plan the Danish attack. Lashkar-e-Tayyiba has claimed credit for many attacks in India and the Complaint alleges Headley's contact there was a high-up member.

If the FBI wants to know how Gilani/Headley got connected with terrorists in Pakistan, now that expanded record-sharing is allowed between law enforcement agencies, perhaps they should ask the DEA just what they had him doing over there in 1999, and for how long?

As the press release states, a criminal complaint contains mere allegations that are not evidence of guilt. The defendants are presumed innocent and are entitled to a fair trial at which the government has the burden of proving guilt beyond a reasonable doubt.
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Saturday, November 21, 2009
DAVID HEADLEY, MUMBAI SUSPECT, WORKED FOR THE DRUG ENFORCEMENT ADMINISTRATION
http://aangirfan.blogspot.com/2009/11/david-headley-mumbai-suspect-worked-for.html

FBI officials have alleged that an American called David Coleman Headley was involved in the 26/11 hotel attacks in Mumbai in 2008.

David headley's mother is an American called Serril Headley. (David Coleman Headley - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia)

Serril was a well known night spot owner in Philadelphia.

Serril got custody of David in 1977.

In 1997 David headley was jailed for 15 months for heroin smuggling. (David Coleman Headley - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia)

Around this time he may have been taken over by the CIA?

David Headley is suspected of traveling to India to scout locations for the 2008 Mumbai attacks.

He reportedly posed as a Jew to scout the Nariman House synagogue.

He made multiple visits to India before and after the 2008 Mumbai attacks.

David Headley was born Daood Gilani.

His father was a prominent Pakistani diplomat.

David Headley is accused of reporting to Ilyas Kashmiri, a former Pakistani military officer associated with Al Qaeda (the CIA) (David Coleman Headley - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia)


David Headley is described by the New York Times as An Accused Plotter With Feet in East and West

According to the New York Times:

David Headley was born in Washington.

David Headley, at the age of 17, went to live with his American mother, a former socialite who ran a bar.

Today, David Headley's wife and children live in Chicago.

According to a relative, and friends, David Headley has an American girlfriend, a makeup artist in New York.

The FBI report that Headley has had contacts with Al Qaeda and with officials in the Pakistani government and military.

David Headley's father was a diplomat at the Pakistani Embassy in Washington.

When David Headley's parents moved to Pakistan, David attended a military school in Pakistan.

David Headley's parents divorced some years after the move to Pakistan.

According to family friends, David Headley's mother was involved in heavy drinking and multiple sexual relationships, and David Headley engaging in the same behavior.

According to Jay Wilson, "Those were the days when girls, weed and whatever were readily available. Daood was not immune to the pleasures of American adolescence."

In 1998, David Headley, then 38, was convicted of conspiring to smuggle heroin into the USA from Pakistan.

He was sentenced to less than two years in jail.

Later he went to Pakistan to conduct undercover surveillance operations for the Drug Enforcement Administration.
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Re: Mumbai terrorist worked for Special Covert Operations of the US DEA
« Reply #6 on: November 24, 2009, 05:32:43 am »

I've always wondered why they did the hit on Chabad Lubuvitch.. it was off course (but designed to put 'muslim' creds to the false flag "Islamoterrorist" myth. They hit this couple as a message screaming "We are AlQaeda - and don't you forget it!!!" ... in fact the real culprits were..? DEA?

November 26, 2008
Mumbai Update

http://lubavitch.com/news/article/2024542/Search-for-Chabad-Family-in-Mumbai-After-Terrorist-Strike.html

WEDNESDAY 10:45PM: CNN/IBN reports that the Chabad House had been taken over by the terrorists, and that Indian forces were preparing to storm the facility.

THURSDAY 3:00 AM: Confirmation has been received that the Holtzberg's child had been rescued when two employees escaped from the Chabad House.

11:00 AM: Situation with Rabbi and Mrs. Holtzberg still unclear.

2:30 PM: TV reports state that NSG commandos evacuated five hostages from the Chabad House in Mumbai and took them to a secure location. There is no word yet regarding Rabbi Gavriel and Rivka Holtzberg, whose 24-month old son had been rescued earlier today. Police cut off power to the Chabad House where they say two or three hostages are still holed up.

5:30 PM: Earlier reports of evacuations from Chabad House were most likely from an adjacent building.

FRIDAY Early morning: Commandos land on Chabad House roof and battle terrorists.Commandos blast opening in building. Still no word on Holtzberg's and others inside.

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Wednesday Night, November 26 (original story):

Search for Chabad Family in Mumbai After Terrorist Strike

The situation is grim late Wednesday in Mumbai (Bombay) India where reports of more than 80 dead and 250 wounded are seeping out of the beleaguered city. Of great concern is the silence from Chabad’s representatives to Mumbai, Rabbi Gavriel and Rivka Holtzberg. No one from the Chabad center has been heard from since the attacks.

The dead and wounded are victims of a sophisticated plot in which seven locations throughout the city were attacked by terrorists. Several of the city’s most exclusive hotels, a restaurant, train station, and hotel were bombed. The attacks come as the country is consumed by controversial elections.

The city, which is India’s financial capital, plays host to many foreigners and their embassies are assisting in the search and rescue efforts.

Lubavitch personnel in Bangkok, Israel and New York are working closely with the Israeli Foreign Ministry and  the U.S. government to help establish contact with the Holtzbergs and other missing persons in the Chabad House area.

Mumbai’s Chabad House, situated near the sites of destruction, is a popular stop for Israeli tourists. The Holtzbergs offer a host of programs, including providing kosher food, to locals and visitors alike.



Bombay attacks may have been by Mafia
http://www.blogistan.co.uk/blog/mt.php/2008/12/02/bombay_attacks_may_have_been_by_mafia

Misha Glenny, a noted author of books on the underworld, suggests that the Bombay-Karachi mafia known as “D-Company” may have been involved in last week’s attacks, as they were in earlier bombings. The “kingpin” is a guy called Dawood Ibrahim, who controls a syndicate based out of Karachi, who organised the 1993 bombings in response to communal riots the year before, which killed 900 people, two thirds of them Muslims, and a number of his associates were killed or had property damaged. Then, he bribed Indian port officials; the same looks to be the case here:

   
    The Mumbai attacks were not about global jihad. The attacks on foreign tourists at the Taj and the Oberoi, and on the Lubavitch centre, were designed to secure maximum publicity - a strategy that worked splendidly. Yet the roots of this nightmarish event are to be found elsewhere: in the deterioration in relations between Hindus and Muslims in Mumbai and India since the late 1980s, and in regional relations between India and Pakistan.

       
The operational key to the Mumbai attacks, however, is almost certainly held by D-Company, the sprawling and hugely effective organised criminal syndicate that is steered from the Pakistani port city of Karachi by the most powerful figure in Mumbai’s fabled underworld, Dawood Ibrahim. It is virtually impossible that Dawood was unaware of the preparation of the attack, given the D-Company’s extensive intelligence network (which in several past instances has proved more effective than the Indian state’s intelligence capacity).

    India’s security services have begun investigating Dawood’s possible role in the attack because he controls most of the smuggling routes into India’s great commercial centre. In 1993, he put his network at the disposal of the ISI, Pakistan’s intelligence service, to let it smuggle in huge amounts of the explosive RDX …

   
    Sasool Dock, where a dozen or so of the attackers landed, is one of the port areas under D-Company’s control. In the 1993 attacks, Dawood was able to land the RDX at night because he corrupted police officials responsible for monitoring the coast in Mumbai and its environs. If Dawood’s role in the recent attacks is confirmed, it is highly likely that officials will again have been paid to turn a blind eye.

Meanwhile, Melanie Phillips is still singing from the “global jihad” hymn sheet, entirely predictably (she need not write columns anymore; her opinions are so predictable that a committee could write them on her behalf). She insists that an “obscure” Jewish centre was targeted “because hatred of Jews as Jews is fundamental to the Islamists’ hatred of the west - and of Israel”, and ends with this flourish:

    If they can do this in Mumbai, they can do it in London or other British cities; the infrastructure of Islamist terror is more extensively developed in Britain, and the authorities more paralysed in the face of what they have allowed to grow in their midst, than anywhere else in the west.

Well, the fact that London doesn’t a short boat ride from Karachi is a problem there, as is the fact that the UK has no well-organised Muslim criminal syndicates (a few drug dealers here and there, that’s all), and because our officials are probably wealthier than those in India, and thus less easy to bribe. Silly cow.

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Inasmuch as ye have done it unto one of the least of these my brethren,  ye have done it unto me.

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HE HAS THE SAME PROFILE AS MOHAMMED ATTA!

-Both are drug mules for the US narcotics cartel with international ties (Atta - Germany).

-Both have a Generic American girlfriend

-Both Love to party

-Both are not at all a "radicalized fanatic" but a compromized patsy to be used as needed.

-Both have connections to Heroin

-Both are connected to the DEA



Watch the true information about who Mohammed Atta is:

9/11/2001 The Florida Connection -Mohammed Atta's girl friend
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4hiNDMlrb-g

MadCowProd.com presents: "Interview with Atta's Girlfriend"
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EIdC95dtIsE



THE SECRET WORLD OF MOHAMED ATTA
23:55  - 3 years ago
http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=-7746174590105525480

An exclusive 19-minute video interview with Amanda Keller, Mohamed Attaâ s erstwhile American girlfriend, refuting sworn testimony given by a Pentagon official last week at the Able Danger hearing, who said the U.S. had not identified Mohamed Atta prior to 9/11. The interview makes it clear that the hijackers werenâ t hidingâ not even in plain sightâ before the attack. The only thing hiding has been the major media, which has refused to report honestly the true story of the terrorists who lived in our midst. Atta drank,did cocaine, and partied in KeyWest, all dubious actvities for an Islamic fundamentalist...but not for a drug smuggler... During the same month Mohamed Atta and Marwan Al-Shehhi arrived at his Venice, FL flight school, the flight school ownerâ s Lear jet was seized by DEA agents who found 43 pounds of heroin aboard.
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An exclusive 19-minute video interview with Amanda Keller, Mohamed Attaâ s erstwhile American girlfriend, refuting sworn testimony given by a Pentagon official last week at the Able Danger hearing, who said the U.S. had not identified Mohamed Atta prior to 9/11. The interview makes it clear that the hijackers werenâ t hidingâ not even in plain sightâ before the attack. The only thing hiding has been the major media, which has refused to report honestly the true story of the terrorists who lived in our midst. Atta drank,did cocaine, and partied in KeyWest, all dubious actvities for an Islamic fundamentalist...but not for a drug smuggler... During the same month Mohamed Atta and Marwan Al-Shehhi arrived at his Venice, FL flight school, the flight school ownerâ s Lear jet was seized by DEA agents who found 43 pounds of heroin aboard.

1.  I don't think any Fanatical muslim would spend anytime in Key West unless they plan to blow up a gay bar or something.  

2.  What a coincidence with the heroin bust.  That sure would give the airport/owner and workers a good reason to shut their mouths  
   and not say the truth.  

The only question I have from what you wrote, is this, is it possible the drug flight was planted to hush them?  Or do you think the feds knew and used that in their conspiracy?  Or are you sure he was a dealer, and that was his and/or his DEA plane that got busted?

*You guys kill me!   Every single time I think I have seen or heard most 9/11 info, you surprise me again.  That's one big conspiracy to unravel.

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1.  I don't think any Fanatical muslim would spend anytime in Key West unless they plan to blow up a gay bar or something.  

2.  What a coincidence with the heroin bust.  That sure would give the airport/owner and workers a good reason to shut their mouths  
   and not say the truth.  

The only question I have from what you wrote, is this, is it possible the drug flight was planted to hush them?  Or do you think the feds knew and used that in their conspiracy?  Or are you sure he was a dealer, and that was his and/or his DEA plane that got busted?

*You guys kill me!   Every single time I think I have seen or heard most 9/11 info, you surprise me again.  That's one big conspiracy to unravel.

Rudy Deckers is part of the CIA/DEA drug ring that Barry Seal was a part of. Venice became the new Mena Arkansas after Clinton got promoted by George Bush.

Lots of stuff going on. I recommend you listed to Cathy O'Brien and watch Mena to understand the Bush/Clinton/Mena connection. Then I recommend you watch Who Killed John O'Neill to understand why 9/11 was done and the connections to the Iran/Contra drug ring. Lastly watch any MadCow productions you can and read all his explosive articles about the CIA/Venice/Terrorism connections.

It involves voting scams as well involving Giuliani (unreal connections).

But bottom line is that the Mumbia terrorist low level guy has almost the identical profile as Mohammed Atta.
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The next few posts have to do with Mohammed Atta and not the new Mumbai terrorist, look how the profiles are similar:




Terrorist Ringleader was President of Orlando Firm
http://www.madcowprod.com/06122007.html
WORLD EXCLUSIVE
June 12 2007
by Daniel Hopsicker    
 




Government records in Florida reveal that Mohamed Atta was the President of a company in Orlando with a business partner whose web of dummy shell companies appear characteristic of the type used in terrorist financing and illicit money laundering, the MadCowMorningNews has learned.

One day after the 9/11 Commission Report says the terrorist ringleader finished making withdrawals in Virginia Beach, VA. totaling $18,000 from a SunTrust Bank account, on April 5th, 2001 Hassan Erroudani, an Orlando man with close ties to the Moroccan Embassy in Washington D.C., filed incorporation papers with the state of Florida listing the President of KARAM LLC as “Mohamed Atta.”
The document lists an address for "President" Atta in Marseilles, France, which can be traced to a graphic design firm there. (Once again, Amanda Keller's testimony is vindicated. Atta told her he was French.)


Died and went to IHOP

Incorporation documents give the names of the KARAM LLC's officers as Hassan Erroudani, Mohamed Atta, and Jamal Erroudani. 

Karam LLC was delisted in 2002 by the state of Florida for failing to file an annual report.

When the firm filed for reinstatement on January 13, 2003, it once again listed “Mohamed Atta” as a corporate officer.

But Atta had now been demoted to Company Secretary.

And his address has changed as well. Not to Paradise, or Virgin City, but Orlando, a long way from heaven, according to those who've been there.

Atta's current address, if Florida Division of Corporate Records can be believed, is 4124 West Colonial Dr, Orlando, FL., the location of an International House of Pancakes.

Orlando, Land of Mystery & Magic


Hassan Erroudani has close ties with the Moroccan Embassy in Washington D.C. He is also the President of the Moroccan-American Chamber of Commerce.

Moreover Florida records show Erroudani is also business partners, in a company called JMH INVESTMENT GROUP, with Mohammed Ariad, the economic counselor of the Moroccan Embassy in Washington D.C.

Atta was, of course, in Orlando on numerous occasions. For example, his car, a red 1989 Pontiac Grand Prix two-door coupe, was said to have been seen last in downtown Orlando.

Still, the idea that the “Mohamed Atta” who flew Flight 11 into the Twin Towers on September 11, 2001 had been listed as a corporate officer in a Florida company, without it having become public knowledge by now, seemed a tad unlikely, perhaps even a little far-fetched.

At least, it did, until after we spoke with KARAM LLC principal and founder Hassan Erroudani, who we reached by phone at his Orlando home.

Turkish baths, cigarettes...heroin?


We hadn't counted on either Erroudani’s flat refusal to answer any questions about the “Mohamed Atta” listed as an officer in his company, or his tone of evident hostility.

Trust us... We had been nothing if not polite, even to the point of suggesting a reason for why the whole thing might be just a big misunderstanding...

“Was it perhaps just a case of two different men with similar names?” we asked helpfully. 

Ennoudani’s forceful response: “I don’t have anything to say about that.”

And then he hung up.

Why would someone do that... unless they possess what is commonly known as guilty knowledge? His behavior seemed both inexplicable and suspicious.

Red flags & a Turkish Naval Attaché

Among the red flags denoting Hassan Erroudani's various enterprises which we never got the opportunity to question him about:

He ran a wire transfer service called Rapid Cash from out of his home. (Atta and Marwan made frequent use of wire services to get money.)
 

He owned a company, Seawest Car Import/Export, which appears to be in the business of exporting luxury vehicles to the Middle East. 
 

One of the corporate officer in Seawest, until recently, was one “Murat Oner.”

Lt Cdr Murat Oner is the Turkish Embassy's Naval Attaché in Washington.

(Recall whistleblower Sibel Edmonds  long and courageous struggle to tell America what she knows about, among other things, Turkish influence in the international drug trade.)
Other companies possibly related to the KARAM LLC scheme include KARAM MOTORS, another company which ships cars to Lebanon. Florida records show it was incorporated the same day that KARAM LLC filed for reinstatement, January 13, 2003.

Another Orlando company, Karam Moving and Storage, gave as its address a private home located two blocks south of the Orlando Executive Airport… the same airport where terror flight school owner Wally Hilliard’s Lear jet was confiscated with 43 lbs. of heroin onboard six months earlier.

Terrorists & used car salesman

What was going on in Central Florida that made Erroudani so reluctant to talk?

U.S. federal agencies recently announced new anti-money laundering strategies designed to begin to combat bulk cash smuggling and trade-based money laundering.

According to a May 3 2007 article in the Boston Globe, as traditional bank transfer avenues are shut down cash is increasingly being converted to goods, like cars, before being moved across borders and sold in seemingly legitimate transactions.

Moreover, terrorists appear to have an affinity for posing as used car salesmen. Among the many little-known facts about Mohamed Atta is that, in addition to being a draftsman, Mohamed Atta sold used cars while in Hamburg.

More recently, one of the alleged terrorists involved in the thwarted Kennedy Airport Terror Plot was a used car salesman...

The convicted al-Qaeda chief in Spain, Imad Yarkas,  sentenced to 27 years in prison for conspiracy to commit murder and for heading a terrorist organization, was a used car salesman...

The man accused in the Bali bombing of detonating bombs that killed nearly 200 people on that resort island was a used car dealer...

Cash for cars. Come on down


The 15 British marines and sailors seized by an Iranian naval patrol off the coast of Iraq recently had just boarded a vessel suspected of smuggling cars.

“Almost every time there is a Muslim plot to blow up and kill US and or British targets there is a Muslim car dealer involved in financing the project,” fumed Sarasota PI Bill Warner, an export in terrorist financing. 

Warner is credited with revealing Islamist groups with ties to Al Qaeda operating networks used to export stolen luxury cars from a base in Tampa, FL, just miles from the headquarters of the US Central Command, the group tasked with eradicating the Islamist terrorist threat in the Middle East. 

“Muslim used car scams are an updated version of the Hawala money transfer,” states Warner.

“The cars are the cash now. Vehicles sent to the Middle East from the US are funding terrorism. And a few have even been used as car bombs in Iraq.”

Another friendly Arab Ally


Even before the latest revelations, connections between the 9/11 hijackers and the Moroccan Embassy had been exposed.

Mohamed Atta phoned the Moroccan Embassy in DC on January 2, 2001—for reasons unknown, speaking to persons unknown—a fact buried in the notes of the 9/11 Commission’s report.

And Atta bodyguard Marwan Al Shehhi, pilot of the second plane to hit the Twin Towers, had flown to Casablanca, Morocco and back, also for reasons unknown, and visiting person unknown, in early January of 2001. 

Despite having overstayed his previous visa, he was able to reenter the US through Orlando without trouble.

To this date, no explanation for why Atta called the Moroccan Embassy or why Marwan Al-Shehhi went to Morocco have been offered.


Military attaché, anyone?

A MadCowMorningNews exclusive reported that a 26-year old Moroccan man, whose name was on the FBI’s terrorist watch list, had been a business partner in a Florida firm with the Chief Military Attaché for the Moroccan Embassy in Washington, DC.

For our pains, we were contacted by a lawyer in Washington D.C. representing Col. Arara, who threatened us--without bothering to make any representation as to what about out story might have been in error--with yet another lawsuit.

We didn't think anything was. We still don't.   

Florida records show that on June 30, 2000, Colonel Ahmed Arara, the Military Attaché of the Embassy of the Kingdom of Morocco, incorporated Titim Holdings, Inc., with terror suspect Mohammed Arara. 

“Titim,” a verb in Gaelic, means “to fall down.”   

The Moroccan military attaché and his two Arab companions had launched “Falling Down Inc.”

What "Falling Down" Looks Like


Atta was at the Orlando International Airport in early August of 2001, officials  revealed last year, awaiting the arrival of Mohammad al-Kahtani, who had been chosen by Osama bin Laden to replace Zacharias Moussaoui as the 20th hijacker. 

Kahtani was denied entry into the United States by a Customs Official. It is the only instance we are aware of where an American official took action may have saved lives on 9/11. 

(Asked why he'd denied the Saudi entrance into the U.S., the Customs officer told the 9/11 Commission, “The guy gave me the creeps.”)

Of course, Mohamed Atta may even have had relatives living in Central Florida. Majed Atta ran the Rainbow Grocery in a suburb near Orlando called Winter Garden, until he and his family packed their belongings into a U-Haul and abruptly left in August 2001...just one week after telling his landlady that he planned to buy the home from her while opening a new grocery store in Orlando.

Welcome to TerrorLand, Take 17

Also in Winter Garden was Khalil bin Laden, a brother of Saudi-born terrorist Osama bin Laden, who lived on a 20-acre ranch in Winter Garden behind an 8-foot high concrete wall and electronic gate. Khalil was one of several bin Laden family members allowed to leave the United States on chartered flights to Saudi Arabia several days after the 9/11 attack.

“There is evidence of deep links in Central Florida of people with documented ties to the terrorist hijackers, Osama bin Laden, and the al-Qaeda terrorist network,” the  Orlando Sentinel reported on September 23, 2001.   

There was an ominous new theme in paradise: Long known for vacations, beaches, sunshine and fun, Central Florida’s Tomorrowland and Adventureland gave way to the new game in town. 

Welcome to TerrorLand.

Take your shoes off and get comfortable. It looks like we'll be here awhile.
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Mohamad Atta and the Venice Flying Circus (abridged)
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This an abridged version of investigative journalist Daniel Hopsicker's film "Mohamad Atta and the Venice Flying Circus." Hopsicker has also written a comprehensive book on this subject titled "Welcome to Terrorland: Mohamad Atta & the 9-11 Cover-Up in Florida." His web site is http://www.madcowprod.com Hopsicker details connections between the owners of the flight schools, corporate fraudsters, intelligence operatives, and drug traffickers. Independent of Hopsicker, former FBI translator Sibel Edmonds (currently under a court-imposed gag order) reports that according to documents she was given to translate, the 9/11 conspiracy was made up not of Islamic extremists, but of overlapping organizations involved in money laundering, fraud, and drug trafficking Daniel Hopsicker's web site: http://www.madcowprod.com
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Profile: Daniel Hopsicker
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Daniel Hopsicker was a participant or observer in the following events:


Autumn 2000: CIA Front Company Leads to Suspicions CIA Is Attempting to Infiltrate Florida Cell

Writing in 2004, veteran British intelligence officer Colonel John Hughes-Wilson will note that, at the same time as hijacker pilots Mohamed Atta and Marwan Alshehhi are learning to fly at Huffmann Aviation in Venice, Florida (see July 6-December 19, 2000), “A CIA front company called Air Caribe was also operating out of the very same hangar at Venice airport.” He will go on to comment that “this highly curious coincidence must inevitably raise some suspicions of just how much the CIA really did know before 9/11. Was the CIA trying to infiltrate and ‘double’ the US-based al-Qaeda cell, in the hope of using it against Osama bin Laden’s organization in the future?” [Hughes-Wilson, 2004, pp. 391] The Air Caribe story is originally broken by investigative reporter Daniel Hopsicker, who will publish a book about Atta’s time in Florida in 2004 (see March 2004).

 
(February-April 2001): Hijacker Atta Possibly Has American Girlfriend; Several Witnesses Confirm Story, Though Supposed Girlfriend Later Denies the Connection

Amanda Keller. [Source: Unknown]
A man, possibly Mohamed Atta, stays for a time at the apartment of a 21-year-old blonde-haired pizza restaurant manager named Amanda Keller. Keller lives in the Sandpiper Apartments in Venice, Florida, the same complex in which Atta reportedly shared a (presumably) separate apartment with Marwan Alshehhi and four others months earlier (see (Mid-July 2000 - Early January 2001)). Stephanie Frederickson, a resident at the Sandpiper Apartments, later remembers Keller and Atta. She claims Keller moved in next door to her. She goes on to say, “Then one day in the middle of March she brought home Atta.” Her recollection of Atta mirrors that of others. She will call him “a really nasty guy,” and say that he “had no patience, and seemed mad at the world.” Charles Grapentine, the manager of the Sandpiper Apartments, later recalls seeing Atta at the complex for about three weeks in April, and confirms that he was living with Keller. Keller’s mother, Susan Payne, also meets Atta and later says, “I didn’t like him; he just seemed strange.” As well as his stay at the Sandpiper Apartments, the man, possibly Atta, briefly rents a home in North Port. Its owners, Tony and Vonnie LaConca, know him only as “Mohamed.” They will be questioned in the days after 9/11 by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE), and describe him as 25 years old, “very polite,” “very handsome,” and with “beautiful, unblemished skin.” From talking with “Mohamed” and Keller, the couple learns he is training for a commercial pilot’s license at Huffman Aviation, the Venice flight school attended by Atta in 2000 (see July 6-December 19, 2000). The Sarasota Herald-Tribune will claim that Keller’s companion is not Mohamed Atta, but another man of Middle Eastern descent who also took flying lessons in Venice. But authorities will refuse to reveal the full name of this “unidentified fifth man,” and investigators are reportedly unable to find him. [Charlotte Sun, 9/14/2001; Sarasota Herald-Tribune, 9/23/2001; Hopsicker, 2004, pp. 57, 60-65 and 76] According to official accounts, plus the testimony of Huffman Aviation’s owner Rudi Dekkers, Atta left the Venice flight school around the end of 2000, months before “Mohamed” stays in the apartment of Keller. [US Congress, 3/19/2002; US Congress, 9/26/2002; 9/11 Commission, 8/21/2004, pp. 17 ] Investigative reporter Daniel Hopsicker later locates and interviews Amanda Keller, and she claims that the Middle Eastern man who was briefly her boyfriend was indeed Mohamed Atta (see March 2004). However, in 2006 she will retract this claim and say she lied to Hopsicker. She will say, “It was my bad for lying. I really didn’t think about it until after I did it.” [Sarasota Herald-Tribune, 9/10/2006] Keller, Charles Grapentine, and Stephanie Frederickson will all later allege that the FBI intimidated them after 9/11, and told them to keep quiet about what they knew (see (September 12, 2001-2002)).

 
Before September 11, 2001: Atta E-mails US Defense Contractor Employees

At some point, a man later believed to be Marwan Alshehhi buys a pilot’s headset from Eastern Avionics, a vendor at the Charlotte County Airport in Punta Gorda, Florida (see (2000-August 2001)). Subsequently, in the months leading up to 9/11, the salesperson receives e-mails, which may have been sent by Mohamed Atta as part of a mass mailing. Some are in Arabic, and appear to express Muslim concerns, with one including a photo taken in the Middle East of a dead child. After 9/11, the FBI will take hold of all these e-mails. The local sheriff will point out that there are some other people’s e-mail addresses that can be gleaned from the messages, although the FBI never publicly reveals the identities of these individuals. [Charlotte Sun, 9/21/2001; Charlotte Sun, 10/2/2001; NBC 2 (Fort Myers), 4/24/2002] Investigative reporter Daniel Hopsicker, who later obtains copies of the e-mails, will report that some of the 40 or so addresses Atta sent to belong to employees of US defense contractors. [Atta, 4/24/2002; Hopsicker, 2004, pp. 104-105]

 
(September 12, 2001-2002): FBI Intimidates Witnesses Who Saw Atta in Venice; Tells Them to Keep Quiet

A number of witnesses who claim they saw Mohamed Atta living in Venice, Florida in early 2001 later allege that, in the aftermath of the 9/11 attacks, they are intimidated by the FBI and told to keep quiet about what they knew. Amanda Keller, who claims to have lived with Atta during early 2001 (see (February-April 2001)), later says that, even after she moved away from Venice, FBI agents called her every other day for several months after the attacks. She tells investigative reporter Daniel Hopsicker about “intimidation by the FBI” that she suffered, adding, “They told me not to talk to anybody, to keep my mouth shut.” Stephanie Frederickson, who remembers Keller and Atta living next door to her in the Sandpiper Apartments in Venice, later recalls, “At first, right after the attack, [the FBI] told me I must have been mistaken in my identification. Or they would insinuate that I was lying. Finally they stopped trying to get me to change my story, and just stopped by once a week to make sure I hadn’t been talking to anyone. Who was I going to tell? Most everyone around here already knew.” Charles Grapentine, the manager of the Sandpiper Apartments, also confirms Atta having lived with Keller. He says that, after 9/11, the FBI “called me a liar, and told me to keep my mouth shut.” [Hopsicker, 2004, pp. 62-63, 65 and 88-89] According to the FBI’s account of events, Atta had left Venice by late December 2000 or early January 2001. Its account makes no mention of him returning there later. [US Congress, 9/26/2002] A former manager at Huffman Aviation, the Venice flight school attended by Atta in late 2000 (see July 6-December 19, 2000), also later alleges that the FBI intimidated him and told him to keep quiet. He says the FBI was “outside my house four hours after the attack.” He claims his phones were bugged after 9/11, and adds, “I thought these guys [Atta and his associates] were double agents. Why is that so incriminating?” [Hopsicker, 2004, pp. 149-150]

 
March 2004: Book Examines Atta’s Time in Florida; Portrays Him as Hooked on Drugs and Alcohol

Daniel Hopsicker. [Source: Daniel Hopsicker]
A book examining the life of Mohamed Atta while he lived in Florida in 2000 is published. Welcome to Terrorland: Mohamed Atta and the 9-11 Cover-Up in Florida, is by Daniel Hopsicker, an author, documentary maker, and former business news producer. Hopsicker spent two years in Venice, Florida, where several of the 9/11 hijackers went to flight school, and spoke to hundreds of people who knew them. His account portrays Atta as a drinking, drug-taking, party animal, strongly contradicting the conventional view of Atta having been a devout Muslim. He interviewed Amanda Keller, a former stripper who claims to have briefly been Atta’s girlfriend in Florida. Keller describes trawls through local bars with Atta, and how he once cut up her pet kittens in a fit of anger. The book also alleges that the CIA organized an influx of Arab students into Florida flight schools in the period prior to 9/11, and that a major drug smuggling operation was centered around the Venice airfield while Atta was there. [Deutsche Welle (Bonn), 4/30/2004; Sarasota Herald-Tribune, 7/11/2005] It also implicates retired businessman Wally Hilliard, the owner of Huffman Aviation, as the owner of a Lear jet that in July 2000 was seized by federal agents after they found 43 pounds of heroin onboard. [Long Island Press, 2/26/2004; Green Bay Press-Gazette, 3/22/2004] The book is a top ten bestseller in Germany. [Hopsicker, 2004; Deutsche Welle (Bonn), 4/30/2004]

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Did Terrorist Pilots Train at U.S. Military Schools?
http://www.prisonplanet.com/did_terrorist_pilots_train_at_us_military_schools.html

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"The only real news you get after something big is in the first couple of days."
In addition to having been inducted into the U.S. flight training program by two Dutch-owned flight schools in Venice, Florida, as many as six of the terrorists, including ringleader Mohammed Atta, also received training at U.S. military facilities, according to a flurry of stories between Sept 15 and 17 in the Washington Post, Newsweek, and Knight Ridder newspapers.

The story had an extremely short life.

Newsweek reported that "U.S. military sources have given the FBI information that suggests five of the alleged hijackers of the planes used in Tuesday's terror attacks received training at secure U.S. military installations in the 1990s."

Knight Ridder�s news account was more specific. It said Mohamed Atta had attended International Officers School at Maxwell Air Force Base in Montgomery, Ala. In addition, Abdulaziz Alomari had attended Aerospace Medical School at Brooks Air Force base in Texas, they reported, and Saeed Alghamdi had been to the Defense Language Institute in Monterrey, California.

If true, these reports would have dealt a blow to the consensus portrait then emerging of the terrorist cadre as puritanical Islamic fundamentalists.

Indeed, if foreign nationals who would eventually become  terrorist pilots were training at the Pensacola Naval Air Station, or going through the U.S. Air Forces� International Officer�s School at Maxwell Air Force Base, they would most likely have had connections to Arab governments considered friendly to the United States.

Official denial was swift, but strangely worded. The italics are ours:

"Officials stressed that the name matches may not necessarily mean the students were the hijackers because of discrepancies in ages in other personal data."

"Some of the FBI suspects had names similar to those used by foreign alumni of U.S. military courses," said the Air Force in a statement. "However, discrepancies in their biographical data, such as birth dates 20 years off, indicate we are probably not talking about the same people."

"Probably not talking about the same people" does not quite strike the right note of decisive certitude that we would expect when discussing the identities of the people who have just been responsible for the deaths of 6000 more-or-less vaporized Americans.

But Air Force spokesmen are apparently more persuasive in person than when reading a press release over the telephone, because Newsweek, the Washington Post and Knight Ridder all dropped the story.

Nothing has been reported about this since. Nada. Niente.

Could a cover-up be underway? Could the original information that "leaked out" in early press reports have been true...and then suppressed in America's free press?

Or is this just six separate-but-innocent cases of mistaken identity?

Did (terrorist pilot) Mohamed Atta attend International Officers School at Maxwell Air Force Base in Montgomery, Ala? Did (terrorist) Abdulaziz Alomari study at Aerospace Medical School at Brooks Air Force base in Texas? Was (terrorist) Saeed Alghamdi at the Defense Language Institute in Monterrey, California?

It seemed easy enough to find out. Deploy MadCow Team Coverage. Find out.

Here's the answer: "Nobody knows."

News reports Sept. 16 had asserted, "Officials would not release ages, country of origin or any other specific details of the three individuals."

Over three weeks later, nothing has changed.

When Newsweek's Internet site reported that three of the hijackers received training at the Pensacola Naval Station in Florida, Senator Nelson had faxed an indignant note to Attorney General Ashcroft demanding to know if it were true.

A former Navy pilot had told Newsweek that during his years on the base, "we always, always, always trained other countries' pilots. When I was there two decades ago, it was Iranians. The shah was in power. Whoever the country du jour is, that's whose pilots we train."

We called the office of Florida Democratic Senator Bob Nelson. We were hoping to hear more about the country du jour.

The Senator has not yet received a reply.

"In the wake of those reports we asked about the Pensacola Naval Air Station but we never got a definitive answer from the Justice Department," said a spokesman for Sen. Nelson. "So we asked the FBI for an answer �if and when� they could provide us one. Their response to date has been that they are trying to sort through something complicated and difficult."

"If and when."

"Speaking for Senator Nelson," concluded the spokesman, "we still do not know if three of the terrorists trained at one time in Pensacola or not."

"Complicated and difficult."

We reached a Major in the Air Force's Public Affairs Office who was familiar with the question, she said, because she had read the initial Air Force denial to the media.

"Biographically, they're not the same people," she explained to us patiently. "Some of the ages are twenty year off."

'Some' of the ages? We told her we were only interested in Atta. Was she saying that the age of the Mohamed Atta who attended the Air Force's International Officer's School at Maxwell Air Force Base was different than the terrorist Atta's age as reported?

Um, er, no, the Major admitted. Stiil, she persisted. "Mohamed is a very common name."

We asked if the Registrar of the International Officer's School might provide us with the name and address of this second Mohamed Atta, so that we might call him and confirm that there were really two Mohamed Atta's of about the same age pursuing flight training in the U.S. at about the same time.

"I don't think you're going to get that information," the Major replied.


Yesterday, FBI Agents were ordered to curtail their investigation of the Sept. 11 attack, in an order describing the investigation of the terrorist hijackings as "the most exhaustive in its history."

"The investigative staff has to be made to understand that we're not trying to solve a crime now," said one law enforcement official, speaking on condition of anonymity

The order was said to have met with resistance from FBI agents who believed that continued surveillance of suspects might have turned up critical evidence to prove who orchestrated the attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon.

Officials said Mr. Mueller, who was sworn in last month, believed that his agents had a broad understanding of the events of Sept. 11.

It was now time to Move On.

Did some of the hijackers receive training in U.S. military exchange programs for foreign officers? Was terrorist "ringleader' Mohamed Atta a puritanical Islamic fundamentalist? Or an Arab double agent?

This week's best headline comes from the plucky and hopefully spore-free folks over at the National Enquirer:

I Dated a Terrorist!
Horrified Girlfriend Tell All

"He didn't seem to me to have any evil qualities," Kristen says now. "That's the scary thing--that you never know. You never know."

TOMORROW: Rudi Dekker, Businessman & Venice Dutch Boy; ; Mohamed Atta, Islamic Fundamentalist with a (lime) Twist. 


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The CIA, the Mob
and America's
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Re: Mumbai terrorist worked for Special Covert Operations of the US DEA
« Reply #14 on: November 24, 2009, 06:45:30 am »
I cannot stress this enough. THESE SEALED DOCUMENTS NEED TO BE OPENED!

Holy Shit, Look at the time line and sealed documents!



The Conversion of Terror Suspect David Headley:
Ask the DEA

By Jeralyn, Section Terror Trials
http://www.talkleft.com/story/2009/11/22/31734/003
Posted on Sun Nov 22, 2009 at 09:17:00 AM EST


The Chicago terror charges against David Headley, formerly Daood Gilani, and Tahawwur Hussain Rana are interesting for a number of reasons. They are particularly big news in India, where FISA surveillance information has authorities connecting them to the Nov. 2008 Mumbai attacks and to high level people in Lashkar-e-Tayyiba (Lashker e Taiba) and Harkat-ul Jihad Islamid.

What's getting some, but not enough news, is Headley's 1997 bust in New York for conspiracy to import heroin into the U.S. (The New York Times briefly refers to it here.)He was charged under his original name, Daood Saleem Gilani, along with a codefendant James Leslie Lewis. (Lewis was sentenced to 120 months, later reduced to 100 months.)

After Headley's arrest, he was ordered detained pending trial. But, he began cooperating with the DEA. The U.S. Attorney's office submitted some sealed documents (obviously cooperation letters) and got him out on bond. He was sentenced to only 15 months and when he got out from Ft. Dix, the DEA sent him to Pakistan to make some cases. [More...]


Then, the U.S. Attorney requested to terminate his supervised release a few years early. Here are the dates from the court docket, available on Pacer (his case is in the Eastern District of New York>).

02/07/1997
COMPLAINT as to Daood Saleem Gilani, James Leslie Lewis, filed.

02/11/1997
Permanent order of detention entered as to Gilani.

03/07/1997
INDICTMENT as to Daood Saleem Gilani count(s) 1, 2, 3, James Leslie Lewis count(s) 1, 2, 3.

05/06/1997
Daood Saleem Gilani pleads Guilty: count 1 . Setting Sentencing for 7/18/97 before Judge Carol B. Amon .
 
08/20/1997
SEALED DOCUMENT containing PRB BOND AND ATTACHEMENTS.

09/02/1997
SEALED ENVELOPE containing PRB BOND

09/11/1997
SEALED ENVELOPE containing LETTER


10/30/1997
Daood Saleem Gilani Bail Hearing. AUSA Michele Delong, deft present with counsel. Bail continued for another 90 days.

12/04/1997
PRB BOND entered by Daood Saleem Gilani in Amount $ 300,000. (Second bond, extension).

02/27/1998
Daood Saleem Gilani; Bail hearing. Sentencing adjourned until 9/25/98 @ 9:30am.

03/04/1998
SEALED LETTER dated 1/30/98 to be placed in vault per order of Judge Amon.

03/12/1998
SEALED LETTER to be placed in vault as per order of Judge Amon.


05/28/1998
Application granted to travel to Maryland

09/14/1998
Application granted to travel to Philadelphia

09/25/1998
Sentencing: Count 1, 15 months imprisonment, 5 years supervised release. Ordered to surrender on 10/9/98.

10/02/1998
sealed letter placed in vault


10/07/1998
Surrender date continued to 11/6/98

12/15/1998
Judgment Returned Executed as to Daood Saleem Gilani; on 11/6/98, Defendant delivered to FCI Fort Dix [?]

07/20/1999
ORDER as to Daood Saleem Gilani, endorsed on letter dated 7/14/99 from Howard Leader to Judge Amon, requesting permission to travel to Pakistan from 8.10.99 through 9.15.99. Application granted. ) (my emphasis)

11/16/2001
Daood Saleem Gilani. Joint application for termination of Supervised Release granted.

12/27/2001
ORDER as to Daood Saleem Gilani. It is ordered that the releasee be discharged from supervised release and that the proceedings in the case be terminated. Signed by Judge Carol B. Amon, on 12/18/01.



So, Headley/Gilani began serving a 15 month sentence on 11/6/98 (on the same charge for which his co-defendant got 100 months) and 9 months later, on 8/10/99, he was out and on his way to Pakistan, to work proactively for the DEA.

And, while he was sentenced to 5 years supervised release, the U.S. Attorney's office moved to discharge him three years early, in December, 2001.

In 2006, Gilani, who was born in the U.S. and spent his childhood in Pakistan, changed his last name to that of his mother, becoming David Coleman Headley. He traveled all over, including trips to Denmark, India and Pakistan. According to the Government's October, 2009 Complaint, he traveled from the U.S. to Pakistan in August, 2008, flying back on December 7, 2008. The Mumbai attacks were on Nov. 26, 2008. According to news reports yesterday, on Nov. 25, 2008, the money transferers in Italy, at the request of people in Pakistan, wired money to Calphonex, a California phone company, to set up five VOIP accounts used by the Mumbai bombers.

The October Complaint (press release here, complaint available on PACER) alleges Headley and his codefendant Rana conspired with a member of Lashkar-e-Tayyiba and with Ilyas Kashmiri, leader of the terrorist group Harkat-ul Jihad Islamid.

According to the Complaint, Headley told the FBI after his arrest he had worked with Lashkar-e-Tayyiba in the past and received training from the group. He also said he worked with Kashmiri to plan the Danish attack. Lashkar-e-Tayyiba has claimed credit for many attacks in India and the Complaint alleges Headley's contact there was a high-up member.

If the FBI wants to know how Gilani/Headley got connected with terrorists in Pakistan, now that expanded record-sharing is allowed between law enforcement agencies, perhaps they should ask the DEA just what they had him doing over there in 1999, and for how long?

As the press release states, a criminal complaint contains mere allegations that are not evidence of guilt. The defendants are presumed innocent and are entitled to a fair trial at which the government has the burden of proving guilt beyond a reasonable doubt.

Looks like the DEA and FBI's phone recall concerning Ft. Dix to the OIG is not stellar, but data collection of phone calls is maintained somewhere. Who did he call while at FCI Fort Dix?

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OIG Data Collection
http://www.justice.gov/oig/special/9908/callsp4.htm
Given the importance of determining the scope of inmate telephone abuse, the OIG tried in various ways to collect relevant information. We visited nine BOP institutions of varying security levels that are using ITS.17 We visited four penitentiaries (USP Lewisburg, USP Allenwood, USP Leavenworth, and USP Atlanta); three medium security facilities (FCI Cumberland, FCI Fairton, FCI Allenwood); and two low security facilities (FCI Fort Dix and FCI Petersburg). 18 During those visits, we observed the basic procedures and staffing for telephone monitoring and examined inmate calling statistics. We also investigated each institution's response to evidence of telephone abuse and any proactive measures each took to detect and prevent such abuse. At each institution, we interviewed members of the SIS staff, the telephone monitoring officer (if there was one), officers who engaged in telephone monitoring at a remote location, and the institution’s staff who handled the financial and administrative side of ITS.

We also developed a detailed questionnaire for the 66 BOP institutions that use ITS. The questionnaire sought information about the volume of inmate calls and each institution’s monitoring practices, staffing, equipment, and other policies related to detection of telephone abuse. Our questionnaire was designed to develop more comprehensive information about individual inmate calling patterns, monitoring practices, and goals in each institution. The questionnaire was completed by members of the SIS staff at each of the 66 institutions.

In addition, we surveyed all FBI and DEA field offices, and the 94 U.S. Attorneys’ Offices seeking information on cases stemming from inmate telephone use in federal prisons.19 Unfortunately, we found that these offices do not index cases in a way that would identify whether a prison telephone was used to commit a crime. Most of the offices surveyed noted that their responses relied on the memory of the person who answered our questionnaire rather than on a systematic search of their records. Therefore, these responses are more qualitative than quantitative in nature and do not purport to estimate the full scope of the problem.
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David Headley, a Chicago-based businessman, was arrested on October 3. A US citizen, he changed his name from Daood Gilani in 2006. 
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WHY THE F*CK ARE DEA AGENTS POSING AS FARC?



Friday, May 9, 2008
About Bout & the DEA
http://terrorwonk.blogspot.com/2008/05/about-bout-dea.html

The recently unsealed indictment of arms-trafficker extraordinaire Victor Bout is an interesting read. Perhaps the most notable line is on page 10, when Bout told the DEA operatives (who he believed represented the FARC) that America was also his enemy and their fight was his fight. Another international arms dealer, Monzar al-Kasser, who was arrested in a DEA sting, promised the informants to raise an army for the FARC in order to fight the Americans. Are these heartfelt sentiments, or just salesmen trying to ingratiate themselves to a wealthy client and close a lucrative deal?

The truth is probably a combination of both. Many criminals seek to justify their actions as somehow contributing to a greater good by empowering the powerless. But intentions aside, Bout’s capabilities are the real cause for worry. He promised to airlift hundreds of Igla portable surface-to-air missiles (known as MANPADS – man portable self-defense systems) along with UAVs, ultra-light planes, explosives, and millions of rounds of ammunition to the FARC. Bout wasn’t just a dealer, he also could provide training (nothing like good customer service to bring in repeat business.) He also mentioned that he could sell the FARC airplanes if they were interested. Regardless of intent, individuals with the connections and capabilities to acquire and transport large quantities of deadly weapons like MANPADS outside of regulated channels are as dangerous to international security as terrorists.

(As a side-note, the FARC keeps appearing in the headlines on Bout’s capture, but in fact had nothing to do with it – DEA operatives were portraying themselves as FARC representatives. The FARC, which has a terribly long list of vicious misdeeds of its own, does not apparently need Bout, as the latest documents from the captured FARC computers indicate that FARC believed that Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez would supply them with everything they might need.)

About the DEA

Bout’s capture, besides being good news in and of itself, highlights the Drug Enforcement Agency as a competent law enforcement/intelligence agency capable of carrying out a complex international operation. On a related note, a recent Justice Department Inspector-General report, the Drug Enforcement Agency has been fairly successful at building its analytical capabilities. Most analysts are satisfied with their work and analyst turnover is much lower than at the FBI. Although the report was mostly positive, it also highlighted the many challenges to building an effective analytical capability. To often analysts are also given administrative tasks and hiring is complicated by the long clearance process (many prime candidates find other jobs while waiting to be cleared.) The DEA’s reports are well regarded by other intelligence agencies, but they apparently are slow to share information. The DEA response to this complaint was particularly interesting – they noted that information was quickly shared through informal channels. But, there is a demanding review process for formal reports and the DEA wants to make sure its analyses are high quality.

The report gives a sense of the nuts and bolts issues of building an intelligence analysis component and is food for thought as the FBI is criticized, yet again, for not building its analytical capabilities. In fairness, the DEA is a much smaller agency with a specific focus and is not being called on to re-invent itself on the fly. Too often these detailed issues regarding organizational capabilities and culture are ignored in favor of grand pronouncements and declarations.
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These patsies are part of the drug/slavery trade controlled by the East Inda Trading Company and CIA/DEA!



Captured Mumbai Terrorist: A Tale of Slavery and Drugs?
http://www.clipsandcomment.com/2008/12/02/captured-mumbai-terrorist-a-tale-of-slavery-and-drugs/
December 2, 2008 by Pelikan


This article from the London Daily Telegraph brings home just what we’re dealing with regarding terrorists from the Third World.  Evil?  Sure.  But, we are also facing a mentality and level of human sophistiphication from the Middle Ages on steroids – literally.

Azam Amir Qasab, the captured Mumbai terrorist has reportedly told his captors he was sold by his father to the Pakistani terrorist group Lashkar-e-Taibat.  Lashkar-e-Taibait is thought to be the group behind the training and planning for the Mumbai attacks.

Qasab says he was sold to Lashkar to earn money for his family.  Additionally, it’s being reported that Qasab and his nine terror mates used cocaine and other drugs to stay awake during their rampage.  Finally, the muscle-bound crew had reportedly used steroids to help chisel their physiques for their Jihad fantasy.

We’re dealing with people from the Middle Ages with access to modern drugs and weapons.  The more of them we kill and the greater number of their countries we become embroiled in only emboldens the next cohort of warriors.  Isolationism is not the answer in our globalized society, but we do need to get off the black/white short-term solutions to the bigger problem.

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Holy shit, the timing is uncanny!

WTF?

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If the MSM kept some real journalists around,
we'd know this type of info ages ago when it was still in the publics mind.
Those damn NWO journalists.

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HOLY SHIT!

12 Pages of info!

The Curious Case of Daood Gilani alias David Headley & co

http://forums.bharat-rakshak.com/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=5288&p=777454



Terror suspect used a different alibi at dance bars

David Headley used several alibis, changing his identity according to where he was. Sources reveal that terror suspect Headley claimed he was working for a customs office in America, especially when he visited dance bars.
Sources claim Headley met them through a person who is not in the country now. Among the contacts that were introduced through this person, was a businessman who deals with the export import fuel business.

Headley also claimed to some people that he ran a visa agency for the Bollywood circle. In Pune and Delhi hotels, he claimed to be a tourist and conducted a recce in those cities.

Said a police source, "This is all an indication that he had support in Mumbai. Either a sleeper cell was helping him out or he had developed a cell for logistical and other support that helped him plan his actions accordingly."

Bar girls names crop up
Meanwhile, more names of bars that Headley visited and the bar girls there have cropped up. Sarang bar is one of the bars the Western line, that Headley often frequented. Police knew of three bar girls, now three more names have cropped up. These girls are residents of Mira Road and they reportedly work in pick-up bars.


As he has worked for Unkil's DEA undercover, I am sure he managed to give out good impression as to working for Unkil and infiltrated ugly underbelly of Bollywood-Underworld nexus. One of the report mentions he told Rahul that he is fascinated by the book Shantaram (Novel influenced by real events in the life of the author, Australian Gregory David Roberts, filled with mostly fictional adventures. The author is convicted Australian bank robber and heroin addict who escaped from Pentridge Prison and fled to India where he lived for 10 years.) and wanted to visit all the places mentioned in the book! Well Headley also had been a drug smuggler and must have come natural to him to hook up with shady characters of Bollywood.



[RTTNews) - U.S. investigators have zeroed in on a Pakistani national believed to be a common link between the Pakistan-based Islamic terrorist outfit Lashkar-e Toiba (LeT) handlers like Zaki-ur Lakhvi and the two terror suspects detained by the FBI.

David Coleman Headley, a Pakistan-born U.S. citizen, and Tahawwur Hussain Rana, Pakistan-born Canadian citizen, were arrested last month by the FBI for allegedly plotting terror attacks in India and Denmark.
The Pakistani national has been identified and probe on him is expected to reveal whether Headley and Rana had any role in last November's Mumbai terror attacks. Indian investigators have found that the duo had visited India a number of times and toured various places apparently to conduct recce prior to the Mumbai terror attacks.

American investigators also believe some elements in Pakistan's intelligence agency, the ISI, could be linked to Headley. Their assessment is based on the arrest of "two key persons" in Pakistan, one of whom is Illyas Kashmiri, a former Pakistani military officer who has become a militant commander associated with both Al-Qaida and Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT).

India and the U.S. are in constant touch on the Headley case and Washington has conveyed that within a week there could be "authentic" information whether they were involved in the 26/11 attacks, sources said.



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IS THIS GUY CONNECTED?

WHAT IS THE RELATIONSHIP?

THE AGES AND PROFILES ARE SIMILAR, THEY COULD BE A DOUBLE FOR EACH OTHER (AS INTELLIGENCE AGENCIES OFTEN DO!)

WAS THIS AN ENTIRE INDIA/PAKISTAN HEROIN ARM OF AL-CIADA?

WHAT IS GOING ON?




INDIAN MUSLIM MAFIA DON, DAWOOD IBRAHIM, STILL RUNS THE SHOW IN BALLYWOOD, HEROIN TRADE AND THE STOLEN CAR RACKET IN DUBAI UAE.
http://www.billwarnerpi.com/2008/07/indian-muslim-mafia-don-dawood-ibrahim.html
Wednesday, July 02, 2008


INDIAN MUSLIM MAFIA DON, Dawood Ibrahim b. December 31, 1955, also known as Dawood Ebrahim, and Sheikh Dawood Hassan, birth name Sheikh Dawood Ibrahim Kaskar, is the head of the organized crime syndicate D-Company in Mumbai, hiding out in Karachi PK and still running Ballywood, heroin trade and the stolen car racket in Dubai UAE, he links to the Albanian Muslim Mafia drug and car racket.

Dawood Ibrahim and his D' Company are the source of most of the world's heroin. The United States has asked Pakistan to hand over India's 'most wanted' fugitive and international terrorist Dawood Ibrahim for his alleged links to al-Qaeda-related terrorists groups and involvement in the global heroin trade.

The FBI and the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) have sought assistance from Pakistan's Interior Ministry, Anti-Narcotic Force (ANF) and the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) to hunt down Dawood in the Islamic nation. In fact, Dawood has been described by American agencies as "an al-Qaeda facilitator now living in Pakistan who has already been placed in the same category as top al-Qaeda operatives with Interpol issuing a special notice against him". According to the DEA, Dawood is involved in large-scale shipment of narcotics (heroin) to the United Kingdom and western Europe (Albanian Mob) and its smuggling routes from South Asia, the Middle East and Africa have shared links with Osama bin Laden's terror network. He is currently on the wanted list of interpol for organised crime and counterfeiting.

Ibrahim is accused of heading a vast and sprawling illegal empire. His name has become a byword in political, business and law enforcement circles. After the Bombay Blasts in 1993, which Ibrahim organized and financed, he became India's most wanted man. After that incident, most of the his key Hindu mobsters and even few Muslims went against him bringing down his empire.

In 2003, the United States Government declared Dawood Ibrahim a "Global Terrorist" and pursued the matter before the United Nations in an attempt to freeze his assets around the world and crack down on his operations after significant diplomatic lobbying by the government of India.

The Bush Administration, under advisement from the Indian Government, has imposed sanctions on Ibrahim. Although Pakistan denies any knowledge of his existence, Indian intelligence agencies, such as Research and Analysis Wing (RAW), believe that Dawood currently resides in Karachi. Ibrahim is also alleged to have close links with Pakistan's Inter-Services Intelligence agency.

Dawood is also suspected to have connections with terrorist organisations such as lashkar-e-toiba. Recent information indicates that Ibrahim has been helping finance increasing attacks in Gujarat by lashkar-e-toiba. New Delhi handed over to Islamabad a list of 38 most wanted criminals, including Ibrahim.


Sanjay Dutt, one of Bollywood’s biggest stars, was jailed for six years for possessing illegal firearms given to him by gangsters involved in a series of bomb attacks in Bombay in 1993 (Dawood Ibrahim). Dawood Ibrahim also prospered enough to gain a grip over the city's prolific film industry, Bollywood. Ibrahim allegedly began financing a number of films and got some of the industry's leading actors to star in them. "They wouldn't dare refuse an invitation (from Ibrahim)," (right out of the "Godfather" movie) a friend of the gangster was reported as saying. His Bollywood connections came out in the open when he was seen on television sitting with a number of leading stars and watching international cricket matches in the Gulf city of Sharjah UAE right next to Dubai the stolen car capital of the world.

Dawood Ibrahim heads an organization known as the D-Company which carries out billions of dollars of operations in Bombay alone, he is believed to control much of the 'hawala' system, which is the very commonly used unofficial system for transferring money and remittances outside the view of official agencies. Much of the organisation's operations are in India, allegedly with the support of Govt. of Pakistan and the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI).

In a major blow to Ibrahim, ten members of his gang were arrested by Bombay Crime Branch they were extradited from Dubai United Arab Emirates, (used car racket) from where they had been deported.

Dawood Ibrahim's right hand man had been Abu Salem who owns a business establishment in the name of "Kings of Car Trading" in Dubai (telephone numbers 350240 and 350035). He owns a Mercedes car with registration number Dubai 4781. A case was registered against Salem in Dubai in the 1990s for which he was arrested and later set free on bail. He went to Pakistan in mid-1997 for making arrangements for the marriage of Dawood Ibrahim’s brother, Humayun. Later, he went for Umrah with his family. Meanwhile, Dawood was able to persuade the Dubai authorities and the case was withdrawn. Salem returned to Dubai from Karachi in March, 1998. Abu Salem also had extensive property in New Jersey USA, It was Dawood who, four years ago, through his contacts alerted American intelligence agencies in the Gulf about Salem’s presence in USA and his multi-million property deals in New Jersey. That crucial tip-off marked the beginning of Salem’s end, he was caught in Lisbon in 2005 and is currently on trial in India.

Dawood Ibrahim's ties with Sicilian mafia leader and other international organizations are not confirmed yet (Albanian Muslim Mafia), but it is believed that the base supply of drugs and its raw materials are managed by him. Being close to Afghanistan gives him an advantage, since raw materials (heroin) are made in Afghanistan. Afghanistan supplies some 93 percent of the world's opium used to make heroin, and the Taliban militants earn up to $100 million from the drug trade, the United Nations estimates. The export value of this harvest was $4 billion - more than a third of the country's combined gross domestic product

Dawood Ibrahim's gang members are active in Europe and other continents. The herion supply goes to Europe and from there to the U.S. and other countries.

Bill Warner, Private Investigator

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Check out the connections...

http://bengalunderattack.blogspot.com/2009/11/omar-sheikh-ilyas-kashmiri-david.html



Omar Sheikh, Ilyas Kashmiri, David Headley, Zakiur Rahman Lakhvi, Bahaziq, 26/11, 9/11, LeT, ISI

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The inter-connections are so intricate that it will become almost impossible to state where ISI ends and where global terrorism begins.

Lets start with one point – the Mumbai attacks and then work back as well as front from that point out and draw logical inferences along the way.

26/11 – One terrorist was caught alive that gave India the first real face of terror brewing in its own backyard and the enormous tentacles that it has spawned within India itself. Brigade 313 of Ilyas Kashmiri (which is itself a part of Al – Qaeda’s Laskhar al Zil) and Lashar e Taiba (LeT) were in control of the operations. Hafeez Saeed and Zakiur Rahman Lakhvi provided the boys, facilities and religious indoctrination. The training and strategy came mainly from Ilyas Kashmiri – former Pakistani SSG commando.

I can safely say that my blog was the first off the blocks when on 27/11 – the next day after 26/11 – broke the SSG connection to the Mumbai attacks. My first lines were : “This was a classic commando raid replete with beach landing et al. It had all the markings of a thorough Pakistani SSG trained operation – which makes it a Pakistani Army action.

It has been a well thought of strategy of Pakistan Army to embed the Taliban and terrorist organizations like Lashkar e Taiyyba, Jaish e Mohammad, Lashkar e Jahagvi with its own soldiers and commandos. These army recruits blend in with Taliban and terror organizations, deemed to have gone "native", maybe without the knowledge of Taliban / terror organizations who are just happy to have received high class "recruits".

Pakistan Army, through ISI, now draws back its own cadres from Taliban and these terror organizations for special operations around the globe. For Mumbai attacks, Lashkar e Taiyyba was chosen - but the actual foot soldiers were ex-army soldiers including SSG commandos (leading the charge) already embedded in these organizations - as well as a few battle hardened fidayeen terrorists. These LeT "terrorists" were given rigourous training by either current or ex-SSG commando trainers (sufficiently bearded to evade detect) who will probably be known as Gen Saab or Gen Mohd (aka John Doe)."

(I did not know Ilyas Kashmiri would fit this to the T at that point)

New York Times on 19th October - at least a main stream US media now coming to terms with this factor - Pakistan military and its role in terrorism. "Ex-Military Officer in Pakistan Is Linked to 2 Chicago Terrorism Suspects"

People in the West have amnesia to article like these ones in Times Online:

1) Taliban leader killed by SAS was Pakistan officer

2) PAKISTAN is allowing Taliban fighters wounded in battles with British and other Nato forces in Afghanistan to be treated at safe houses.

Point 1: 26/11 was executed by Brigade 313 and LeT. At this stage we will not get into the detail that there were people behind Brigade 313 and LeT at this stage, rather stick to what is logical and already proven.

Fast forward to November 2009 – 12 months hence. Two Lashkar operatives are captured in US – David Coleman Headley (Daood Gilani) and Tahawwur Hussain Rana – both of Pakistani origin. The role played by the duo, specially David in spotting 26/11 targets is well documented. The handler of Headley was none other than Ilyas Kashmiri.

Pont 2: 26/11 spotter and conspirator was handled by Ilyas Kashmiri.



Step back in time to India winter 1994: As reported in Indian Express- In late 1994, a milkman knocked on the door of a Ghaziabad house. As the door opened, he noticed men with guns inside, but he still delivered the milk. He then tipped off the police who raided the place and rescued several foreign hostages being held by a group of terrorists, seeking the release of some arrested militant leaders including Maulana Masood Azhar. Azhar had been arrested in February that year.

When the police reached there, the commander of the terrorist group that called itself Al-Hadid — essentially it was a Harkat-ul Ansar-Harkat-ul Jihad-al-Islami operation — had just stepped out with his trusted lieutenant Omar Saeed Sheikh. The police confronted them as they returned and, in the gunbattle that ensued, Sheikh was injured and arrested but the commander escaped. He was none other than Ilyas Kashmiri.

Point 3: Sh Omar Saeed – the 9/11 conspirator who allegedly wired money to Md Atta too was handled by Ilyas Kashmiri.
MUST READ: BEFORE THE NEXT 9/11 PAY THE SENATORS OFF

Omar Saeed Sheikh was imprisoned in India for kidnapping Westerners. While there, he met Aftab Ansari, another prisoner, an Indian gangster who was released from prison near the end of 1999. Saeed also met another prisoner named Asif Raza Khan, who was also released in 1999.

On being released at the Kandahar hostage exchange, Omar lived with Jaish e Md before going to an ISI safe house in Pakistan where he moved around with impunity. That he traveled to UK twice and was not detained is also open to questions about the complicity of UK intelligence with Omar Sheikh. In Pakistan, Omar works with Ijaz Shah, a former ISI official in charge of handling two militant groups; Lt. Gen. Mohammed Aziz Khan, former deputy chief of the ISI in charge of relations with Jaish-e-Mohammed; and Brigadier Abdullah, a former ISI officer. He is well known to other senior ISI officers.

(What is the role of Aziz Khan and Brigadier Abdullah in 26/11? Is he (Brigadier Abdullah) the Brigadier sahab - Qasav mentions?? )

In 2002, French author Bernard-Henri Levy was presented evidence by government officials in New Delhi, India, on Saeed Sheikh making repeated calls to ISI Director Lt. Gen. Mahmood Ahmed during the summer of 2000. Later, Levy got unofficial confirmation from sources in Washington regarding these calls that the information he was given in India was correct. He noted that someone in the United Arab Emirates using a variety of aliases sends Mohamed Atta slightly over $100,000 between June and September of this year and the timing of these phone calls and the money transfers may have been the source of news reports that Mahmood Ahmed ordered Saeed Sheikh to send $100,000 to Mohamed Atta.

Now just recall the names of two prisoners who befriended Omar – they were Aftab Ansari and Asif Reza Khan. Both played a crucial role to finance the 9/11 attacks in the USA.

Amir Reza Khan, commander of the Asif Reza Commando Force (ARCF), a little known group which was involved in the 2002 attack on the US consulate in Kolkata, West Bengal. Reza, like Rahman, is today in Pakistan. Amir Reza is wanted for the Partho Roy Burman abduction case (July 2001) in which a part of the ransom money, $100,000, was wired to the 9/11 leader Mohammad Atta via Aftab Ansari and Syed Omar Sheikh. The role of the then ISI Chief, Lt. General Mahmud, was also exposed in facilitating the money transfer. Reza is also involved in creating Indian Mujahideen (IM), the new terrorist group which carried a series of attacks in India in 2008.

The role of Ilyas Kashmiri is somehow MISSING from the 9/11 planning – there is no way his footprints will be missing. If anything – he could very well have MASTERMINDED the 9/11 together with ISI. (NOTE : Before 9/11 Pakistan was a bankrupt nation and going down, and after 9/11 it was lavished with money and is being continued to be feted. In inner circles, Al-Qaeda is known as Al-Faeda - faeda in URDU means BENEFIT)

Point 4: Ilyas Kashmiri’s point man Omar Saeed was neck deep in financing the 9/11 as was the Pakistan intelligence wing the ISI. What is defeaning by its silence – is the role of Ilyas Kashmiri in 9/11. It is a matter of time before someone unearths the all important link.

Fast forward to present: As reported in Observer Group research DECODING THE HEADLEY RANA CASE : Within days of the Rana-Headley arrests, the Bangladesh security agencies arrested three LeT operatives from Dhaka--Mufti Harun Izahar, son of Islami Oikya Jote (IOJ) leader Mufti Izaharul Islam, Shahidul Islam and Al Amin alias Saiful. All three had regular conversations with David Headley, LeT chief Hafiz Saeed and LeT’s Bangladesh coordinator, Sheikh Abdur Rehman.

Harun, who also ran an Islamic kindergarten school in Chittagong, said Hafiz Saeed spoke to him on the mobile and asked him to target the US embassy in Dhaka. He said Saeed spoke to him in Arabic and gave him specific instructions on how to carry out the attack. Harun had recently visited Pakistan. For the attack, Harun and his associates got 600,000 takas from LeT’s chief financial officer, Indian-born Saudi national Mahmoud Mohammad Ahmed Bahaziq. Bahaziq, who recruited Dawood Ibrahim and Azzam Ghauri to LeT, is a close associate of Hafiz Saeed. Ghauri was one of the first LeT commanders in India, and a partner of Abdul Karim Tunda, who became the operational commander of the terrorist group in Bangladesh. Ghauri was killed in an encounter in 2000.

Following the arrest of Harun and his two aides, the Bangladesh police arrested three more LeT operatives subsequently. The police suspect that there were at least 20 more, both Bangladeshi and Indian nationals, who could be involved in the foiled terrorist plot. Some of them are from Kerala and other South Indian states and work primarily in the textile sector.

Harun and his aides were not an independent LeT cell but only part of a larger network which was being strengthened for quite sometime. The first inkling of such a network, incidentally, came when two key LeT leaders were arrested in Bangladesh in July this year--Maulana Mohammad Mansur Ali alias Maulana Habibullah and Mufti Sheikh Obaidullah. Ali is a Afghan Jihad veteran. Both worked closely with HuJI in Bangladesh, training several Indian and Bangladeshi nationals in weapons and explosives.

Two intriguing links can be found in the dossier which project the trans-national nature of LeT’s expansion in Asia for the past several years. One is that both Habibullah and Obaidullah were arrested on the basis of information provided by two aides of Dawood Ibrahim, Zahid Sheikh and Dawood Merchant, arrested in Dhaka earlier. Sheikh said there were about 150-paid D-company men in Bangladesh and their associates included former ministers, senior police officials and top businessmen. LeT operations in Bangladesh, incidentally, draw large funding from some top businessmen dealing in pharmaceuticals.

Both Habibullah and Obaidullah drew a month salary of 7000 takas from Sheikh Abdur Rahman, LeT’s commander for Bangladesh based in Pakistan. Rahman has since been arrested in Pakistan but strangely enough, there is no word on it in the Pakistan media. Rahman had also bankrolled Maulana Harun who was working with David Headley to carry out terrorist attacks. Hardly any detail about Rahman is known. There are two Abdur Rahmans in the LeT hierarchy--one is Mufti Abdur Rahman Hafiz, one of the teachers at Muridke, and another is Abdur Rahman Makki, in charge of LeT’s external affairs, and brother-in-law of Hafiz Saeed. Makki, a fierce proponent of suicide terrorism, has been in charge of organising LeT’s networks in Asia and Europe.

Point 5: The top LeT financier in Saudi, Bahaziq is known to be a Saudi intelligence proxy who has embedded himself in the LeT and this relationship is used by the CIA. And Dick Cheney used Dawood Ibrahim’s connection in Paskitan to lavish the Afghan mujahideen that were close to Cheney’s sphere of influence. This role of the US with LeT is (albeit an arm of US intelligence) is most intriguing as well as disturbing. As is the connection of British intelligence with Omar Sheikh.

The curious case of Musharraf and death threats to him and also Musharraf and Osama.

Musharraf was a blue eyed boy of Gen Zia ul Haq who Islamized the Pakistan army was single handedly destroyed democratic institutions in the country. He favoured Musharraf as he was aware of his religious zeal and his connections to the Deoband school of Islam. Musharraf, who was asked by Zia-ul-Haq to control the situation, brutally suppressed the Shia revolt with the help of Osama bin Laden and his Sunni tribal hordes brought in from the NWFP.

NOTE THE IMPORTANT CONNECTION BETWEEN MUSHARRAF AND OSAMA BIN LADEN AS MENTIONED ABOVE.




SOUTH ASIA ANALYSIS reports: In its issue of May,1990, "Herald", the monthly journal of the "Dawn" group of publications of Karachi, wrote as follows: " In May,1988, low-intensity political rivalry and sectarian tension ignited into full-scale carnage as thousands of armed tribesmen from outside Gilgit district invaded Gilgit along the Karakoram Highway. Nobody stopped them. They destroyed crops and houses, lynched and burnt people to death in the villages around Gilgit town. The number of dead and injured was put in the hundreds. But numbers alone tell nothing of the savagery of the invading hordes and the chilling impact it has left on these peaceful valleys."

Gen. Musharraf started a policy of bringing in Punjabis and Pakhtoons from outside and settling them down in Gilgit and Baltistan in order to reduce the Kashmiri Shias to a minority in their traditional land and this is continuing till today.

Point 6: Musharraf and Bin Laden jointly undertook military operations to ethnically cleanse the Shias in Gilgit.

Ilyas Kashmiri who beheaded an Indian soldier was gifted Pakistan Rs 100,000 for this deed by none other than President Musharraf. READ: BRIGADE 313

Point 7. Musharraf paid bounty to Ilyas Kashmiri.

Yet, somewhere along the way both Ilyas Kashmiri and his protégé Omar Sheikh wanted to kill Musharraf. The plan to kill Musharraf was foiled, ostensibly once when RAW tipped Musharraf off. The plot of kill Kiyani was shot down by Al – Qaeda high command much to the consternation of Ilyas Kashmiri.

But what takes the cake is this: Long war journal reports - From prison, Omar called Musharraf on his personal cell phone in mid-November and threatened his life. "I am after you, get ready to die," Omar reportedly told Musharraf. The plan was to ambush Musharraf's convoy as he traveled between Army House in Rawalpindi and his farm outside of Islamabad or to blow up a bridge as he traveled to the airport.

The report also points out interestingly: Omar also phoned retired Major General Faisal Alavi, the former commander of Pakistan's Special Service Group, just days before he was killed on Nov. 22.

Point 8: Both Ilyas Kashmiri and Omar Sheikh turned against Musharraf. Perhaps the storming of the Lal Masjid was the last straw - but no doubt Musharraf was neck deep in with Al Qaeda.

Bottom line : The connection between Pakistan Army, ISI, LeT, Al Qaeda is very fused. The Taliban are the special ops regiment of Pakistan Army against any (so called) misadventure by Indian Army. CIA is deeply engaged with ISI in the opium trade and powerful people in both these agencies are making serious money in this global economic meltdown. India is hedging its bets and finds itself sandwiched in the Great Game rapidly unfolding in the Central Asian Regions.

The CIA and ISI used Taliban and Al Qaeda extensively to counter Russia in both central Asia and even in Europe. Now that part of US has fallen out with Al - Qaeda does not mean that Pakistan has to cut its strategic roots with Al-Qaeda and even the Taliban. This has to be understood.

The US (non-rogue CIA elements) has created a counter terrorism cell within the ISI. This cell is completely segregated from the ISI top hierarchy and works in closest of co-ordination with FBI & CIA. Whenever Taliban or Al-Qaeda detainees are questioned, the ISI officers have headphones and an IP camera which beams the images and audio to the FBI / CIA stations and also simultaneous translations (if need be). The questions of FBI / CIA authorities are simultaneously aired through the headphones of the local ISI interrogator. Such is the co-ordination that several top rung ISI officers and Army officials have deep reservations - and bang, comes the attack on ISI offices in Peshawar.

Musharraf is cooling his heels in UK – the same country that headquarters the Islamic Caliphate war mongers – Hizbut tahrir. In an earlier article showcasing the British role in promoting Islamic groups in its soil I wrote: "I have been saying it ad nauseum that Hizb ut Tahrir is a UK run agency – much like Dobermann Pinschers on a leash kept in an idyllic British countryside castle, about to be unleashed by their UK masters as and when deemed necessary. " READ: HIZB-UT TAHRIR PLOTS BLOODLESS COUP IN PAKISTAN - THE LARGER PICTURE AND THE BRITISH ROLE.

The story gets murkier when one reads that UK smuggled opium out of China to make money, probably the same is being done by CIA in collusion with ISI and Dawood Ibrahim in Afghanistan. (READ: UK WAS THE BIGGEST DRUG RUNNER IN 19TH CENTURY)

That the biggest druglord in Afghanistan happens to be Hamid Karzai’s brother and is a CIA asset is a story known to all, but recently broken in mainstream New York Times too. (READ: BROTHER OF AFGHAN LEADER SAID TO BE PAID BY CIA)

The Indian Intelligence will tell you – they know it all. Great. So, what do you do with the knowledge – where is the action? A person like Headley can come in India, set up business, lay undetected for years, run the 26/11 ops out of Pakistan and then safely fly into his nest in Chicago.

If Indian intelligence had balls – I would have seen three incidents –

1) Omar Skeikh killed in UK when he visited his parents after the Kandahar hijack,
2) Dawood Ibrahim along with its inmates blown to smithereens in an apparent truck bombing – "supposedly" done by a rival gang in Karachi. and
3) Flooding Pakistan with fake Paksitani currency

And isn’t it intriguing that Indian intelligence officers had to turn their tails and return empty handed from the US – not even being given a peek at Headley and Rana? Guess, the US is using its old tricks to arm twist Pakistan to deliver more and keeping Indians off the duo is part of the bargain. However, this is just a short term solution. India will probably get to voice match Headley as one of the 26/11 voices from Pakistan.
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IS THIS GUY CONNECTED?

WHAT IS THE RELATIONSHIP?

THE AGES AND PROFILES ARE SIMILAR, THEY COULD BE A DOUBLE FOR EACH OTHER (AS INTELLIGENCE AGENCIES OFTEN DO!)

WAS THIS AN ENTIRE INDIA/PAKISTAN HEROIN ARM OF AL-CIADA?

WHAT IS GOING ON?




INDIAN MUSLIM MAFIA DON, DAWOOD IBRAHIM, STILL RUNS THE SHOW IN BALLYWOOD, HEROIN TRADE AND THE STOLEN CAR RACKET IN DUBAI UAE.
http://www.billwarnerpi.com/2008/07/indian-muslim-mafia-don-dawood-ibrahim.html
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INDIAN MUSLIM MAFIA DON, Dawood Ibrahim b. December 31, 1955, also known as Dawood Ebrahim, and Sheikh Dawood Hassan, birth name Sheikh Dawood Ibrahim Kaskar, is the head of the organized crime syndicate D-Company in Mumbai, hiding out in Karachi PK and still running Ballywood, heroin trade and the stolen car racket in Dubai UAE, he links to the Albanian Muslim Mafia drug and car racket.

Dawood Ibrahim and his D' Company are the source of most of the world's heroin. The United States has asked Pakistan to hand over India's 'most wanted' fugitive and international terrorist Dawood Ibrahim for his alleged links to al-Qaeda-related terrorists groups and involvement in the global heroin trade.

The FBI and the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) have sought assistance from Pakistan's Interior Ministry, Anti-Narcotic Force (ANF) and the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) to hunt down Dawood in the Islamic nation. In fact, Dawood has been described by American agencies as "an al-Qaeda facilitator now living in Pakistan who has already been placed in the same category as top al-Qaeda operatives with Interpol issuing a special notice against him". According to the DEA, Dawood is involved in large-scale shipment of narcotics (heroin) to the United Kingdom and western Europe (Albanian Mob) and its smuggling routes from South Asia, the Middle East and Africa have shared links with Osama bin Laden's terror network. He is currently on the wanted list of interpol for organised crime and counterfeiting.

Ibrahim is accused of heading a vast and sprawling illegal empire. His name has become a byword in political, business and law enforcement circles. After the Bombay Blasts in 1993, which Ibrahim organized and financed, he became India's most wanted man. After that incident, most of the his key Hindu mobsters and even few Muslims went against him bringing down his empire.

In 2003, the United States Government declared Dawood Ibrahim a "Global Terrorist" and pursued the matter before the United Nations in an attempt to freeze his assets around the world and crack down on his operations after significant diplomatic lobbying by the government of India.

The Bush Administration, under advisement from the Indian Government, has imposed sanctions on Ibrahim. Although Pakistan denies any knowledge of his existence, Indian intelligence agencies, such as Research and Analysis Wing (RAW), believe that Dawood currently resides in Karachi. Ibrahim is also alleged to have close links with Pakistan's Inter-Services Intelligence agency.

Dawood is also suspected to have connections with terrorist organisations such as lashkar-e-toiba. Recent information indicates that Ibrahim has been helping finance increasing attacks in Gujarat by lashkar-e-toiba. New Delhi handed over to Islamabad a list of 38 most wanted criminals, including Ibrahim.


Sanjay Dutt, one of Bollywood’s biggest stars, was jailed for six years for possessing illegal firearms given to him by gangsters involved in a series of bomb attacks in Bombay in 1993 (Dawood Ibrahim). Dawood Ibrahim also prospered enough to gain a grip over the city's prolific film industry, Bollywood. Ibrahim allegedly began financing a number of films and got some of the industry's leading actors to star in them. "They wouldn't dare refuse an invitation (from Ibrahim)," (right out of the "Godfather" movie) a friend of the gangster was reported as saying. His Bollywood connections came out in the open when he was seen on television sitting with a number of leading stars and watching international cricket matches in the Gulf city of Sharjah UAE right next to Dubai the stolen car capital of the world.

Dawood Ibrahim heads an organization known as the D-Company which carries out billions of dollars of operations in Bombay alone, he is believed to control much of the 'hawala' system, which is the very commonly used unofficial system for transferring money and remittances outside the view of official agencies. Much of the organisation's operations are in India, allegedly with the support of Govt. of Pakistan and the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI).

In a major blow to Ibrahim, ten members of his gang were arrested by Bombay Crime Branch they were extradited from Dubai United Arab Emirates, (used car racket) from where they had been deported.

Dawood Ibrahim's right hand man had been Abu Salem who owns a business establishment in the name of "Kings of Car Trading" in Dubai (telephone numbers 350240 and 350035). He owns a Mercedes car with registration number Dubai 4781. A case was registered against Salem in Dubai in the 1990s for which he was arrested and later set free on bail. He went to Pakistan in mid-1997 for making arrangements for the marriage of Dawood Ibrahim’s brother, Humayun. Later, he went for Umrah with his family. Meanwhile, Dawood was able to persuade the Dubai authorities and the case was withdrawn. Salem returned to Dubai from Karachi in March, 1998. Abu Salem also had extensive property in New Jersey USA, It was Dawood who, four years ago, through his contacts alerted American intelligence agencies in the Gulf about Salem’s presence in USA and his multi-million property deals in New Jersey. That crucial tip-off marked the beginning of Salem’s end, he was caught in Lisbon in 2005 and is currently on trial in India.

Dawood Ibrahim's ties with Sicilian mafia leader and other international organizations are not confirmed yet (Albanian Muslim Mafia), but it is believed that the base supply of drugs and its raw materials are managed by him. Being close to Afghanistan gives him an advantage, since raw materials (heroin) are made in Afghanistan. Afghanistan supplies some 93 percent of the world's opium used to make heroin, and the Taliban militants earn up to $100 million from the drug trade, the United Nations estimates. The export value of this harvest was $4 billion - more than a third of the country's combined gross domestic product

Dawood Ibrahim's gang members are active in Europe and other continents. The herion supply goes to Europe and from there to the U.S. and other countries.

Bill Warner, Private Investigator

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I think they may be the same guy. I'll do some digging...
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US Now Exports Terror..American Linked To Mumbai Attacks
http://www.infidelsparadise.com/?p=8681 (weird site)
 November 17th, 2009 |  Author: KurtTheInfidel


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Since the 9/11 attacks, conventional wisdom has held that acts of terror on U.S. soil would most likely come from abroad. Much time and effort have been spent on beefing up border security to make sure the next Mohammad Atta never reaches the homeland. Yet the massacre at Fort Hood by Major Nidal Hasan underscored what has long been known in counterterrorism circles: Muslims born and raised in the U.S. might become radicalized and perpetrate acts of terror here at home, and more resources need to be directed inward.

Now, a string of arrests by the FBI over the past year has raised awareness of a new phenomenon: there exist Americans who wish to commit acts of terror abroad.

For the most part, those arrested have been individuals who wished to join foreign jihadi groups as foot soldiers. Many of those attempts have failed. Boston’s Tarek Mehanna went to Yemen to join al-Qaeda but was rebuffed. His friend Ahmad Abousamra traveled to Pakistan and Iraq for the same purpose and also failed. Similarly, several young men from North Carolina made a pilgrimage to the Palestinian territories to join in jihad against Israel, but they seem to have spent the majority of their time seeing the sights in Cairo.

Late last month, two arrests in Chicago seemed to confirm a pattern of American citizens wishing to engage in acts of terror abroad but failing. But new reports from India indicate that at least one of the two arrested may have been involved in planning the coordinated attacks in Mumbai last year. Those attacks killed 173 people and have been described as India’s 9/11.

If these reports pan out, then a Chicago-area man who legally changed his name from Daood Gilani to David Headley — and who had previously been indicted for planning a foiled terror attack against Denmark’s Jylland Posten newspaper as “revenge” for printing cartoons of the prophet Mohammad — conducted surveillance of targets in Mumbai. He helped facilitate the massacre in which innocent civilians were methodically gunned down at the real-time urging of their Lashkar-e-Taiba controllers from Pakistan.

On October 18, over 100 federal and local law enforcement agents swooped in on a meat processing plant in rural Illinois. The raid seemed like overkill for an immigration raid, given that the plant only employed 13 people. When the FBI announced that the plant’s owner — a Canadian citizen named Tahawar Rana who lived and ran other businesses in Chicago — had been indicted along with David Headley on charges of plotting terror attacks abroad, the raids still seemed like overkill.

The specific charges were that Rana had conspired with Headley to attack the Jyllands-Posten headquarters. However, the attack was still very much in the planning stages. Although Headley was in contact with at least two separate Pakistani-based terror organizations, his contacts there had urged him to focus on India rather than Denmark. There was no indication that the pair had made any progress towards obtaining either the weapons or explosives necessary for the attack. They also seemed to have lacked the volunteers needed, as there is no indication that the two were themselves willing to die for the cause.

So why put so much manpower into a raid on two men who seemed to fit into the category of “aspirational terrorists”?

Last week, Indian officials revealed that “Headley” had visited Mumbai, and that two of the hotels he stayed at were attacked during the terror raid. One might be tempted to write this off as coincidence — both hotels are frequented by Westerners, which is why they were targeted in the attacks. Headley had gone to India on a “business” trip on behalf of an immigration company owned by Rana. Perhaps he was in Mumbai recruiting immigrants for work in the U.S. and stayed at two hotels popular among Western businessmen?
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The curious case of David Headley
http://newshopper.sulekha.com/blogs/post/2009/11/the-curious-case-of-david-headley.htm
Posted by: Rama1984 on Nov 19 2009



For the past few weeks, we are seeing the face of terror on Indian television screens. A man by the name of David Headley or Dawood Gilani was apprehended by the FBI on the charges of terrorism. However, it is not the arrest that is making the headlines these days, instead a new story has emerged of which bits and pieces are getting clear each day. This man was a part of a well rooted network that spanned from Delhi and Mumbai to Pakistan.

This man was on a advanced surveillance mission of targets for future terrorist strikes.Some of these targets were boarding schools in North India. If this man had successfully remained under cover and had completed his operation, then perhaps we would have witnessed a bloodbath on the scales of the infamous Beslan terror attack in Russia in September 2004, when armed terrorists massacred hundreds of children in a school. Such a carnage in India would have definitely led to a military confrontation between India and Pakistan.

However, what seems to be perplexing is the conspicous connections between Bollywood and this terror operative. People already know the open secret about the alleged financing of Bollywood films by the underworld from across the border. Now the question that arises here is whether the Bollywood personalities,who knew Headley, were also aware of his ulterior motives. The fact that we must remember about our Indian electronic and print media is that they are very selective about the news they want to cling to and the ones that they subtly ignore in a matter of days. The best example of this is during 26/11, when allegations were made by one of the disgruntled high official of the Maharashtra government about the alleged complicity of some politicians in the terror attack. As quickly as the news flashed in various channels, the story vanished in the oblivion in a few days. We need to look whether the Headley Bollywood connection meets the same fate or not.

It is almost a year since 26/11 and there has been no major terror attacks on the Indian cities. Whether our government was able to successfully prevent all the possible attacks or whether the cross border handlers decided to keep a low profile for a while is open for debate. However, our government must make the best efforts to thwart any future attacks and more importantly, our government must also identify and nab the accomplices of terrorists, who are deeply entrenched in various labyrinths of our society such as Bollywood, law enforcement and political arenas.
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Sane,

you're uncovering an AMAZING storyline here of HOW 9-11 WAS DONE and why and by whom -- why are you not an investigative journalist for the Washington Post or something? I'm sure someone like you could make a REAL IMPRESSION on the question of journalistic integrity this mainstream media seems bereft of, in the last few decades.

:)

Mike

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Sane,

you're uncovering an AMAZING storyline here of HOW 9-11 WAS DONE and why and by whom -- why are you not an investigative journalist for the Washington Post or something? I'm sure someone like you could make a REAL IMPRESSION on the question of journalistic integrity this mainstream media seems bereft of, in the last few decades.

:)

Mike


You answered your own question.  One sentence after another.  Oooh, Snap   ;D

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Sane,

you're uncovering an AMAZING storyline here of HOW 9-11 WAS DONE and why and by whom -- why are you not an investigative journalist for the Washington Post or something? I'm sure someone like you could make a REAL IMPRESSION on the question of journalistic integrity this mainstream media seems bereft of, in the last few decades.

:)

Mike


because i do not licking the queen bitch's arse!

f**k washington post, f**k all the king's and queen's trinkets!

this shit is so easy,it is like 1,2,3.

YOU HAVE TO BE HIGHLY SKILLED TO WORK AT THE POST OR THE NYT AND AVOID THESE OVERLY OBVIOUS CONNECTIONS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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true to form, Sane, true to form.

:)

but I sorta meant TO HELP THOSE OF US WHO'RE AT THE MERCY OF THESE POST/NYT COMPLICITS.  You know?  To actually share some of this with BILLIONS of readers.

because i do not licking the queen bitch's arse!

f**k washington post, f**k all the king's and queen's trinkets!

this shit is so easy,it is like 1,2,3.

YOU HAVE TO BE HIGHLY SKILLED TO WORK AT THE POST OR THE NYT AND AVOID THESE OVERLY OBVIOUS CONNECTIONS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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true to form, Sane, true to form.

:)

but I sorta meant TO HELP THOSE OF US WHO'RE AT THE MERCY OF THESE POST/NYT COMPLICITS.  You know?  To actually share some of this with BILLIONS of readers.


tell them to come here, if my random banging on keys is that "incredible" they will come. My guess is that I am just a very minor part of the entire truth movement that is really becomming an awakening of millions rather than a few "saviors".

i much rather point to others on the forum who are much more effective at research and communication than i am.
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I know you don't mean to intentionally undersell your skills...

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Cheers Sane.

i much rather point to others on the forum who are much more effective at research and communication than i am.

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O.K. skillz 1 and 2, real quick, how do I get my mac to snap these wiki links about to pop?  I know basic computer stuff.  But I am quick learner.  go

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Pakistan charges seven suspects over Mumbai attacks
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 Wednesday, 25 November 2009

A court in Pakistan has charged seven people in connection with last year's attacks in the Indian city of Mumbai.

They include the alleged mastermind Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi.

Mr Lakhvi and the other suspects were charged under Pakistan's anti-terrorism act and criminal code. All seven have pleaded not guilty, their lawyers say.

More than 170 people, including nine gunmen, were killed in the attacks in November. Nine other suspects have been charged in absentia.

Some of those are thought to be at large in Pakistan - others overseas.

The attacks led India to suspend peace talks with Pakistan. Indian PM Manmohan Singh said in July talks would not restart until the Mumbai attacks suspects were brought to justice.

Timing doubts

The AFP news agency said seven suspects who were charged in court included alleged key Lashkar-e-Taiba operative Zarar Shah.

The suspects are charged with planning the Mumbai attacks. It is alleged they trained and equipped the gunmen who attacked the city.

The charges were read to them at a special anti-terrorist court set up inside the Rawalpindi jail where they are being held.

The BBC's Syed Shoaib Hasan in Islamabad says some may question the timing of the charges, coming as they do on the eve of the first anniversary of the attacks.

Pakistan's government had initially announced the trial would start in early July, but it was postponed. The authorities say they needed time to gather evidence.

Our correspondent says the delay could also have been caused in part by wrangling between Pakistan and India. Islamabad, which does not want to be seen to be kow-towing, has accused its neighbour of taking months to hand over vital evidence needed to secure arrests.

India and the US have demanded Pakistan take steps against those who plan attacks on its soil - and they will be looking at this case for evidence that Islamabad is serious, our correspondent says.

Prosecutors say they are determined to bring convictions and secure the maximum sentence for those in the dock.

Following the attacks, Pakistan rounded up a number of suspects - among them the Lashkar-e-Taiba founder Hafiz Saeed who spent some time in custody before being released due to lack of evidence. He has denied any involvement.
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Pakistan ex-army officer detained over Chicago case
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2009/11/25/AR2009112500497.html
By Zeeshan Haider
Reuters
Wednesday, November 25, 2009; 4:14 AM


ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Pakistani security agencies have detained a former army officer for possible links with two men arrested in Chicago on terrorism charges, an army spokesman said on Wednesday.

David Headley and Tahawwur Hussain Rana were arrested last month and accused of planning an attack on Danish newspaper Jyllands-Posten, which ran cartoons of the Prophet Mohammad in 2005, sparking protests by Muslims in several countries.

Rana is a Pakistan-born Canadian citizen while Headley is an American citizen who had spent time in Pakistan, which is under U.S. pressure to crack down harder on militants along the border with Afghanistan to help it put down a Taliban insurgency there.

Pakistani military spokesman Major-General Athar Abbas said a former army major was detained in connection with the case.

"He's still in detention and is being questioned," he said, adding that no serving officer has been detained in the case.

According to U.S. court documents, the Chicago pair discussed their planned attack on the Danish newspaper with members of Pakistan-based Lashkar-e-Taiba group and al Qaeda-linked Pakistan-based militant Ilyas Kashmiri.

Lashkar, blamed for the 2008 Mumbai assault, also talked to them about possible attacks in India and suggested these should be given priority over the alleged plot in Denmark.

Lashkar has denied links with the Chicago arrests.

Once nurtured by Pakistan's Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) spy agency to fight India in Kashmir, Lashkar shares al Qaeda's concept of global jihad, as underscored by its alleged willingness to support the planned attack in Denmark.

Officials have long worried that Lashkar could use its big network of support in the Pakistani diaspora to hit Western targets.

Pakistani authorities officially banned Lashkar after it was blamed for a 2001 attack on the Indian parliament.

But analysts say it is unofficially tolerated as it is not believed to have been involved in attacks inside Pakistan, where the government is fighting Taliban militants.

Pakistani authorities put seven Lashkar members on trial for their links to the Mumbai violence that killed 166 people, while the group's founder, Hafiz Mohammad Saeed, was briefly put under house arrest.

Authorities also closed the offices of Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD), a charity headed by Saeed, after the United Nations said it was a new alias for Lashkar and put it on a terrorist list in 2008.

However, JuD has apparently re-emerged under the name Falah-i-Insaniat Foundation (Foundation for Welfare of Humanity), and its cadres were involved in relief activities for people displaced by an army offensive against Taliban militants in Pakistan's northwestern Swat valley in May. It has also launched a weekly newspaper, Jarrar (Brave).
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Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi, 6 Others Indicted For Mumbai 26/11 Attacks
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The Pakistani anti-terrorism court, which was conducting the trial of the seven accused of Mumbai 26/11 massacre, has indicted the seven suspects including Lashkar-e-Toiba commander Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi.
 
Lakhvi and the others have been indicted under the Pakistan's anti-terrorism act and criminal code, BBC reported. Their lawyers said all seven have pleaded not guilty.
 
Even though Pakistan had initially denied that the terrorists did not belong to Paksitan, Islamabad slowly started accepting the fact.
 
Pakistan had announced in February that it had identified seven planners and facilitators of the Mumbai carnage and arrested five of them, including Lakhvi.
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One year later: terror attack on Mumbai massively strengthens Israeli arms industry
http://www.wired.com/beyond_the_beyond/2009/11/one-year-later-terror-attack-on-mumbai-massively-strengthens-israeli-arms-industry/
By Bruce Sterling  November 25, 2009  |  7:13 am 

(((The takeaway here:)))

“Military Ties
“• Military cooperation and arms sales have become a central aspect of Israel-India relations.[28] • In 2009, Israel overtook Russia as India’s leading arms supplier, with Israel and India signing more than $1 billion in defense contracts in 2007 and 2008.[29] • India has increasingly turned to Israel for sophisticated weapons systems. The Mumbai terror attack in November 2008 was particularly significant in expediting India’s acquisition of air and naval surveillance systems which they bought from Israel.[30] ”

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Terrorists Attacked Mumbai One Year Ago Nov. 26
Pakistan-based Group Targeted Jews, Israelis

Anniversary of Mumbai Massacre: India and Israel Continue Strengthening Friendship and Cooperation
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Thursday (Nov. 26) will mark the one-year anniversary of the Mumbai attacks, in which terrorists laid siege to the city, killing 170 people and wounding more than 300.[1]

Ten members of Lashkar-e-Taiba—a Pakistan-based terrorist group—attacked Mumbai for three days, bombing and shooting at two luxury hotels, a train station, a cafe and the city’s Chabad Jewish Center. 9 (((A brilliantly destabilizing tactic, but they’re now really busy applying it inside Pakistan itself, where even the spies aren’t safe any more:)))
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/pakistan/6562387/At-least-10-dead-as-Pakistan-spy-agency-office-destroyed-by-bomb.html (((Boy, that must have elicited a few sour chuckles over at the Indian Research and Analysis Wing. Pakistani jihadis are now killing far more Pakistanis than they are Indians.)))

[2]

The terror ended Nov. 29 when Indian police commandos raided the hotel where the remaining terrorists were holed up.

At the Chabad center, the terrorists killed six people: the center’s director Rabbi Gavriel Holtzberg (an American and Israeli citizen); his pregnant wife, Rivka Holtzberg (an Israeli citizen); Rabbi Leibish Teitelbaum (an American citizen); Bentzion Chroman (an American and Israeli citizen); Yocheved Orpaz (an Israeli citizen); [3] and Norma Shvarzblat Rabinovich (a Mexican citizen).[4]

A center staff member escaped the building Nov. 27, 2008 with the Holtzbergs’ son Moshe, who was two at the time of the attack. Sandra Samuel, 45, the cook who pulled the boy out the building, said she saw Rabbi Holtzberg, his wife Rivka and two other guests lying on the floor, apparently “unconscious.”[5] Two years ago the family buried another child who died from Tay-Sachs disease.

On Nov. 12, 2009, the fathers of Rabbi Holtzberg and his wife joined Chabad leaders in Brooklyn to commemorate the completion of a Torah scroll dedicated to the couple and the four other victims slain at the Mumbai Chabad center. Thousands of Chabad emissaries inscribed a letter in the scroll, which will be donated to the Mumbai center.[6] Several U.S. Chabad houses also sponsored “Loaves of Love,” an event for women in honor of the first anniversary of Rivka Holtzberg’s death. Participants baked challah, a traditional Jewish braided bread and distributed them to exemplify Rivka Holtzberg’s generosity.[7] (((You’d think that religious zealots would specialize in wiping out, say, technocratic agnostic world trade zillionaires rather than hair-in-a-kerchief saintly and hospitable female bread-bakers, but except for the occasional skyscraper attack, this tactic scarcely occurs to them. It’s pretty clear that killing Moslems is Moslem jihadi job number one, even though they cheerfully kill anybody else whenever given the chance.)))

Although the Pakistani government has arrested seven members of Lashkar-e-Taiba for helping to plot the attacks, in June 2009 a Pakistani court released alleged mastermind Hafiz Muhammad Saeed, citing insufficient evidence,[8] and another court dismissed charges against him again in October.[9] Saeed founded Lashkar-e-Taiba—banned by the Pakistani government months after the 9/11 attacks[10] —and runs an Islamic charity the United Nations considers a front for the terrorist group.[11] (((He’s a Kashmiri liberation guy. We haven’t been hearing much lately about the running sore of Indian Kashmir because of the violent hemorrhaging of various Pakistani provinces.)))
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Ajmal Kasab, the only surviving perpetrator, is being tried in an Indian court. He confessed to planning and executing the attacks in July 2009[12] after initially pleading not guilty.[13] Kasab told police that the terrorists were ordered to purposely target Israelis in Mumbai, according to The Times of India[14] to “avenge the atrocities on Palestinians.”[15] Indian forces stormed the Jewish Center on Nov. 28, overtaking the terrorists inside.[16] Kasab revealed, according to Indian sources, that terrorists previously stayed at the Chabad Center in Mumbai before the attacks in order to plan them.[17] (((That’s a pretty good one: “yum, pass the bread and salt, future victim.”)))

Mumbai’s Chabad House is a popular stop for Israeli tourists. The Holtzbergs offered visitors a number of different programs and also provided kosher food. Chabad is a religious movement that serves Jewish communities worldwide through a variety of programs, services and institutions. A total of 4,000 full-time emissary families operate more than 3,300 Chabad institutions around the world.[18] The Chabad of Mumbai Relief Fund was established to rebuild the Chabad Center and provide lifetime support for Moshe Holtzberg. To donate to the Chabad of Mumbai Relief Fund, click here .

During the crisis, The Israel Project worked around the clock to inform the international media about what was happening and help focus world attention on the tragedy and the need to stop terrorism. (((It likely goes without saying that these ceaseless efforts have fueled terrorism spectacularly. Nowadays you don’t even have to bother with “the media” — they’re either too broke to show up, or somebody shot them already.)))

Anniversary of Mumbai Massacre: India and Israel Continue Strengthening Friendship and Cooperation “After the terror: Where do we go from here?” - TIP Conference Call with Israel’s Ambassador to India

Israel and India established full diplomatic relations Jan. 29, 1992. Cooperation with India is now a central aspect of Israeli foreign policy on political, security, commercial, scientific and cultural levels. (((”So, are you getting that ’suicide belt problem’? Hey, me too! Let’s drop on by the penthouse cafe and swap some challah and chutney.”)))

[19] Bilateral trade has steadily increased from $200 million in 1992 to $4 billion in 2008[20] and tourism between the two countries is also growing, with about 35,000 Israelis traveling to India annually and almost 20,000 tourists from India visiting Israel in 2007. Given the anniversary of the Mumbai attacks, such developments are proof that terrorism didn’t win, or even deter India and Israel from forging ahead in increasing their tourism and business ties. (((Given the stats I’m thinking “spectacular capitalist trade boom” is the best description here. If you actually WANT a bunch of wealthy Israeli tourists dropping by with shekels, you might wanna actually ARRANGE a terrorist event in your town.)))

Diplomatic Relations

• In December 1996, Israeli President Ezer Weizman led a 24-member delegation of Israeli business people to India. This was the first of 20 reciprocal visits between Israeli and Indian officials.[21]

• In September 2003, relations strengthened significantly following then-Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon’s two-day state visit to India. During the visit, Israel and India signed numerous agreements regarding the environment, health, education, culture and combating drug trafficking.[22]

• The Delhi Statement of Friendship and Cooperation between India and Israel was established between the two countries at the end of Sharon’s visit. The statement aimed to enhance bilateral cooperation and strengthen friendship between the two countries.[23] (((Okay, now try to figure out which major world powers really want to suck up to Pakistan right now. China doesn’t count because they’ll get in bed with lepers.)))

Economic Cooperation

• Israeli and Indian companies have established several joint ventures that focus on agriculture, telecommunications, computer software and medical equipment.[24]

• Since 1992, India and Israel rapidly diversified their trading. Early in the relationship, economic ties were largely concentrated in the diamond industry, but today trade between the two countries now includes hi-tech products, chemicals and agricultural products, as well as medical equipment.[25] Bilateral trade has steadily increased from $200 million in 1992 to $4 billion in 2008.[26]

• Tourism between the two countries is also growing, with about 35,000 Israelis traveling to India annually and almost 20,000 tourists from India visiting Israel in 2007.[27]

Military Ties (((oh brother)))

• Military cooperation and arms sales have become a central aspect of Israel-India relations.[28]

• In 2009, Israel overtook Russia as India’s leading arms supplier, (((and given the military hardware Russia piped over, that’s saying something))) with Israel and India signing more than $1 billion in defense contracts in 2007 and 2008.[29]

• India has increasingly turned to Israel for sophisticated weapons systems. The Mumbai terror attack in November 2008 was particularly significant in expediting India’s acquisition of air and naval surveillance systems which they bought from Israel.[30] (((”Wall of Kashmir,” here we come.)))

• Following the November 2008 terror attack on Mumbai, India purchased an aerostat radar system from Israel in a contract worth $600 million which India has deployed along its border with Pakistan. The two countries have also embarked on a joint development project for a medium-range air defense system.[31] (((Who will be the first jihadi iced by an all-Indian drone-toted Hellfire missile? May have already happened.)))

Expert sources available for press interviews Mark Sofer, Israel’s Ambassador to India Tel. in New Delhi: 91-11-30414500 Tel. in Mumbai: 91-22-22819993

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Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld, Researcher, The Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs Anti-Semitism expert Tel.: 972-2-561-9281
Rabbi Levi Shemtov, Washington, D.C. Chabad Spoke to terrorist numerous times to try to rescue hostages Tel.: 202-332-5600
Rabbi Nochum Light, Annapolis, Md. Chabad Lifelong friend of Rabbi Holtzberg who was killed in Mumbai Tel.: 443-321-4628
Abe Foxman, National Director of the Anti-Defamation League Contact via Myrna Shinbaum (spokeswoman), Tel.: 212-885-7747
Jennifer Laszlo Mizrahi, Founder & President of The Israel Project T el: 202-857-6644 or jenniferm@theisraelproject.org

Footnotes:
[1] Rabinowitz, Dorothy, “Dial Mumbai for Murder,” The Wall Street Journal, Nov. 13, 2009, http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052748704576204574530142902187118.html?mod=WSJ_hpp_MIDDLENexttoWhatsNewsThird
[2] Polgreen, Lydia; Mekhennet, Souad, “Militant Network Is Intact Long After Mumbai Siege,” The New York Times, Sept. 29, 2009, http://www.nytimes.com/2009/09/30/world/asia/30mumbai.html
[3] JPost.com staff; Lappin, Yaakov; and The Associated Press, “PM: Massacre takes us back to worst moments in our history,” The Jerusalem Post, Nov. 30, 2008, http://tinyurl.com/65w9vk
[4] JPost.com staff, “6th Chabad House victim identified a Mexican citizen Norma Shvarzblat Rabinovich,” The Jerusalem Post, Nov. 30, 2009, http://www.jpost.com/servlet/Satellite?cid=1227702376273&pagename=JPost%2FJPArticle%2FShowFull
[5] “104 killed in Mumbai terror rampage,” The Jerusalem Post, Nov. 26, 2008, http://www.jpost.com/servlet/Satellite?cid=1227702333602&pagename=JPost%2FJPArticle%2FShowFull; Horovitz, David; Wagner, Matthew, “’Eight Israelis held by terrorists in Mumbai Chabad House’” The Jerusalem Post, Nov. 27, 2008, http://www.jpost.com/servlet/Satellite?cid=1227702336066&pagename=JPost%2FJPArticle%2FShowFull
[6] Lightstone, Mordechai, “Dancing in the Street With Newly Completed Mumbai Torah,” Chabad Lubavitch Headquarters News, Nov. 13, 2009, http://lubavitch.com/news/article/2027600/Dancing-in-the-Street-With-Newly-Completed-Mumbai-Torah.html
[7] “Jewish Calendar,” Chabad Lubavitch of Alexandria-Arlington, http://www.chabadalexandria.org/templates/events.htm, accessed Nov. 16, 2009; “Dallas Doings,” Texas Jewish Post, http://tjpnews.com/?author=1, accessed Nov. 16, 2009; “Loaves of Love,” Chabad of Upper Montgomery County, MD, http://www.ourshul.org/templates/articlecco_cdo/aid/1040239/jewish/Loaves-of-Love.htm, accessed Nov. 16, 2009 
[8] Gillani, Waqar; Sengupta, Somini, “Pakistan Court Orders Release of Militant Suspected of Ties to Mumbai Attacks,” The New York Times, June 2, 2009, http://www.nytimes.com/2009/06/03/world/asia/03lahore.html
[9] Masood, Salman, “Terror Suspect Cleared Again in Pakistan,” The New York Times, Oct. 12, 2009, http://www.nytimes.com/2009/10/13/world/asia/13lahore.html
[10] “Profile: Lashkar-e-Taiba,” BBC News, Dec. 4, 2008, http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/3181925.stm
[11] Masood, Salman, “Terror Suspect Cleared Again in Pakistan,” The New York Times, Oct. 12, 2009, http://www.nytimes.com/2009/10/13/world/asia/13lahore.html; Khan, M. Ilyas, “Profile: Hafiz Mohammad Saeed,” BBC News, June 2, 2009, http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/6067694.stm
[12] “Ajmal Kasab,” The New York Times, July 20, 2009, http://topics.nytimes.com/top/reference/timestopics/people/k/ajmal_kasab/index.html
[13] “Mumbai attacker Kasab pleads not guilty,” Xinhua, May 6, 2009, http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2009-05/06/content_11324380.htm
[14] Ali, S Ahmed, “Mumbai locals helped us, terrorist tells cops,” The Times of India, Nov. 30, 2008, http://tinyurl.com/6aq8g5
[15] Ali, S Ahmed, “Mumbai locals helped us, terrorist tells cops,” The Times of India, Nov. 30, 2008, http://tinyurl.com/6aq8g5
[16] “Report: 5 hostages die in Mumbai Jewish center,” AP, Nov. 28, 2008, http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5hz0C0SXcxgP0NxzlqGA_EI57FBkQD94O04200
[17] Ali, S Ahmed, “Mumbai locals helped us, terrorist tells cops,” The Times of India, Nov. 30, 2008, http://tinyurl.com/6aq8g5
[18] “About Chabad,” Web site of Chabad.org, accessed Nov. 27, 2008, from http://www.chabad.org/global/about/article_cdo/aid/36226/jewish/Overview.htm 
[19] “Bilateral Relations: Historical Overview,” Embassy of Israel-New Delhi, http://delhi.mfa.gov.il/mfm/web/main/document.asp?SubjectID=2010&MissionID=93&LanguageID=0&StatusID=0&DocumentID=-1. Accessed Nov. 19, 2009
[20] “India-Israel bilateral relations,” Embassy of India in Tel Aviv, http://www.indembassy.co.il/India-Israel%20Bilateral%20relations.htm. Accessed Nov. 19, 2009
[21] Kapila, Subhash, “India-Israel Relations,” South Asia Analysis Group, Jan. 8, 2000, http://www.southasiaanalysis.org/%5Cpapers2%5Cpaper131.html
[22] “Bilateral Relations: Historical Overview,” Embassy of Israel-New Delhi, http://delhi.mfa.gov.il/mfm/web/main/document.asp?SubjectID=2010&MissionID=93&LanguageID=0&StatusID=0&DocumentID=-1. Accessed Nov. 19, 2009
[23] “Delhi Statement on Friendship and Cooperation between India and Israel,” Israel Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Sept.10, 2003, http://www.mfa.gov.il/MFA/Foreign+Relations/Bilateral+relations/Delhi+Statement+on+Friendship+ and+Cooperation+betw.htm
[24] “India – Israel Bilateral Trade and Economic Relations,” Economic Mission of Israel in India, February 2005, http://www.tamas.gov.il/NR/exeres/4B0C4DCC-EDC0-45EB-AC60-E449C9EA26FA.htm
[25] “India – Israel Bilateral Trade and Economic Relations,” Economic Mission of Israel in India, February 2005, http://www.tamas.gov.il/NR/exeres/4B0C4DCC-EDC0-45EB-AC60-E449C9EA26FA.htm
[26] “India-Israel bilateral relations,” Embassy of India in Tel Aviv, http://www.indembassy.co.il/India-Israel%20Bilateral%20relations.htm. Accessed Nov. 19, 2009
[27] “India-Israel bilateral relations,” Embassy of India in Tel Aviv, http://www.indembassy.co.il/India-Israel%20Bilateral%20relations.htm. Accessed Nov. 19, 2009
[28] Harris, David, “Indian-Israeli relationship of convenience,” Xinhua, Nov. 12, 2009, http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2009-11/12/content_12436763.htm 
[29] “End of an era: Israel replaces Russia as India’s top military supplier,” World Tribune, March 25, 2009, http://www.worldtribune.com/worldtribune/WTARC/2009/me_military0246_03_25.asp
[30] “End of an era: Israel replaces Russia as India’s top military supplier,” World Tribune, March 25, 2009, http://www.worldtribune.com/worldtribune/WTARC/2009/me_military0246_03_25.asp
[31] “End of an era: Israel replaces Russia as India’s top military supplier,” World Tribune, March 25, 2009, http://www.worldtribune.com/worldtribune/WTARC/2009/me_military0246_03_25.asp

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Retired Pak Major Arrested For Links With David Headley & Tahawwur Rana
http://www.india-server.com/news/retired-pak-major-arrested-for-links-16696.html
Last Updated: 2009-11-25T14:56:12+05:30


A retired Pakistani major has been placed under arrest by Pakistani army for suspected links with David Coleman Headley and Tahawwur Hussain Rana. Headley and Rana were placed under arrest by FBI last month for conspiring terrorist attacks in Denmark and India.
 
According to Major General Athar Abbas, the arrested retired Pakistani major is being interrogated by intelligence agencies.
 
He was held as he was "in communication" with Headley and Rana, Abbas said.
 
But Abbas has denied the reports that five army officers have been detained by authorities in connection with the Headley case.
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Retd. Pak Major held for suspected links with Headley, Rana
http://www.ptinews.com/news/393207_Retd--Pak-Major-held-for-suspected-links-with-Headley--Rana
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Islamabad, Nov 25 (PTI) Pakistan army has arrested a retired Major for his alleged links with terror suspects David Coleman Headley and Tahawwur Hussain Rana, nabbed by FBI on charges of plotting attacks against India and Denmark.

Chief military spokesman Maj Gen Athar Abbas said the Major, who retired two years ago, has been arrested and is currently being questioned by intelligence agencies.

He was held as he was "in communication" with Headley and Rana, Abbas said.

However, Abbas denied a report that five army officers, including two serving Colonels and a retired Brigadier, had been detained by authorities, describing it as a "fabrication" by those running a "campaign" to embarrass the Pakistan Army.

The retired Major, who was not identified, was reportedly arrested in the garrison city of Rawalpindi that houses the Pakistan Army's General Headquarters.
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