Skip to comments.PICTURE PROOF: The Saddam-Al Qaeda Connections
Posted on 09/13/2006 6:44:00 AM PDT by areafiftyone
Picture Proof: The Saddam-Al Qaeda Connections
ISGZ-2004-019920Page 7 from Document ISGC-2004-019920
2002 Iraqi Intelligence Correspondence concerning the presence of al-Qaida Members in Iraq. Correspondence between IRS members on a suspicion, later confirmed, of the presence of an Al-Qaeda terrorist group. Moreover, it includes photos and names.
Saddam Husseins government was aware not just of the presence of Al Qaeda terrorist Abu Musab Al Zarqawi, but also was aware that the Anbar province in Iraq was being used as a launch point for organized groups of jihadis headed to fight the United States in Afghanistan.Document: ISGZ-2004-009247 via Pajamas
The document, addressed to the Security Board, Fedayeen Saddam at the office of the Presidency in Iraq, reports what it describes as a rumor, says:
there is a group of Iraqi and Saudi Arabians numbering around 3,000 who have gone in an unofficial capacity to Afghanistan and have joined the mujahidin to fight with and aid them in defeating the American Zionist Imperialist attack
This clearly indicates that Iraq was being used as a transit point or launch point for Saudi Arabian jihadis, as well as Iraqis, who wanted to go join the forces of Osama Bin Laden in Iraq in November 2001, nearly a year and a half before the US and Coalition forces commenced military action against Saddam Husseins regime.
In the Name of God the Most Merciful and the Most Compassionate.Captured Iraqi Document CMPC-2003-001488
The Saudi Opposition and Achieving the Relation and Contact With Them
(Translation of part of Page 4)
2. The Comission of Reform and Advise
Lead by the Saudi Osama Bin Laden who belongs to a wealthy Saudi family with her roots go back to Hadramoot and connected strongly with the ruling family in Saudia, and he is one of the leaders of the Arab Afghan who volunteered for Jihad in Afghanistan, and after the expulsion of the Soviets he moved to stay in Sudan in the year 1992 after the arrival of the Islamists to power in Sudan.
And because of his stands against the Saudi Royal family because of the foreign presence inside it, the Saudi authorities made a decision to withdraw his Saudi citizenship, and we moved toward The Comission from our side and through the following:
Translation of page 5
A. During the visit of the Sudanese Dr. Abrahim Al Sanoosi to the country and his meeting with Mr. Uday Saddam Hussein on 13/12/1994 and with the presence of the respectful Sir the Director of the Apparatus he indicated that the opposition person Osama Bin Laden who is staying in Sudan and who was cautious and fears that he will be accused by his opponents that he became an agent for Iraq, is ready to meet with him in Sudan (The results of the meeting were written to the Honorable Presidency according to our letter 872 on 17/12/1994).
B. The approval of the Honorable Presidency was granted to meet with the opposition person Osama Bin Laden by the Apparatus according to letter 128 on 11/1/1995 (attachment 6) and the meting with him was completed by Mr. M.A ex-4th Directory in Sudan and with the presence of the Sudanese Dr. Abrahim AL Sanoosi on 19/2/1995 and a discussion occurred about his organization, and he requested the broadcasting of Sheikh Sleiman AL Awada (who has influence in Saudia and outside since he is a known and influential religious personality) and dedicate a program for them through the station directed inside the country and make joint operations against the forces of infidels in the land of Hijaz ( the Honorable Presidency has been notified with the details of the meeting according to our letter 370 in 4/3/1995 attachment 7).
In the name of God the merciful the compassionate Presidency of the Republic Intelligence Service 2/913/5th directorateThen, of course, there is this memo as reported by Stephen Hayes in the Weekly Standard:
Sir: Director General of the 5th directorate
Our Afghani source #002 (info on him in paper slip 1) has informed us that Afghani consular Ahmed Dahistani (info on him in paper slip 2) had spoken before him of the following:
1- That Usama Bin Ladin and the Taliban group in Afghanistan are in contact with Iraq and that a group from the Taliban and Usama Bin Ladins group had conducted a visit to Iraq.
2- That America possesses evidence that Iraq and Usama Bin Ladins group had cooperated to strike targets inside America.
3- Incase Taliban and Usamas group are proven involved in those sabotage operations, it will be possible that America directs strikes at Iraq and Afghanistan.
4- That the Afghani consular had heard about the Iraq connections with Usama Bin Ladins group during his presence in Iran.
5- In the light of what preceded we suggest writing to the Intentions Committee about the above information.
Please be informed ..your feedback please ..with appreciation.
Information office send immediately to the
Of the 5th directorate/3 Intentions Committee
OSAMA BIN LADEN and Saddam Hussein had an operational relationship from the early 1990s to 2003 that involved training in explosives and weapons of mass destruction, logistical support for terrorist attacks, al Qaeda training camps and safe haven in Iraq, and Iraqi financial support for al Qaeda--perhaps even for Mohamed Atta--according to a top secret U.S. government memorandum obtained by THE WEEKLY STANDARD.Stephen Hayes also has a Weekly Standard report on Saddam's terror training camps published in January, 2006, from captured Saddam documents claiming-
The memo, dated October 27, 2003, was sent from Undersecretary of Defense for Policy Douglas J. Feith to Senators Pat Roberts and Jay Rockefeller, the chairman and vice chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee.
The primary go-between throughout these early stages was Sudanese strongman Hassan al-Turabi, a leader of the al Qaeda-affiliated National Islamic Front. Numerous sources have confirmed this. One defector reported that "al-Turabi was instrumental in arranging the Iraqi-al Qaeda relationship. The defector said Iraq sought al Qaeda influence through its connections with Afghanistan, to facilitate the transshipment of proscribed weapons and equipment to Iraq. In return, Iraq provided al Qaeda with training and instructors."
"Saddam Hussein trained thousands of radical Islamic terrorists from the region at camps in Iraq over the four years immediately preceding the U.S. invasion."Then there is the story on Al Qaeda's current leader in Iraq, Abu al Masri, who took over the reins of terror after Al Zarqawi had a 500 pound bomb drop in on him in April of this year.
Al-Masri - which means "the Egyptian" - is another foreign fighter who trained in Afghanistan like Zarqawi, coalition officials said. No one knows his real name.Obviously, there is much more information out there.
The terrorist is said to be about 38 years old and got his beginning in Egypt, where he joined the Islamic Brotherhood. He fled from Egypt and moved to Afghanistan, where he trained in explosives at the al-Faruq Al Qaeda camp. There he met Zarqawi, officials said.
After the fall of the Taliban, Masri escaped to Iraq and set up with the Jordanian-born Zarqawi. The Egyptian specialized in vehicle-borne improvised explosive devices. He helped establish the Baghdad cell of Al Qaeda in early 2003, officials said.
I'll email them to GORElick and Ben-Veniste...
I keep getting red x's when I Refresh so if you want to see the pictures please click on the link for Gateway Pundit. I'm not sure if your computers will show the pictures or not.
I'm getting the right icon... but the pics don't wanna' come up.
They now show up as an 'X'.
It keeps going back and forth. I go back to this post and the pictures are there. That's why I say go to Gateway Pundit and send them from there.
Roemer... Hamilton... Kerrey...
Who is Saddam Hussein's buddy Turabi? Well, as it turns out, Turabi has connections here in the USA, too :
* Hassan Turabi : [Sami] Al-Arian's close ties to both PIJ and Hamas go back to at least 1995. Al-Arian used a group he founded, the Islamic Committee for Palestine, to plead for funds for PIJ and Hamas.
Conferences organized by ICP featured Islamic Jihad founder Abdel Aziz-Odeh, Sheik Omar Abdel Rahman (spiritual leader of the 1993 World Trade Center bombers), leading Hamas official Mohammed Sakr and high-ranking Sudanese terrorist Hassan Turabi, a close ally of Osama bin Laden. --------- Democrats' imam was character witness to terror supporter , WorldNetDaily.com, Thursday, July 29, 2004
Everyone here forgets that when Dan Rather asked Saddam, in the CBS interview, if he had anything to do with 911 Saddam replied that he had a right to "defend himself" from the US. Maybe the 43 percent of Americans that believe that Saddam had something to do with 911 listened to Rather rather than Bush.
Here is a long list of sites that discuss this, including the ones cited in the post that originated this thread:
Don't let anyone tell you that he didn't vhe WMDs or connections to Al Qaeda. They know better.
This is the Iraqi Venona.
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