Skip to comments.Group Run by al Qaeda Terrorist Invited to Brief Dems on Drone Policy
Posted on 01/06/2014 5:41:54 AM PST by smoothsailing
January 6, 2014
The representative of a human rights group headed by a designated al Qaeda terrorist was denied a visa by the State Department after being invited by congressional Democrats to discuss drone strikes.
Mohammad Al Ahmady, the Yemen director for Geneva-based NGO Al Karama, was expected to brief Reps. Alan Grayson (D., Fla.), Barbara Lee (D., Calif.), and Jan Schakowsky (D., Ill.) the morning of the Nov. 19, according to press release from Graysons office.
Ahmady, who also serves as a top official in an al Qaeda-linked Yemeni political party, did not attend because of visa issues. The State Department said it could not comment on visa matters.
Several Al Karama officials have faced terrorism allegations. Al Karamas founder and current president Abdul Rahman Naimi was designated as a terrorist and al Qaeda supporter by the U.S. Treasury Department in December, along with the groups Yemen representative Abdulwahab Al-Humayqani. Al Karamas legal director, Rachid Mesli, is currently wanted for terrorism charges in Algeria.
Schakowskys office referred questions to Grayson and Lee, saying the other offices led the briefing.
A spokesperson for Grayson said Ahmady did not actually attend the briefing and that the terrorist designation of Al Karamas president was not in place at the time of the briefing, so again, we had no reason to suspect any wrongdoing on the part of Mohammad [Al Ahmady].
Lees office did not respond to request for comment....
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When satire becomes reality.
AQ was a creation of the CIA.
Schakowsky's office referred questions to Grayson and Lee, saying the other offices led the briefing. A spokesperson for Grayson said Ahmady did not actually attend the briefing and that the terrorist designation of Al Karama's president was "not in place at the time of the briefing, so again, we had no reason to suspect any wrongdoing on the part of Mohammad [Al Ahmady]."Demagogic Party ping. Thanks smoothsailing.
This would be like allowing a group loyal to the German High Command to advise us on strategy during WWII.
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Well...if they made AQ, they sure did a great job...which is why I don’t believe it!
They were created by the CIA in order to fight the Soviets when they invaded Afghanistan in 1979.
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