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New Docs Reveal Osama bin Laden's Secret Ties With Iran
The Weekly Standard ^ | February 27, 2015 | By Thomas Jocelyn

Posted on 02/27/2015 12:12:40 PM PST by Brad from Tennessee

This week, prosecutors in New York introduced eight documents recovered in Osama bin Laden’s compound in Pakistan as evidence in the trial of a terrorism suspect. The U.S. government accuses Abid Naseer of taking part in al Qaeda’s scheme to attack targets in Europe and New York City. And prosecutors say the documents are essential for understanding the scope of al Qaeda’s plotting.

More than 1 million documents and files were captured by the Navy Seals who raided bin Laden’s safe house in Abbottabad, Pakistan in May 2011. One year later, in May 2012, the Obama administration released just 17 of them.

While there is some overlap between the files introduced as evidence in Brooklyn and those that were previously made public in 2012, much of what is in the trial exhibits had never been made public before.

The files do not support the view, promoted by some in the Obama administration, that bin Laden was in “comfortable retirement,” “sidelined,” or “a lion in winter” in the months leading up to his death. On the contrary, bin Laden is asked to give his order on a host of issues, ranging from the handling of money to the movement of terrorist operatives.

Some of the key revelations in the newly-released bin Laden files relate to al Qaeda’s dealings with Iran and presence in Afghanistan.

A top al Qaeda operative asked bin Laden for permission to relocate to Iran in June 2010 as he plotted attacks around the world. That operative, Yunis al Mauritani, was a senior member of al Qaeda’s so-called “external operations” team, and plotted to launch Mumbai-style attacks in Europe. . .

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TOPICS: Front Page News; Israel
KEYWORDS: 201006; 201105; 201306; abbottabad; abidnaseer; almauritani; alqaeda; alqaedairan; aq; binladen; binladeniran; catchandrelease; iran; iranalqaeda; israel; naseer; nasir; obl; oblraid; pakistan; sealteam6; younisalmauritani; yunisalmauritani
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

AS many suspected long ago!


21 posted on 02/27/2015 7:02:24 PM PST by Ernest_at_the_Beach
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To: Brad from Tennessee
Speaking of al Mauritani... guess who was released:

Younis al-Mauritani transferred to Mauritania WORLD BULLETIN.net ^ | Updating: 09:59, 02 June 2013 Sunday | n/a

Posted on ‎6‎/‎3‎/‎2013‎ ‎4‎:‎55‎:‎02‎ ‎AM by Cindy

Note: Photo included with article.

SNIPPET: "U.S. authorities have transferred Younis al-Mauritani, held in Afghanistan, to Mauritania, officials in the West African nation said on Saturday. (Excerpt) Read more at worldbulletin.net ...

22 posted on 02/28/2015 3:10:49 AM PST by piasa (Attitude adjustments offered here free of charge)
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23 posted on 02/28/2015 5:55:27 AM PST by SunkenCiv (What do we want? REGIME CHANGE! When do we want it? NOW!)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach; AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; cardinal4; ...

Thanks Ernest!

Obama’s Failure [consistent, misrepresentation of terror threat; Iran]
Weekly Standard | March 9, 2015, Vol. 20, No. 25 | Stephen F. Hayes
Posted on 02/28/2015 2:21:52 AM PST by Cincinatus’ Wife
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/3262542/posts


24 posted on 02/28/2015 5:55:57 AM PST by SunkenCiv (What do we want? REGIME CHANGE! When do we want it? NOW!)
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To: SunkenCiv
The big Sunni / shia schism is about as massive as the difference between Baptists and Methodist when they're standing against Islam.

In short it's non existent.

25 posted on 02/28/2015 11:30:46 AM PST by GOPJ (Comrade Thug - pleae don't hurt me for disagreeing... I lived in a free country once..)
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To: GOPJ

Thanks GOPJ, well said.


26 posted on 02/28/2015 12:22:22 PM PST by SunkenCiv (What do we want? REGIME CHANGE! When do we want it? NOW!)
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To: Oliviaforever

“A million documents?”

Probably includes lots of computer files.


27 posted on 02/28/2015 1:00:28 PM PST by pieceofthepuzzle
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To: Brad from Tennessee

Bump


28 posted on 02/28/2015 2:34:41 PM PST by lepton ("It is useless to attempt to reason a man out of a thing he was never reasoned into"--Jonathan Swift)
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To: piasa

Yes; Yossef Bodansky discussed Iran’s sponsorship of Al Qaeda extensively in his 1999/2001 biography of Bin Laden.


29 posted on 02/28/2015 7:22:59 PM PST by Fedora
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To: Brad from Tennessee
New Docs Reveal Osama bin Laden's Secret Ties With Iran

Conversely, Obama bin Laden's ties with Iran are right there in front of God and everyone to see...


30 posted on 03/01/2015 4:39:41 PM PST by Rodamala
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To: Brad from Tennessee

bump


31 posted on 03/12/2015 11:04:51 PM PDT by piasa (Attitude adjustments offered here free of charge)
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To: Brad from Tennessee

SETTING THE STAGE FOR.......NETANYAHUs last hurrah....NUKING IRAN! URRRRAAH


32 posted on 03/12/2015 11:07:39 PM PDT by TomasUSMC (FIGHT LIKE WW2, WIN LIKE WW2. FIGHT LIKE NAM, FINISH LIKE NAM.)
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To: Brad from Tennessee

bump


33 posted on 03/28/2015 5:39:32 AM PDT by piasa (Attitude adjustments offered here free of charge)
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To: Brad from Tennessee

Iran deal bump


34 posted on 09/10/2015 8:34:48 PM PDT by piasa (Attitude adjustments offered here free of charge)
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