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'Bin Laden bodyguard' on German welfare
BBC ^ | 24 April 2018 | BBC

Posted on 04/24/2018 10:24:23 AM PDT by WisconsinRep

A Tunisian man who once allegedly protected Osama Bin Laden has lived in Germany since 1997 and gets €1,168 (£1,022) a month in welfare payments.

The figure was revealed by a regional government, after the far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) asked about the man, known as Sami A.

German media have not reported the man's full name for privacy reasons.

He denies jihadist links. Deportation to Tunisia was ruled out because of fears that he could be tortured there.

(Excerpt) Read more at bbc.com ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; Germany; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: allegedly; binladen; europe; germany

1 posted on 04/24/2018 10:24:23 AM PDT by WisconsinRep
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To: WisconsinRep

Why is he even alive?


2 posted on 04/24/2018 10:25:56 AM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: WisconsinRep

The Germans sure have discovered a recipe for societal success.


3 posted on 04/24/2018 10:31:25 AM PDT by beaversmom
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To: Sacajaweau

>>Why is he even alive?<<

I guess since Hitler died they need someone to keep the antisemitic flame burning bright.

A nation is judged by it actions — and their embracing islam tells us Germany never really was that upset about the Holocaust itself. They just resent being caught.


4 posted on 04/24/2018 10:37:11 AM PDT by freedumb2003 (robert mueller is an unguided missile)
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To: WisconsinRep

Related...

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3649983/posts


5 posted on 04/24/2018 10:38:54 AM PDT by ButThreeLeftsDo (MAGA/KAG!!!)
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To: WisconsinRep

I would say that welfare might be appropriate in this case. It is quite obvious that the “body guard” is inept at his job.


6 posted on 04/24/2018 10:58:07 AM PDT by rjsimmon (The Tree of Liberty Thirsts)
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To: Sacajaweau

This guy should have taken a platinum pellet years ago.


7 posted on 04/24/2018 11:11:32 AM PDT by akalinin
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To: WisconsinRep

Will the krauts ever tire of looking foolish?


8 posted on 04/24/2018 11:37:35 AM PDT by Spok ("What're you going to believe-me or your own eyes?" -Marx (Groucho))
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To: WisconsinRep
He must not have been a very good bodyguard.

OBL is dead.

9 posted on 04/24/2018 12:06:39 PM PDT by Slyfox (Not my circus, not my monkeys)
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To: freedumb2003

Or you could say that the Germans are the new Jews.


10 posted on 04/24/2018 6:48:38 PM PDT by Amberdawn (If Leftists Didn't Live By Double Standards, They'd Have No Standards At All.)
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To: Sacajaweau; WisconsinRep; beaversmom; freedumb2003
Firstly, note that it's "alleged" - hold off on the accusations until we're sure

Secondly, even if it's true, the guy has lived in Germany since 1997, so presumably stopped being Os' bodyguard before 1997. Before 1997 Os was not a fugitive from US (or western) justice - that came after teh 1998 US embassy bombings in Africa.

O's attacks before 1998 were directly at secular arab dictators like Saddams etc. or against the Soviets - remember this?

Osama turned on tehUSA after American troops were posted on Saudi soil in 1991 -- it angered him and other jihadis as "no infidel soldier should set foot on holy soil"

11 posted on 04/25/2018 2:05:40 AM PDT by Cronos (Obama's dislike of Assad is not based on his brutality but that he isn't a jihadi Moslem)
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OBL was born in March 1957 to a Syrian mother who was highly westernized.
That means in March 1970 he was 13....
In 1976 - 1981 bin laden attended school in Jeddah Saudi Arabia...where a guy named Azzam with a Syrian and Egyptian education taught until 1979.
A Russian-backed communist coup - the Saur Revolution- overthrew Afghanistan’s president in the spring of 1978 and the Russians sent advisors in to help the Afghan communists hold power.
January 1979 marked revolution in Iran.
1978 the Soviets still had advisors in Afghanistan supporting the revolutionary communist government.
November 1979 the US embassy was stormed in Iran and American hostages taken by a movement led by Iraq-backed Ayatollah Khomeini.
In November 1979 the Grand Mosque in Mecca was seized by terrorists. French special forces were brought in to take the mosque back.
And when the Russians invaded Afghanistan in late 1979, bin Laden was 22 yrs old and a complete nobody living in Saudi Arabia but under the influence of Palestinian educators.
In 1980 he was still a rich kid attending school in Saudi Arabia and the Russians were still in Afghanistan giving Carter the bird.
Carter lost the election in late 1980.
In 1981 when Reagan was inaugurated, bin Laden was still in school and the Russians were still in Afganistan.

They Russians were losing and began leaving in May 1988 when bin Laden was 31.
Azzam, a Syrian-and-Egyptian-educated Palestinian cleric from Jordan founded al Qeada in August of 1988 - in Pakistan - while the Russians were well into their withdrawal from Afghanistan, with the goal of creating an global Islamic empire. Bin Laden was still a second fiddle of Azzam’s at the time, up until Azzam assumed room temp in 1989 in a car bomb blast in Pakistan, after the Soviets had withdrawn from neighboring Afghanistan in Feb 1989, shortly before bin Laden’s 32nd birthday.
With Azzam out of the way, bin Laden was able to take over the organization and remake it using the most radical members.
The reason alQaeda was so against the US in Saudi Arabia had less to do with the sacredness of the place to Islam than it did with the presence of the US being an obstacle to overthrowing the Saudi government.


12 posted on 04/25/2018 3:59:38 AM PDT by piasa (Attitude adjustments offered here free of charge)
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To: piasa

That is good information, thank you. He claimed that the reason was “infidel soldiers on holy land”, but what you say makes sense


13 posted on 04/25/2018 6:07:24 AM PDT by Cronos (Obama's dislike of Assad is not based on his brutality but that he isn't a jihadi Moslem)
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