Skip to comments.Saddam Hussein's Philanthropy of Terror (Saddam's 9/11 Connection Documented)
Posted on 10/23/2004 4:15:06 AM PDT by notkerry
Abu Musab al Zarqawi. After running an al-Qaeda training camp in Afghanistan, he found his way to Baathist Baghdad, where he reportedly checked into Olympic Hospital, an elite facility run by the late Uday Hussein, son of the captured tyrant. Zarqawi is believed to have received medical treatment for a leg injury sustained while dodging American GIs who toppled the Taliban. He convalesced in Baghdad for some two months. Once he was back on his foot, Zarqawi then opened an Ansar al-Islam terrorist training camp in northern Iraq. Zarqawi is thought to be behind the October 28, 2002 assassination of this man, Lawrence Foley:
Then there is the interesting case of Ahmad Hikmat Shakir an Iraqi VIP facilitator who worked at the international airport in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Citing "a foreign government service," page 340 of the Senate Intelligence Committee's report on pre-Iraq-War intelligence indicates that, "Shakir claimed he got this job through Ra'ad al-Mudaris, an Iraqi Embassy employee" in Malaysia. On January 5, 2000, Shakir greeted Khalid al Midhar and Nawaz al Hamzi at Kuala Lampurs airport. He then escorted them to a local hotel where these September 11 hijackers met with 9/11 conspirators Ramzi bin al Shibh and Tawfiz al Atash. Five days later, according to The Weekly Standards Stephen Hayes, Shakir disappeared.
Shakir, the Iraqi airport greeter, was arrested in Qatar on September 17, 2001. On his person and in his apartment, authorities discovered documents connecting him to the 1993 WTC bomb plot and Operation Bojinka, al-Qaedas 1995 plan to blow up 12 jets simultaneously over the Pacific. Interestingly enough, as a May 27, 2004 Wall Street Journal editorial reported, Ahmed Hikmat Shakir's name appears on three different rosters of the late Uday Hussein's prestigious paramilitary group, the Saddam Fedayeen. A government source told the Journal that the papers identify Shakir as a lieutenant colonel in the Saddam Fedayeen. 20
Below is a rare photograph of Ahmad Khalil Ibrahim Samir al-Ani. He was Consul and Second Secretary at Iraq's Czech embassy between March 1999 and April 22, 2001. He long has been suspected of meeting with September 11 ringleader Mohamed Atta, most likely on April 8, 2001. Perhaps at other times, too. While skeptics dismiss this encounter, Czech intelligence found Al-Ani's appointment calendar in Iraq's Prague embassy, presumably after Saddam Hussein's defeat. Al-Ani's diary lists an April 8, 2001, meeting with "Hamburg student." Maybe, in a massive coincidence, Al-Ani dined with a young scholar and chatted about Hegel and Nietzsche.
Or perhaps Al-Ani saw a former student from Hamburg named Mohamed Atta to discuss more practical matters. The Czech government sticks to their contention that they did observe this Iraqi diplomat meeting with Mohamed Atta just five months before 9-11. As Czech U.N. Ambassador Hynek Kmonicek explained in a letter to Philadelphia attorney James Beasley, Jr.: In this moment we can confirm, that during the next stay of Mr. Muhammad Atta in the Czech Republic, there was the contact with the official of the Iraqi intelligence, Mr. Al Ani, Ahmed Khalin Ibrahim Samir, who was on 22nd April 2001 expelled from the Czech Republic on the basis of activities which were not compatible with the diplomatic status. 21 Al-Ani was kicked out of Prague for casing the headquarters of Radio Free Europe and Radio Free Iraq, presumably because he wanted to blow them up.
Of course, we know what happened next. Mohamed Atta and his henchmen went to airports on the East Coast. Here he is in Portland, Maine at 5:45 a.m. on September 11, 2001.
email the following address to everyone you know: http://husseinandterror.com/
Every time some panty waisted liberal dem talks about why
"We" went to Iraq they always make the point Iraq had no connection to terrorist. Everytime it comes off as the lie it is. There may not be "stockpiles of WMD, but there was certainly terrorist ties.
Ping aling for Saddam's terror connections, including 9/11.
There is a footnote in the 9/11 Commission Report that Shakir is not the same Shakir who was in the Fedayeen.
Looks like the 9/11 Commission got it WRONG! Big time.
This is a link with hundreds of articles linking Saddam to Al Qaeda and some linking him to 9/11.
There is absolutely no way that Shakir, an Iraqi agent, did NOT know about the planning for 9/11. And there is absolutely no way that an Iraqi agent was involved in 9/11 planning for no reason.
Big Bump with a suggestion that people go to the LINK!
They sure worked overtime to disconnect the dots . . .
They connected the dots in 1998 but Senator Kerry and MSM can't seem to connect the dots in 2004.
Here is an easy to read chart of what the media was saying pre-911 (and after): Connect the Dots...Saddam Hussein and Osama bin Laden.
Here is Deroy Murdock's website: HUSSEINandTERROR.com
I might add to you post, at the bottom where he lists references, there are a bunch of "go to articles" listed. The articles are awesome!
This link is chalk full of imformation. I spent over two hours on this link and I'm STILL not done!
The 9-11 commission didn't do their HOMEWORK!
I might add to you(r) post by saying that at the bottom where he lists "references" there are a bunch of "go to articles" listed. The articles are awesome!
What's that old saying.. "the hurrier I go the be hinder I get? LOL
I'm a terrible speller and I'm terrible grammatically. But the Lord knows I TRY!! :o)
It is unbelievable how the Bush team has not made the case that is just waiting to be made.