Skip to comments.The laughing 9/11 bombers
Posted on 09/30/2006 4:33:11 PM PDT by Pokey78
FILM of the ringleader of the September 11 hijackers reading his martyrdom will inside Afghanistan at Osama Bin Ladens headquarters has emerged five years after the Al-Qaeda outrage.
It is the first time that a videotape has appeared of Mohammed Atta who flew an American Airlines plane into the north tower of the World Trade Center at a training camp in Afghanistan. It fills in a significant gap in the timing of the build-up to the attacks on the United States.
Dates on the tape show Atta was filmed on January 18, 2000, together with Ziad Jarrah, the pilot of United Airlines flight 93, which crashed in Pennsylvania after the passengers apparently stormed the flight deck.
The Sunday Times has obtained a copy of the video through a previously tested channel. The tape has no soundtrack and a US source said lip readers had tried without success to decipher what was being said.
Despite the deadly tasks the men had been assigned, they appear in high spirits, laughing and smiling in front of the camera. Only when Atta, with an AK-47 propped on a wall beside him, reads a document marked in Arabic the will, does he become solemn. Both are well groomed, without the haggard appearance of the identity mugshots issued after September 11.
The high quality, unedited film shows Bin Laden addressing his followers at the mud-walled complex near Kandahar. One of the main figures in the September 11 plot, Ramzi Binalshibh, is identifiable in the crowd, as is a bodyguard whose task was to kill Bin Laden with two bullets to the head if he faced capture.
Dating on the tape indicates that the Al-Qaeda leader was filmed on January 8, 2000, 10 days before Atta and Jarrah recorded their wills.
American and German investigators have struggled to find evidence of Attas whereabouts in January 2000 after he disappeared from Hamburg. The hour-long tape places him in Afghanistan at a decisive moment in the development of the conspiracy when he was given operational command. Months later both he and Jarrah enrolled at flying schools in America.
Investigators have also puzzled over the fact that unlike the rest of the hijackers most of whom were young Saudi fundamentalists Atta and Jarrah were well educated and appeared to fit into western society while studying in Germany. The video indicates how easily they slipped from a western identity to a fundamentalist one. It also shows up the subterfuge they maintained in Germany and America that they did not know each other, all part of evading detection.
Oh, but there's no possible way that Atta could have been in Prague in April 2001 when the Iraqi diplomat was there. No, no, no. Not possible.
(Do I really need the sarc tag?)
Wherever they go, muslims contribute nothing but misery and mayhem.
Well then, that takes care of that. It is known that Jarrah was on 93, but there was some circumstantial evidence throwing his status as a hijacker into question. Ain't no question no' mo'.
You do in New York City.
3 No-Strings offers from the Sudan during the 1990's to give us OSAMA bin LADEN on a silver platter before he could hit us hard again here at home...
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9/11 Lifesaver RICK RESCORLA, ..Rest in Peace
I don't think they have any idea how foolish they look to the thousands of people who walk by them every day to pay their respects.
Those are just actors in that film, trotted out to try to discredit what we ALL know is true: that Bush knew, and furthermore, his cronies PLANNED a controlled demolition of the towers so that everyone would be behind him when he started his wars for oil to make himself and his oil buddies rich! And how conveeeeeenient that this comes out a little more than a month before the election! /sarc
But we know they don't - missiles inside holograms, that's what they want investigated.
When the actual truth, which bin Laden is reinforcing himself and which every other rational person already understands, becomes undeniable to even them, the "Truthers", will they hang their heads in embarrassment? Will they quickly try to hide their XXL "Investigate 9-11" t-shirts?
I'll be watching - with popcorn.
not possible. Bush imploded the towers and a missile hit the pentagon.
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