Skip to comments.Pentagon Says High-Value Detainee Muhammad Rahim, Alleged UBL Assistant, Captured
Posted on 03/14/2008 11:23:12 AM PDT by RDTF
WASHINGTON The Pentagon says authorities have captured a high-level Al Qaeda figure who helped Usama bin Laden escape from Afghanistan in 2001.
Officials declined to say when or where Mohammad Rahim was captured -- announcing only that he was handed over by the CIA to the Pentagon earlier this week and is being held at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.
Defense Department spokesman Bryan Whitman says Rahim is a close associate of bin Laden and has ties to al-Qaida organizations throughout the Middle East.
Whitman says Rahim helped prepare the hideout at Tora Bora, a mountain area used by bin Laden as the U.S. invaded Afghanistan in 2001. Whitman says Rahim assisted Al Qaeda's escape from the area during the U.S. operation to try to catch the al-Qaida leader.
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Well, we had better stop using wiretaps right away as the House suggests.
We don’t want anymore headlines like this!
Don’t tell McCain, he thinks it is an outrage to use Guantanamo.
And we got the Intel via water-boarding or FISA?
Aggh, I could scream!
Sounds like the headline is misleading. The military apparently received custody from the CIA. No mention that the military captured the scumbag.
Cut its fingers off until it talks.
Looks like he was nabbed back in August off the streets of Lahore. I wonder if the CIA have had him hanging ten on a waterboard since then...gee, I hope so.
Since August? What about his rights!
Better waterboard them until they talk then.......
“...announcing only that he was handed over by the CIA to the Pentagon earlier this week and is being held at Guantanamo Bay,”....
Oh Oh!...here comes Nancy(stretchface) Pelosi to his rescue.
and he hasn’t coughed up Osama yet?
And was this guy uncovered due to testimony by a 22-year-old aspiring singer?
YEAH! Why haven't we hung this Illegal Combatant yet? Don't they know what the Geneva Convention demands for these people! Where the ACLU! Let's file a lawsuit and demand these people get the full Geneva Convention applied to them!
Go back to WWI - strap him down and apply just some pin pricks which pins have been laced with garlic. He will tell you everything. The fact that this was outlawed by the Geneva Convention post WWI is immaterial. He will recover and lead a full, productive prisoner life.
UBL is standard
Well, then, we better gitterdun before the election - none of the 3 will do what it takes, except for “The Comfy Chair”.
Reid and Piglosi are greatly saddened.
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