Funding the enemy

«We’re in this crazy situation where we are basically funding the enemy. We’ve given something like 20 billion dollars to Pakistan since 9/11 and they turn around and fund the Taliban who are fighting the United States and there’s just no end to this dynamic.»

Paul Thompson

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The CIA & 9/11 Part I: A Meeting in Malaysia

The Question of “Failures”- Deliberate or Incompetence?

Perhaps the most comprehensible problem is the scope of the CIA’s failings. There was not one error by some lowly neophyte, but a massive string of failures. As Tom Wilshire, one of the key CIA officials involved in the withholding of the information commented to the Congressional Inquiry, “[E]very place that something could have gone wrong in this over a year and a half, it went wrong. All the processes that had been put in place, all the safeguards, everything else, they failed at every possible opportunity. Nothing went right.”

NRK og 9/11 – 10 års «jubileum»

NRK har påtatt seg det ærefulle oppdrag å spikre det offisielle 9/11-narrativet frem mot 10 års «jubileet». Med en serie av artikler. Nada hit piece dog. Kommer nok.

http://www.nrk.no/nyheter/verden/1.7764290

Libyske opprørere benekter bånd til al-Qaida

VG Nett: Libyske opprørere benekter bånd til al-Qaida

– Vi var på samme sted, på samme tid som al-Qaida. Det var i Afghanistan, der vi noen ganger kjempet side ved side, med mål om å frigjøre landet. Men vi var aldri underordnet al-Qaida, sier Belhadj til Le Monde.

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Pepe Escobar / Asia Times: How al-Qaeda got to rule in Tripoli

He’s the founder of the Libyan Islamic Fighting Group (LIFG) and its de facto emir – with Khaled Chrif and Sami Saadi as his deputies. After the Taliban took power in Kabul in 1996, the LIFG kept two training camps in Afghanistan; one of them, 30 kilometers north of Kabul – run by Abu Yahya – was strictly for al-Qaeda-linked jihadis.

After 9/11, Belhaj moved to Pakistan and also to Iraq, where he befriended none other than ultra-nasty Abu Musab al-Zarqawi – all this before al-Qaeda in Iraq pledged its allegiance to Osama bin Laden and Ayman al-Zawahiri and turbo-charged its gruesome practices.

MSMs fryktpropagandistiske avhengighet: bin Laden taler fra graven

Fredag den 22. markerte starten på en «ny» debatt i MSM (mainstream media) og blant menigmann; Hva gir grobunn til forkvaklede islamofobiske virkelighetsoppfatninger – à la Breiviks? Fjordman og Document.no kom under lupen, i tillegg til enda mer radikale personer, nettsted og organisasjoner. Noe Søvnløs ønsket velkommen.

Kommersialisert fryktpropaganda har på den annen side blitt viet liten interesse, da MSM selv stiller som hovedlevrandør. Her eksemplifisert av dagens VG Nett:

To forsvinnende like, mer eller mindre ikkeverifiserbare ikkesaker. Men med bilde og greier blir det jo potent.

Effekt av kommersialisert fryktpropaganda eksemplifisert av menigmann:

Før media og journalister utøver en real dose selvransakelse, blir trolig islamofobidebatten lite fruktbar. Og den vil ikke kvalifisere til åpen og bred.

9/11-kommisjonens rapport om al Qaida og narkohandel: Godt dokumentert forvirrende

KEAN-KOMMISJONEN om al Qaida, bin Laden og narkohandel:

While the drug trade was a source of income for the Taliban, it did not serve the same purpose for al Qaeda, and there is no reliable evidence that Bin Laden was involved in or made his money through drug trafficking. (s. 171)

    http://www.9-11commission.gov/report/911Report.pdf

4. oktober 2001 offentliggjorde 10 Downingstreet «The Powell/Blair White Paper» (som legitimerte invasjonen av Afghanistan, men som ikke «purport to provide a prosecutable case against Usama Bin Laden in a court of law.») hvor følgende kan leses:

  • «Usama Bin Laden and Al Qaida have been based in Afghanistan since 1996, but have a network of operations throughout the world. The network includes training camps, warehouses, communication facilities and commercial operations able to raise significant sums of money to support its activity. That activity includes substantial exploitation of the illegal drugs trade from Afghanistan.
  • Usama Bin Laden’s Al Qaida and the Taleban régime have a close and mutually dependent alliance. Usama Bin Laden and Al Qaida provide the Taleban régime with material, financial and military support. They jointly exploit the drugs trade. The Taleban régime allows Bin Laden to operate his terrorist training camps and activities from Afghanistan, protects him from attacks from outside, and protects the drugs stockpiles. …» (Uthevelse tilføyet)

      http://www.ratical.org/ratville/CAH/linkscopy/page3554.html

Powell/Blair-dossieret utgjør altså «no reliable evidence» ifølge Kean-kommisjonen.

Noen som ser et problem her?

Mer «upålitelig bevis»:

  • US ‘seizes al-Qaeda drugs ship’ (BBC)

    A boat containing drugs possibly linked to al-Qaeda has been seized in the Gulf, the US military says.

    (…)

    Twelve people on board were detained after it was found to be carrying almost two tons of hashish valued at up to $10m, a Centcom statement said.

    There were «clear ties» between the shipment and al-Qaeda, it added.

      http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/middle_east/3335183.stm

  • Afghan/Pakistani Drug Connections
      http://www.cooperativeresearch.org/timeline.jsp?timeline=complete_911_timeline&financing_of_al-qaeda:_a_more_detailed_look=drugs
  • CIA Director George Tenet tells a Senate committee in open session that (…) “There is ample evidence that Islamic extremists such as Osama bin Laden use profits from the drug trade to support their terror campaign.” (Uthevelse tilføyet)

      http://www.cooperativeresearch.org/context.jsp?item=a020200furtherblows#a020200furtherblows

Om kildene over holder vann, er det forunderlig at 9/11-kommisjonen flagrant omgår bevis for koblingen mellom bin Laden og narkohandel.

Om de ikke holder vann, har vi behov for en annen debatt – som vi må ta uansett.

Man trenger ikke være konspirasjonsteoretiker for å mene det.

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En informativ artikkel av Peter Dale Scott:


    Al-Qaeda, the Taliban, the Northern Alliance, and drug-trafficking

      URL:
      http://socrates.berkeley.edu/~pdscott/q3.html