Tuesday, March 01, 2016

VIEW The Osama bin Laden Cache of 113 Documents Just Translated and Declassified by U.S. Intelligence Agencies, Note 'To the American People'

VIEW The Osama bin Laden Cache of 113 Documents Just Translated and Declassified by U.S. Intelligence Agencies, Note 'To the American People', see complete list at bottom of this post.
WASHINGTON — Osama bin Laden, who ordered the 2001 al-Qaida attacks on the United States that killed nearly 3,000 people, claimed in his last will to have about $29 million in personal wealth, most of which he wanted spent "on jihad, for the sake of Allah." The United States released the will Tuesday, part of a cache of 113 documents seized at bin Laden's compound in Abbottabad, Pakistan, when U.S. commandos killed him in a raid nearly five years ago. The documents, written in Arabic and translated and declassified by U.S. intelligence agencies, were the second group of papers released that the U.S. Navy SEAL raiders grabbed from bin Laden's hideaway, where he lived with his wife and other relatives. The U.S. said it plans to disclose still more documents later this year. He directed that one percent of the money go to Mahfouz Ould al-Walid, a senior al-Qaida militant who went by the nom de guerre Abu Hafs al Mauritani, and another one percent to an engineer, Abu Ibrahim al-Iraqi Sa'ad, for helping establish bin Laden's first business in Sudan, the Wadi al-Aqiq Company. But bin Laden wanted the bulk of the money to go to jihadist activities.

In a undated letter “To the American people,” the al Qaeda chief chides Obama for failing to end the war in Afghanistan; and accurately predicts that the U.S. president’s plan for ending the Israeli-Palestinian conflict will fail. On April 28, 2011, just four days before his death, bin Laden was editing a document he had written on the Arab Spring revolutions. Al Qaeda’s leaders also urged further attacks on the United States. “We need to extend and develop our operations in America and not keep it limited to blowing up airplanes,” says a letter, apparently written by bin Laden, to Nasir al-Wuhayshi, head of al Qaeda’s Yemen branch.

Suspicion of tracking devices pops up again and again in the group’s writings. The concern may have been merited – the United States conducts extensive electronic surveillance on al Qaeda and other Islamic militant groups. Abu Abdallah al-Halabi – who the U.S. Treasury has identified as a name used by bin Laden’s son-in law Muhammad Abdallah Hasan Abu-Al-Khayr – writes in a letter to “my esteemed brother Khalid” about intercepting messages of “spies” in Pakistan, who he said would facilitate air strikes on al Qaeda operatives by marking cars with infrared streaks that can be seen with night vision equipment.

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