Al-Qaeda Leader Strikes Deal With U.S., Saudis To Send 5,000 Fighters to Syria

Yemeni Jihadist personally trained by Bin Laden

By Paul Joseph Watson,

A militant who fought alongside Osama Bin Laden in Afghanistan and is now the leader of a group affiliated with Al-Qaeda in South Yemen has struck a deal with the United States and Saudi Arabia to send 5,000 Al-Qaeda fighters into Syria according to reports out of the Middle East.

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Tariq al-Fadhli, jihadist leader of the Southern Yemen insurgency and a man personally trained by Bin Laden, has successfully negotiated with U.S. and Saudi officials to send 5,000 jihadist fighters via Turkey to aid Syrian rebels in the attempted overthrow of President Bashar Al-Assad, reports AlAlam. The report was also picked up by

In a newspaper interview, al-Fadhli revealed that he had agreed to transfer 5,000 militants from the southern Yemen cities of Zanzibar and Jaar “to Syria in order to fight in war being waged by armed groups, including the Al Qaeda-linked groups against the Syrian regime.”

The militants, who refer to themselves as “supporters of Shariah,” will join other bands of Al-Qaeda fighters who have swarmed into Syria from Libya, Iraq and Turkey with the aid of NATO powers and Gulf states. In a July 30 report, the London Guardian admitted that Al-Qaeda fighters were commanding Syrian rebels and teaching them how to build bombs.

The Council on Foreign Relations, America’s most influential foreign policy think tank and a close ally of the U.S. State Department, recently praised the presence of Al-Qaeda fighters in Syria, while the RAND Corporation reportedthat the terrorist group had been responsible for suicide attacks and car bombings that have caused more than 200 deaths and 1,000 injuries.

President Barack Obama recently signed a secret order confirming that he would use taxpayer money to support Syrian rebels with “non-lethal aid”. However, the New York Times admitsthat the CIA is helping steer heavy weaponry to the rebels on the Turkish border paid for by Saudi Arabia and Qatar.

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Obama Declares Syria A National Emergency And Outlaws Reporting On Terrorist Rebel Activities

President Obama issues a constitution trampling executive order declaring Syria a national emergency and outlaws reporting on terrorist rebel activities.

By Alexander Higgins (Thanks to Arabi Souri)

In perhaps the most unconstitutional power grab by the Obama administration to date the constitutional rights of Freedom of Press and Freedom of speech have now been suspended under the false premise that the “human rights violations” in Syria and Iran constitute as “national emergency”.

Perhaps even more laughable than the claim that the conflict in Syria is somehow a national emergency is the fact that the executive order directly states that excuse being used to target Iran is human rights violations are alleged to have occurred in 1981, over 31 years ago, which were supposed to have occurred when the US funded the Iraqi’s to invade Iran and was trying to instigate a revolution within Iran much like they are doing in Syria right now.

So here we have our totalitarian government setting another disastrous legal precedent by declaring a national emergency based upon something that happened 31 years ago.

In any case, using these claims the executive order goes onto outlaw any activities which could be used by the government of Syria or Iran to track the activities of terrorists conducting attacks within those nations.

That also means reporting on any such attacks and a whole slew of related activities such as giving donations and even directly or indirectly providing software or technologies that the would enable the tracking of the terrorists.

The executive order names people and organizations who are determined to be in violation of the order at the time of the signing an then goes on in Section 1) to give the United States government the ability to declare additional entities or person to be in violation of the order.

Specifically it authorizes the government to action against any who is said to have 11) a ii(A)  operated, or to have directed the operation of, information and communications technology or 1) a ii (B) sold, leased, or otherwise provided, directly or indirectly, goods, services, or technology that could assist in or enable serious human rights abuses by or on behalf of the Government of Iran or the Government of Syria.

That covers a whole range of activities such as reports on the terrorist staging fake propaganda videos for CNN and news being faked by Al Jazeera.

Moreover, people running applications like the Syria Tracker which keeps tabs on reported attacks by terrorists and reported attacks by the government by the terrorist can now find themselves in the crosshairs of the US government under this new executive order.

Of course as following suit with broad language civil liberty trampling proclamations, such as the Patriot Act  or the NDAA,  you are also guilty if you 1) a ii(C) have materially assisted, sponsored, or provided financial, material, or technological support for, or goods or services to or in support of, the activities described in 1) a ii(A) or 1)a  ii(B) again.

Translation, if you worked on the project like the Syria tracker watch out. If you have donated to its authors, or the company that provides the technology that runs the project, or anyone else who may be directly or indirectly involved in the project, you can be targeted.

If you donated to a website or news organization that reported on the activities of the terrorists you may find yourself under review for violating this executive order.

Of course the order gets even broader, as it goes on to state you are guilty if any in anything in violation of this executive order is 1) a ii(D) owned or controlled by you or if you, or  if you have acted or purported to act for or on behalf of, directly or indirectly, any person whose property and interests in property are blocked pursuant to this order.

Of course, donations are considered free speech according Supreme Court to Citizens United when it comes to corrupting our politicians, but the same rights aren’t extended to you as an individual and the government will mandates strict time and place restrictions on the free speech you can exercise if they allow you to exercise it. Clearly free speech is anything from “free” when it is controlled by the government.

Section 2 then goes on to provide a broader outline of the prohibition of Free speech, I mean donations,  as Obama declares  “I hereby determine that the making of donations of the type of articles specified in section 203(b)(2) of IEEPA (50 U.S.C. 1702(b)(2)) by, to, or for the benefit of any person whose property and interests in property are blocked pursuant to this order would seriously impair my ability to deal with the two national emergencies identified in the preamble to this order, and I hereby prohibit such donations as provided by section 1 of this order

The order then goes onto specifically state that constitutional rights of ownership are being thrown out the window without judicial oversight in Section 8: ” For those persons […] who might have a constitutional presence in the United States […] prior notice […] would render those measures ineffectual. I therefore determine that for these measures to be effective […] there need be no prior notice of a listing or determination made pursuant to section 1 of this order.”

If all of this wasn’t enough to make you sick the US government, its contractors and its employes are all exempt from the order as are any and all corporations who have existing contracts with Syria or Iran.

The last check of power that the people have against an over bearing government is the Freedom of the Press.

This is just an escalation of the attack of that freedom that we have seen with the NDAA being used to silence journalists critical of the United States government in their reporting in the War on Terror.

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Pentagon has no records of Osama bin Laden’s death

Fellowship of the Minds


Obama touts the Navy SEALS’ raid and killing of Osama bin Laden in his hideaway compound in Abbotabad, Pakistan, as one of, if not the greatest, achievements of his administration. Reportedly, the administration even disclosed details of the raid to Hollywood for an upcoming movie, Zero Dark Thirty, directed by Kathryn Bigelow.

The movie is scheduled to be released — SURPRISE! — on October 12, 2012, within a month of the presidential election.

Joseph Straw reports for the N.Y. Daily News, Aug. 11, 2011, that the CIA defended its collaboration with the maker of Zero Dark Thirty. CIA spokesman Preston Golson said that such collaboration with filmmakers has precedent and is part of the CIA’s “public outreach.” Despite the CIA’s insistence, Congressman Peter King (R-Long Island), chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee, has demanded that the Pentagon and CIA inspectors general investigate whether the agencies breached policy in this case, in particular whether the filmmakers saw classified material or got access to personnel working under cover.

Given that, it is curious, to say the least, that, in response to a Freedom of Information Act request made by the Associated Press, the Pentagon says it has no records — not one photo, not one video, not even an e-mail — of bin Laden’s death?


Richard Lardner reports for the Minneapolis Star Tribune, March 15, 2012:

Government officials have openly discussed details of the mission [to kill Osama bin Laden] in speeches, interviews and television appearances, but the administration won’t disclose records that would confirm their narrative of that fateful night. The Associated Press asked for files about the raid in more than 20 separate [FOIA] requests, mostly submitted the day after bin Laden’s death.

The Pentagon told the AP this month it could not locate any photographs or video taken during the raid or showing bin Laden’s body. It also said it could not find any images of bin Laden’s body on the Navy aircraft carrier where the al-Qaida leader’s body was taken.

The Pentagon said it could not find any death certificate, autopsy report or results of DNA identification tests for bin Laden, or any pre-raid materials discussing how the government planned to dispose of bin Laden’s body if he were killed.

It said it searched files at the Pentagon, U.S. Special Operations Command in Tampa, Fla., and the Navy command in San Diego that controls the USS Carl Vinson, the aircraft carrier used in the mission.

The Defense Department told the AP in late February it could not find any emails about the bin Laden mission or his “Geronimo” code name that were sent or received in the year before the raid by William McRaven, the three-star admiral at the Joint Special Operations Command who organized and oversaw the mission. It also could not find any emails from other senior officers who would have been involved in the mission’s planning.


Note: WantToKnow team member Prof. David Ray Griffin, in his book Osama bin Laden: Dead or Alive?, lays out the extensive evidence that bin laden died in December 2001, and that since that time Pentagon psyops had been keeping him “alive” with fake videos and audiotapes to maintain a crucial pretext for the ever-expanding “war on terror.” Could it be that the Pentagon will produce no records of its purported “death raid” because in fact it will reveal major manipulations involving bin Laden’s death?

On August 6, 2011, three months after the supposed killing of bin Laden, 22 members of the exact same Navy SEALS Team 6 who had conducted the Abbotabad raid all died in a helicopter crash in Afghanistan.

Dead men don’t tell tales.

H/t beloved Joseph