Sunday, December 16, 2007
Rashid Rauf, Jamal al-Badawi, Omar al-Faruq, Haroon Rashid Aswat - all working for the security services?
Rashid Rauf, British 'terrorist mastermind' of the alleged plot to blow up at least 10 transatlantic airliners, has escaped from custody. -Top British terror suspect escapes
Jamal al-Badawi was convicted in 2004 of planning and carrying out the USS Cole bombing.
He escaped from prison in 2004.
In October 2007, al-Badawi, after pledging loyalty to Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh, has been told that he is a free man. ( http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/21480392/ )
Omar Al-Faruq was described as being the mastermind of the Bali bomb plot.
Al-Faruq was arrested in Bogor on June 5, 2002 and handed over to the US authorities.
Former Indonesian State Intelligence Coordinating Board (BAKIN) chief A.C. Manulang was quoted by Tempo as saying that Al-Faruq was most likely a CIA-recruited agent. Omar Al-Faruq Recruited by The CIA
A Pentagon official in Washington has confirmed that al-Faruq escaped from a U.S. detention facility in Bagram, Afghanistan, on 10 July 2005. (Pakistan News Service - PakTribune)
Haroon Rashid Aswat was described as being the mastermind of the 7 July London bombings.
The authorities stated that Aswat had made mobile telephone calls to two of the 7 July bombers. ('Batley man' linked to bin Laden and bombers - Yorkshire Evening Post)
After Aswat was handed over to the UK police, Scotland Yard police headquarters said, on 7 August 2005, that detectives were not interested in speaking to Aswat about the London attacks. ( http://sify.com/news/fullstory.php?id=13913208)
Reportedly, Aswat worked for MI6.
Posted by Anon at 7:22 AM