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Islamic Fundamentalists’ Global Network – Modus Operandi – Model Bosnia


DOCUMENTATION CENTRE OF REPUBLIC OF SRPSKA
BUREAU FOR RELATION WITH ICTY OF REPUBLIC OF SRPSKA
BANJA LUKA
Islamic Fundamentalists’ Global Network


- Modus Operandi – Model Bosnia

The Documentation centre and Bureau for relation with ICTY of Republic of Srpska
would like to thanks to all those who committed themselves for fight against Terror,
Terrorism and Violence. Special thanks we would like to address to H.E. Mr. George
W. Busch, President of The United States of America in his efforts to stop, prevent
and punish all forms of terror and terrorist activities, especially those committed by
Islamic Jihad Warriors on their way to devastate modern values and civilization.
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DOCUMENTATION CENTRE OF REPUBLIC OF SRPSKA
BUREAU OF GOVERNMENT OF RS FOR RELATION WITH ICTY
BANJA LUKA
Islamic Fundamentalist’s
Global Network
– Modus Operandi -
Model Bosnia
Banja Luka, september 2002.
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CONTENTS
I. Brief Historical Background ……………………………………………………………………………………………. 9
II. Osama bin Ladin’s Current Balkan Terrorist Links in Bosnia& Herzegovina……………….. 13
III. Osama bin Laden’s Technological Bosnian Balkan Bridge Linking it to America
and Abroad from Bosnia&Herzegovina ………………………………………………………………………. 17
IV. Why the United States has Reasons to Worry?……………………………………………………………. 21
V. Back to Bosnia’s Linkages to Al-Qaeda ………………………………………………………………………… 27
VI. The Structural Characteristics of Al-Qaeda’s Terrorist Network Within the United
States Based on Bosnia&Herzegovina’s Osama bin Laden Terrorist Experiences
and Lessons Learned the United States can Benefit From…………………………………………….. 29
a) The Al-Qaeda network consists of the following committees:………………………………………. 29
VII. Funding Al-Qaeda via the Bosnia&Herzegovina Model ……………………………………………. 31
VIII Al-Qeada’s Network of Islamic "Charities". ………………………………………………………………. 33
IX Islamic Fundamentalist Strategy Based on Bosnian Case Study [Two-fold]…………………. 35
X Question From the Koran ……………………………………………………………………………………………… 37
XI Al-Qaeda’s Specific Intelligence Strategies…………………………………………………………………… 39
XII Key Bosnian Islamist Al-Qaeda Players………………………………………………………………………. 51
XIII Historical Evolution Between Terrorism in Bosnia with Middle East ………………………… 55
XIV Bosian Muslim Army Composition and History ……………………………………………………….. 59
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XV Composition of Muslim Bosnian Army Brigades ……………………………………………………….. 61
Foreign Mujahedin in the Bihac Pocket ……………………………………………………………64
Other men important for the functioning of the Islamic fundamentalist network
in Bosnia:………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….76
New York, USA – Some Predictions…………………………………………………………………77
Crimes committed by Islamic fundamentalist Jihad warrior – mudjahedin, member
of Osama bin Laden network Al-Qaeda in Bosnia……………………………………………………….. 79
Excerpts of materials relating to Islamic Fundamentalist atrocities ………………………………….. 87
EXCERPT FROM THE BANJA LUKA DISTRICT PROSECUTOR CRIMINAL
CHARGE AGAINST ALIJA IZETBEGOVIC………………………………………………………………… 89
POLITICAL PLATFORM OF THE MOSLEM NATIONAL COUNCIL…………………………… 105
DECLARATION OF THE SOVEREIGN REPUBLIC OF BOSNIA&HERZEGOVINA …….. 106
INITlATORY BOARD MOSLEM NATIONAL COUNCIL……………………………………………… 107
WHAT WILL HAPPEN TO SERBS IN THE ISLAMIC REPUBLIC OF
BOSNIA&HERZEGOVINA……………………………………………………………………………………….. 108
MUJAHEDDIN PRISONER CAMPS IN THE MUNICIPALITY OF ZAVIDOVI?I…………. 109
Panels – Explanation……………………………………………………………………………………………………… 131
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Summarising the results of researching for many years and work on gathering
information about presence of Islamic fundamentalists Jihad warriors (mujahedeens) the
Bureau of Government of Republic of Srpska for Relations with International Tribunal for
War Crimes in The Hague and Center for Collecting a data of Republic of Srpska, in
following pages presents the draft of network of Islamic fundamentalists in the world and
their connections and operations on territory of Bosnia and Herzegovina. It is generally
known the fact that Moslem’s Jihad warriors have extended their network in former
Yugoslavia.
The aim of presenting of this study is to introduce resu1ts of work of joint research of
mentioned institutions of RS Government, not only to citizens of Bosnia and Herzegovina
but also to all countries, agencies and institutions, which have been involved in joint fight
against terrorism in the world.
We use this occasion also to express readiness for exchange of experiences and
information in order to stop terrorism on mostly efficient way, as it is world problem.
Manager of Documentation Center
Dr Pejo ?urašinovi?
The Head of Bureau
Dejan Mileti?
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I. Brief Historical Background
The US Congressional Research Service report1 states that Al-Qaeda cells have
currently been identified and have also been objectively suspected in at least thirty-four
countries and their affiliated geo-political territories presently. Moreover, this same report
dated September 10th 2001 released in Washington D.C. on September 13th 2001, only two
days after the September 11th terrorist attacks perpetrated against America’s World Trade
Center state Osama bin Laden is estimated to have inherited roughly $300- million dollars.
Although some terrorist experts believe bin Laden actually has far less than this
figure presently, and he is no longer reliant on his personal fortune to finance Al-Qaeda’s
activities, they claim that alternately he is employing a variety of both legal and illegal
business endeavors as fronts for financing his terrorist activities.
Over the previous six years, Al-Qaeda’s network led by, Osama bin Laden, has
evolved from merely a small regional threat beginning with USW troops stationed in the
Persian Gulf, into an all out global threat to international peace and perpetual human
survival including a direct threat especially directed against United States citizens and
United States associated national security interests. In constructing Al-Qaeda, bin Laden
has assembled a coalition of disparate radical Islamicist groups comprised of a variety of
ethnic nationalities, all to work towards one common goal which is in
Bosnia&Herzegovina, the total ethnic expulsion of everyone non-Muslim so that only
Islamist racists are left as the overall controlling influence of these future ethnically pure
Islamic Muslim-inhabited lands which once were multi-ethnic as America.
Al-Qaeda’s overarching ideology has been elucidated in several of their
pronouncements signed by bin Ladin himself and his associated allies. First, bin Ladin is
notably given monetary financial support to his Islamic fighters and/or terrorists against
Serb forces in Bosnia; against Soviet forces in Afghanistan, and now against Russian forces
actively fighting terrorism within Chechnya. Bin Laden is also renown to be actively
financing Islamicist fighters trying to gain ultimate military control over Indian held
Kashmir; against secular Pro-Western forces and their associated Pro-Western
1 Katzman, Kenneth Cited from CRS-Report for Congress entitled Terrorism: Near Eastern Groups
and State Sponsors, (September 10th 2001).
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governments within Egypt, Algeria, Saudi Arabia, Uzbekistan, and also against the United
States troops and American citizens currently residing within the geo-political terrain of
the Persian Gulf, Somalia, Yemen, Jordan and against as September 11th manifested, even
the United States mainland itself.2
Al-Qaeda cells have been also currently been identified and also actively suspected
within: Afghanistan, Pakistan, Azerbaijan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Chechnya, Saudi Arabia,
Qatar, Yemen, Jordan, Egypt, Libya, Lebanon, Algeria, Tunisia, Sudan, Mauritania,
Somalia, Eritrea, Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Ethiopia, Bangladesh, Malaysia, the
Philippines, Uruguay, Ecuador, Bosnia, Kosovo, Albania3, Britain, Canada and the United
States4.
It is noteworthy also to comprehend that this report did not however make it clear
the real home to the Al-Qaeda Cells expanding their sphere of ideological religious
influence in these aforementioned areas is genuinely both Iran and also Syria.
And according to the newest information available from Al-Qaeda’s terrorist cells in
the following countries: Italy, France, Spain, Russia, Austria amoungst many other states.
Evidently, it is no surprise that Al-Qaeda is obviously an extremely well organized
network consisting of many variant Islamicist organizations currently acting globally. The
common factor in all of Al-Qaeda’s cells and groupings is these groups use terrorism to
attaining their political goals. An agenda whose main priority is to Coup d’etat the present
democratically elected governments currently implemented in Bosnia & Herzegovina Al-
Qaeda considers currently comprised of "heretical governments" and to re-establish in their
2 Cited from, VOX:The herald of "The World of Perpetual Darkness", IV Reich coming-Wilkomen!
(October 1991), pamphlet discussing, "What will happen to Serbs in the Islamic Republic of
Bosnia Herzegovina," pp. 9.
3 Some Muslim charitable organizations are known operating fronts for Al-Qaeda’s terrorism and its
associated guerrilla operations in the neighboring Yugoslav region of Kosovo. This past June
2001, the United States assisted capturing important members of Egypt’s Islamic Jihad – An
Islamicist group with clear ties with bin Laden. United States officials said that any future
attempts to bomb the United States Embassy in Albania- Tirana was thwarted this month because
of these arrests. The Islamic Jihad leader, a Mr. Ayman Zawahri, a close associate of bin Laden
warned earlier this year of Al-Qaeda actively planning a retaliation attempt for extraditing many
of his closest operatives to Guatemala Bay-Cuba.
4 Cited from the State Department Fact sheet: Osama bin Ladin: Islamic Extremist Financier, (August
1996).
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places, governments not dissimilar to the one recently controlling Afghanistan of the
Taliban regime greatly violating human and civil rights of both genders and children and
whose governmental regime was premised upon the Islamic Law of not democratic Rule of
Law, but the Islamic Fundamentalist Law of the "Shariah5."
The following five main political objectives of the Al-Qaeda terrorist network, can be
summed up as:
I. Creating an ethnically pure Islamic religious fundamentalist states globally with an
Islamic fundamentalist governmental regime exists making it possible for the expansion of
Al-Qaeda to be undertaken as it was in prior Afghanistan with in state terrorist training
camps can be established to work towards expanding Al-Qaeda’s current sphere of
political influence worldwide;
II. To establish a base of operation somewhere in which Rule of Law and Democratic
governance is still in its infant stages such as Iraq and/or Somalia where Al-Qaeda can
setup recruit, train and equip new Islamic fundamentalists for future terrorist activities
against the United States and other Western States and American allies;
III. For Al-Qaeda to both be able to abuse, misuse and also misinterpreting true
Islamic doctrines in order to pervert Islam, one of the world’s largest proselytizing
religions for the use of merely expanding terrorist activities alone;
IV. For Al-Qaeda to continue its advocating destruction of Western democratic
governmental standards currently espoused within Western and Western European
modern civilization. These are perceived by Al-Qaeda as the largest obstacles blocking
their overall Islamicist goals;
V. Supporting Muslim fundamentalism globally, particularly in
Bosnia&Herzegovina, Kosovo& Metohija, Palestine, Chechnya, Afghanistan, China,
Philippines, Tanzania, United States, Tajikistan, Sudan and also in Somalia.
5 Shari a Law is the Islamic system of norms and regulation based on their religious book, The
Koran.
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II. Osama bin Ladin’s Current Balkan Terrorist Links in
Bosnia& Herzegovina
In his 28 September interview, Ossama bin Laden is quoted as follows:
"I can go from Indonesia to Algeria, Kabul to Chechnya, Bosnia to Sudan, and
from Burma to Kashmir."
he continued…
"This is not a question of my survival. This is the question of the survival of
the Jihad (holy war). Wherever required, I will be there."
Why is it that Bosnia is listed as country with active Al-Qaeda cells? Well this answer
to this question lies partially in the fact that former Bosnian Muslim President Alija
Izetbegovic6 became the first president of the Bosnian Muslims in early 1990, and by
November he was the Chairman of the Bosnia&Herzegovina Presidency. During World
War Two he led the "Al Hidaya" organization, a subset of the "Young Muslims." And then
from 1943 onward Izetbegovic was the head organizer of recruiting drives for the Waffen
SS division, "Handzar7," (13th Waffen-Gebirgsdivision den SS) as well as one of its
founders. Moreover, Izetbegovic associated with Hitler’s secret services (Abwehr & the
Gestapo) as well as the Grand Mufti of Jerusalem and the Haj Mohammed Amin al-
Husseini, Hitler’s close associate and the founder of the "Handzar." Religion was an
important motivational tool for these fascist divisions, so Himmler even went as far as to
allow each battalion to have its own "Iman" and each company had one "Mullah."
Books were produced at that time for a means of encouraging the Islamic religion,
and were distributed throughout its ranks. It was even reported once that Hitler himself
6 Only both President’s Bosnian Muslim President Izetbegovic and Iran’s Ayatollah Khomeini, out
of all the official Head’s of State formally visiting Turkey, only these two men refused to pay last
respects at the grave of Ataturk – for them he was traitor of fundamentalist Muslim principles
7The Prinz Eugen SS linked up with its sister division, the Bosnian Muslim 13th Waffen Gebirgs
Division der SS "Handzar" (Handschar) , and also along with the remnants of the Bosnian Muslim
23rd Waffen Gebirgs Division der SS "Kama and the 2lst Waffen Gebirgs Division der SS
"Skanderbeg" (Albanische No. 1) which was comprised of Albanians (Shqiptari) from Kosovo-
Metohija.
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sent each member of these fascist divisions a pendant with a miniature Koran attached to
it. The 13th Waffen-SS Division committed numerous war crimes against the Serbs residing
within the territory of Bosnia&Herzegovina.
Owing to their many war crimes against the Jews, Romes and Serbian people, the
Supreme Yugoslav Military Court (566/46, dated June 15, 1946) sentenced Izetbegovic to
five years imprisonment for the many gravely vile war crimes against the Jews, Romes and
Serbian people and the Bosnian state itself. After serving this sentence, Izetbegovic
continued his work on stoking ethnic, religious and racial hatred in the Bosnian
Herzegovina regions where possible, eventually leading to the 1990 Bosnian Civil Wars.
His activities were primarily based on both the spreading Islamic fundamentalism and
preaching ethnic and religious differences between the Bosnian people. In Izetbegovic’s
"Islamic Declaration," he wrote:
"There can be no peace nor coexistence between the Muslim faith and the non-
Muslim institutions, both social and political."8 And he continued…"By laying the claim to
define its own universe, Islam clearly excludes the right and possibility of any other
ideology to exist in its midst. There can be no secular principle. The state should support
and express the moral concepts of the faith. This is my message to all the Muslims of the
world: we say clearly that there is no promised land, no miracles, no Mahdi. There is only
the path of work, struggle and sacrifice."
Then on March 14th 1983 President Izetbegovic was sentenced by the Supreme Court
of Bosnia&Herzegovina to 12 additional years imprisonment for gross violations of Article
136, Section 2 of the SFRY Penal Code (initiating grave hostilities towards and within the
Country), and Article 133, Section 1 of the SFRY Penal Code (committing acts of instigating
enemy propaganda). After his sentence expired Izetbegovic continued working to
construct a monolithic Bosnia&Herzegovina, and also was founder of the Political Party
named, SDA (Party of Democratic Action).
The Presidency of the Association of the Islamic Clergy (Ilmia) for Bosnia and
Herzegovina published in 1992, an enormous printing of its annual Takvim. This writing
played a very important role in the Country’s libraries owing to that Islamists would
access these radical Islamic Fundamentalist writings in the state libraries and became so-
8 Cited from a recent copy of The Orthodox Word entitled, Matyered Serbia (No date known).
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called enlightened Muslims. In one of the chapter’s in this writing entitled "What is
actually a Jihad"?, there were among others, these explicit Islamic religious instructions:
"Jihad in Islam is not only a war in the name of Allah. In reality, Islam is a
revolutionary ideology and program that aims at changing the social system of the whole
world and order it in harmony with its regulations and ideals. (p. 67) Islam wants to
destroy all the states and governments everywhere here on earth which stand opposed to
the ideology and program of Islam, regardless of the state or the nation that lies in its
power. The purpose of Islam is to establish the state based on its ideological theology
program, no matter which nation becomes the bearer of Islam or which nation is
undermined in the process of establishing the ideological Islamic state". (p. 68)
Osama bin Laden formed formal military alliances with Bosnian Muslims during
Bosnia’s (1992-95) civil wars. He reportedly funneled both money and arms intto Bosnia’s
Muslim-led government and also to other followers of bin Laden whose guerrilla
groupings were comprised of Muslims coming to fight in Bosnia from many other Islamic
nations to fight alongside Bosnia’s Muslims.
And again during the United States military led campaign against terrorism in
Afghanistan, significant documents and other important Islamic artifacts were found.
However, there was little mention of any precise details and/or the exact location in the
Shahekot valley from where hundreds of Taliban and Al-Qaeda warriors were killed.
However, from their base in Bagram, the Americans announced they had found
documents of great importance for intelligence services. They also said that Anti-terrorist
soldiers found a network of caves, fortified with steel and concrete in the Zawar Kili valley.
Important documents whose contents were not made public were apparently to have been
said to been found there as well.
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III. Osama bin Laden’s Technological Bosnian Balkan Bridge
Linking it to America and Abroad from
Bosnia&Herzegovina
In 1995, bin Laden and other members of Al-Qaeda began acquiring a network of
satellite telephones to avoid detection. They also underwent and received sophisticated
computer training. Since 1996 it is known that they have been capable of forwarding
terrorist information about their ongoing Jihad (or holy war) to Al-Qaeda members
worldwide. And then by 1997 Al-Qaeda was so sophisticated, they were frequently
communicating with encryption devices able to evade many of the most advanced
intercepts. The group even had certain Muslim members who specialized in making false
passports and in also allowing Al-Qaeda members to travel freely around the world under
a variety of different false identifies according to trial evidence9.
Additionally, very high in the Bosnian mountains, solar panels were being set up
outside their Al-Qaeda caves to gather sunlight for producing electrical power. Al-Qaeda
has often and always has employed the Internet in trying to recruit new Islamic volunteers
and for conveying information within the organization. In particular, they have used
certain computer-type systems in which their users can remain anonymous10. Islamic
terrorists have never ceased seizing the worldwide practice of using information
technology. Al-Qaeda has always espoused information technology for several reasons
including that it improves communication while aiding the overall organization, it allows
members to coordinate quickly with large numbers of other followers and provides a
global platform for spreading Islamic fundamentalist propaganda. The Internet also allows
terrorists to reach a worldwide audience of potential donors and new recruits who may be
located over a large geographic area not otherwise easily reached.
The Al-Qaeda network is also horizontally widespread globally. According to some
indicators, its tentacles stretch even as far as South America and also even into Australia.
In addition to using the Internet for exchanging information, orders and instructions, it is
9 Sennott Charles M. and Cullen, Kevin, The Globe Staff (9/16/2001).
10 APIS (15.04.2002).
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further suspected that Al-Qaeda has tried operating computer systems against the United
States NSA global surveillance system Echelon11.
Documents found recently have cast a new light on the financial infrastructure of Al-
Qaeda as well as its terrorist training cells including its using weaponry of mass
destruction. There is also recent reasonable suspicion that Osama bin Laden could reach
more easily then had been previously been thought, nuclear "dirty" bombs and similar
styed nuclear weapons of mass destruction, particularly those sodl to him from probable
Iran. Mamdouh Salim, a key Bin Laden associate who authorized, Fatwahs12 or (Islamic
legal rulings justifying attacks) by al Qaida against civilians even admitted participating in
such efforts as to try obtaining certain nuclear and chemical weapons for Al-Qaeda. This
person also even tried to murder a corrections officer in a Federal Jail located in New York
State while awaiting trial for his alleged participation in a conspiracy to kill American
nationals. Several months prior his arrest in Germany, Salim is known to have traveled to
Bosnia in 1998 where both his VISA and needed housing was sponsored by the
"Benevolence International Foundation "—A so-called charitable organization based in
Palos Hills, Ill and recently closed by the FBI under accusations that this charity engaged in
supporting various key terrorist persons and Al-Qaeda groups that are involved in
military and terrorist types of activity.13.
The Al-Qaeda network has been carefully constructed for many years, especially in
the United States. Everything that could not be done by the variant intelligence services of
Islamic countries, who regard the United States as their worst enemy (Iran in particular)
was done in a roundabout way by destroying the basic tenets of American democracy, by
using human naiveté, strong emotions in addition to using propaganda to instigate great
11 A network monitoring telecommunications, founded and controlled by the intelligence agencies
NSA (US), GCSB (New Zealand), CSE (Canada), GCHQ (UK) and DSD (Australia), and the
UKUSA association (in a joint effort to monitor electronic communications established by the
intelligence services of the US, UK and Australia in 1947). Since the 1980s "Echelon" was used for
global monitoring of telephone, teletype and also of telefax communications as well as email
using certain communication satellites. "Echelon" also monitors and intercepts diplomatic
communications on shortwave frequencies. Especially vulnerable to "Echelon’s" monitoring are
satellites "Inmarsat" and "Intelsat".
12 In 1996 bin Laden issued a "Fatwah," a religious ruling urging Muslims worldwide to kill United
States troops stationed within Saudi Arabia and Somalia. A second fatwah in 1998 called for
attacks on all and any American civilians.
13 Uninted States Department of State’s International information’ program (30 April 2002).
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American compassion for Islamic sufferings abroad, especially within Palestine.
Humanitarian NGOs were also carefully established by leaders of Al-Qaeda in all the
major United States cities. A group of Iranians14 arrested in 2001 at the Los Angeles
International Airport had collected between five and ten thousand U.S. dollars daily for socalled
assisting the suffering Iranian children.
According to the FBI, this money was collected for not charitable, but for purely
terrorist purposes. Moreover, the United Nations has allowed many Al-Qaeda terrorists to
masquerade under a cloak of decency by actually providing the terrorist agency with
actually cold-hard cash which could then thereafter be used to fund variant terrorist
crimes. The United Nations donated money to Muwafaq for so-called "Promoting
educational and social development programmers…" in Sudan. The U.N. also donated
more than $1.4 million U.S. Dollars to a consortium of Islamic Charities working in the
Sudan in 1997. One of which was the Muwafaq meaning in the true Arabic, "blessed relief
foundation." According to U.N. Treasury officials, the charity was used by Al-Qaeda cells
in order to transfer literally millions of dollars to Bin Laden. The United States Treasury
itself strongly believes the wealthy Islamic businessman Yasin al-Qadi set up the initial
charity. Then it was closed during an initial post Spetember 11th crackdown after the
terrorist attacks upon tht two World Trade Center buildings. During the September 11th
plane attacks on the World Trade Center buildings it was elucidated that Al-Qadi’s assets
were among those frozen by the Treasury for possessing alleged links to terrorism15.
14 Mujahedeen-e-Khalq (Iranian rebels)
15 BBC Saturday, 20 October, 2001, Bin Laden ‘received UN cash’
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IV. Why the United States has Reasons to Worry?
Associated Press reported on
"…NATO authorities who raided a Saudi aid agency last fall found computer
files containing photographs of terrorist targets and street maps of
Washington with government buildings marked, a senior U.S. official
disclosed Thursday…The newspaper continued that…
"…The October raid of the Sarajevo office of the Saudi High Commissioner
for Aid to Bosnia also netted a computer program explaining how to use crop
duster aircraft to spread pesticide, and materials used to make fake U.S. State
Department identification badges and credit cards, the official told The
Associated Press, speaking on condition of anonymity."16
In mentioning from the Saudi High Commissioner for Aid to Bosnia, it must be taken
into account that the Saudi rulers have been well known for transferring huge sums of
money to this particular "charitable" agency. Over the past nine years, the agency alone has
spent approximately $600million U.S. dollars for its "activities" within Bosnia. The money
came from various donations made by certain prominent Saudi businessmen and also from
certain Saudi governmental grants.
Both sad and ironic is that King Fahd personally contributed the sum of $34 million
U.S. dollars to the agency now known to be affiliated with Al-Qaeda activities of terrorism.
It also very much appears that not all the money was even used for any humanitarian
purposes at all but rather for something much more sinister17 which clearly is Osama bin
Laden’s Bosnian Al-Qaeda network of "charities."
Daniel Benjamin, director of Transnational Threats located at the National Security
Council during the Clinton Administration said Al-Qaeda was also using "charities"
including several named: Maktab Khidmat or "Services Bureau" as well as another called
16 A high-ranking Bosnian government official, also speaking on condition of anonymity, confirmed
the findings. The material included photos of targets of past terror attacks — the World Trade
Center, the Pentagon, the USS Cole and the U.S. embassies in Kenya and Tanzania, the American
official said. The pictures showed the targets both before and after the attacks. The officials did
not say which buildings were marked on the Washington maps (however).
17 Cited from Centre for Peace in the Balkans, An Analysis dated (March 2002).
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Mercy International Relief Organization. These charities were also used by the terrorists for
relaying m

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