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Usama bin Mohammed bin Awad bin Laden (Osama)

Date of Birth: 10/03/1957
Place of Birth: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Died: 02/05/2011


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The Carlos card

Khartoum's National Islamic Front government believes it will win public relations points without compromising the Islamist International: the nominally Christian LRA is as disposable as was Carlos the Jackal, handed to France in 1994 (but as Usama bin Laden was not)...


Unconstructive engagement

It has produced a flood of documents purporting to show the guilt of Usama bin Laden and Al Qaida, and the NIF's innocence...


Our American friends

Many leaders of the international movement are Egyptian, including Mohammed Atta (believed to have led the 11 September attacks), Usama bin Laden's brilliant lieutenant Ayman el Zawahiri and lots more...


Conflicting agendas

It may sideline some prominent people (as it did after 1995's attack on Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak and in 1999, with Hassan el Turabi and his faction) so as to create apparent distance from Usama bin Laden and his comrades (AC Vol 42 No 24), many of whom it continues to host...


Offal and waffle

P>Many unusual cargoes have been delivered to Sudan in recent years, as former resident Usama bin Laden knows...


Moving target

If Usama bin Laden and his comrades headed for Somalia, they could find it even less comfortable than Afghanistan...


Gems for the martyrs

Some of them, according to Tanzanian and US officials, and some independent investigators, are agents of Usama bin Laden's Al Qaida Islamist network...

Local miners say otherwise and the US trial that convicted four associates of Usama bin Laden's of the 1998 embassy bombings in Tanzania and Kenya heard accounts of tanzanite dealings by Qaida members in the mid-1990s...

The US trial of the bombers heard that stones were moved through Kenya via the Qaida companies Tanzanite King or Black Giant, set up by Wadi el Hage, a former personal secretary to Usama bin Laden who is serving a life sentence for helping to organise the bombings...


Sweeping away

Ambitious Premier Ali Benflis was the target of stones thrown by youths chanting the name of Usama bin Laden...


Washington's new pragmatism

From the killing fields of Algeria and the El Gama'a el Islamiya bases in Egypt to the hosts of Usama bin Laden and Al Qaida in Sudan and Somalia, Washington has rapidly identified a range of strategic interests in Africa...


Who's selling who?

Several of the Saudi Arabian-owned and Sudanese-managed 'charities' linked to Usama bin Laden by US investigators had trading offices and bank accounts in Germany, Croatia and Bosnia-Herzegovina...

German police are also investigating a Bavarian-based Egyptian doctor, Adli el Attar, who met with alleged hijacker Mohamed Atta and Mamdou Mahmud Salim, alleged to be a business partner of Usama bin Laden...

Let's blame Bill Some British and US papers have claimed that the NIF has since 1995-6 (after it was implicated in the attempt to kill Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak) offered the USA masses of intelligence information and even Usama bin Laden himself but Washington had turned them down...

Usama bin Laden became 'America's Most Wanted' after its embassies in Nairobi and Dar es Salaam were bombed in August 1998...


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