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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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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...


Islamism begins at home

Cairo has backed away from earlier calls for the USA to deliver proof of Usama bin Laden's involvement before retaliating and for any action to be taken through the United Nations...

When asked about US retaliation people in central Cairo say they remain unconvinced that Usama bin Laden's Al Qaida was to blame for the 11 September attacks in America...


Everyone's catastrophe

There were big demonstrations in favour of Usama bin Laden Bush's 'prime suspect' in Mogadishu last weekend...

It identifies a strong North African component in Usama bin Laden's Al Qaida constellation in a region where political and economic crises have created a potentially dangerous underclass...

The Tunisian Tarek Maaroufi who is active in the mosques of Brussels told De Standaard on 14 September that he had spent a month in Afghanistan in late-2000 but did not meet Usama bin Laden:'Such a meeting even if I had wanted one is almost impossible...

US officials returned complaining that some issues remained unresolved especially the financing of Usama bin Laden's organisation Al Qaida and the use of Sudan as a transit post and safe haven...


Where Usama fits in

In the shadows The spotlight on Usama bin Laden has helped to push into the shadows the government which has been his loyal ally throughout the NIF...


In the lobbies

Milt Bearden knows about Islamists even perhaps Osama bin Laden a mujahideen fighter and former resident in Khartoum's Riyadh suburb...


Chissano tastes success

Meanwhile the US Central Intelligence Agency believes that its arch-enemy Afghanistan-based Usama bin Laden's Al Qaida organisation is preparing a strike to follow the embassy bombings in Kenya and Tanzania last August (AC Vol 39 No 17)...


Hit and hate

Televisionisation and the wish to personify have turned Usama bin Laden into a kind of Robin Hood...


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