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    Default The "Francis Fukuyama of Al Qaeda"

    5 July 07, Newsweek -The Doctor's Orders
    Born Mustafa bin Abd al-Qadir Setmariam Nasar in 1958 in Syria, and educated there as a mechanical engineer, al-Suri has established terrorist connections literally all over the map: Syria, Jordan, Spain (where he married and became a citizen), Afghanistan (where he trained fighters and worked his way up in the councils of Osama bin Laden as, not least, a media adviser), France, Algeria and in Great Britain when “Londonistan” was the great refuge for Muslim dissidents from around the world. Fair skinned with red hair, and speaking Spanish, English and French in addition to Arabic, he moved easily among Europeans.

    By 1998 he was back in Afghanistan and, according to Lia, al-Suri worked closely with the Taliban. After they were defeated in 2001 he fled to Iran. Briefly arrested there, he subsequently went to northern Iraq and was for a time associated with the late, infamous Abu Mussab al-Zarqawi. In September 2005, al-Suri denied allegations by Western security officials that he played an important role in the September 11, 2001, attacks on the United States, the March 11, 2004, bombings in Madrid, and the July 7, 2005, bombings in London, but he applauded all of them, he said. One of his great goals is to see the United States attacked using explosives laced with radioactive materials: “A dirty bomb for a dirty nation,” as he put it.
    Discussed a bit previously on this forum here.
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