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NOFORN 20330224
DEPARTMENT DEFENSE
HEADQUARTERS, JOINT TASK FORCE GUANTANAMO
U.S. NAVAL STATION, GUANTANAMO BAY, CUBA
APO 09360
JTF-GTMO-CDR February 2008
MEMORANDUM FOR Commander, United States Southern Command, 3511 9lst Avenue,
Miami, 33172
SUBJECT: Recommendation for Continued Detention Under DoD Control (CD) for
Guantanamo Detainee, ISN US9YM-000041DP (S)
JTF-GTMO Detainee Assessment (S) Personal Information:
JDIMS/NDRC Reference Name: Majid Abdu Ahmed
Current/True Name and Aliases: Majid Mahmud Abdu
Ahmad, Al-Zubayr al-Adani, Abu Subair al-Wisabi, Abu
Zubayr al-Wasabi, Haidea
Place Birth: Burayqah, Yemen (YM)
Date Birth: June 1980
Citizenship: Yemen
Internment Serial Number (ISN): US9YM-000041DP (U//FOUO) Health: Detainee good health. (U) JTF-GTMO Assessment: (S) Recommendation: JTF-GTMO recommends this detainee for Continued Detention
Under DoD Control (CD). JTF-GTMO previously recommended detainee for Continued
Detention Under DoD Control August 2007. (S//NF) Executive Summary: Detainee member al-Qaida and bodyguard for
Usama Bin Laden (UBL). Detainee participated armed hostilities against and
Coalition forces Afghanistan and admitted fighting for the Taliban the front lines
against the Northern Alliance for two years. Detainee was captured with group referred the Dirty which included UBL bodyguards and 20th September 2001 hijacker
while escaping hostilities during Operation Enduring Freedom. Detainee received basic
militant training, and advanced training including tactics, artillery and explosives. Detainee
CLASSIFIED BY: MULTIPLE SOURCES
REASON: E.O. 12958, AMENDED, SECTION 1.4(C)
DECLASSIFY ON: 20330224 NOFORN 20330224 NOFORN 20330224
JTF-GTMO-CDR
SUBJECT: Recommendation for Continued Detention Under DoD Control (CD) for
Guantanamo Detainee, ISN US9YM-000041DP (S)
occupied al-Qaida associated facilities and his name and aliases were found al-Qaida
affiliated documents. assessed detainee was recruited through al-Qaida associated
Salafist network linked Shaykh Muqbil Bin Hadi al-Wadi, and affiliated with radical
Islamist political party Yemen. Detainee comments about America, UBL, and his
willingness die for jihad indicate will pose significant threat released.
[ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ABOUT THIS DETAINEE AVAILABLE
SCI SUPPLEMENT.] JTF-GTMO determined this detainee be: HIGH risk, likely pose threat the US, its interests, and allies LOW threat from detention perspective HIGH intelligence value (S//NF) Summary Changes: The following outlines changes detainee
assessment since the last JTF-GTMO recommendation. (Changes this assessment will
annotated next the footnote.)
Added detainee alias
Added details detainee recruitment and travel
Added changes evaluation detainee account
Added information the Duranta Training Camp where detainee probably received
advanced militant training. (U) Detainee Account Events:
The following section based, unless otherwise indicated, detainee own account.
These statements are included without consideration veracity, accuracy, reliability. (S//NF) Prior History: Detainee studied the Mahd al-Furqan (al-Furqan Institute)
Taiz, YM. Detainee first learned jihad Afghanistan while studying the al-Furqan
Institute, and decided fight for the Taliban. made several friends the institute
including Malik al-Wahab, Al-Rahim Uthman, and Faruq Ahmad. After graduating,
detainee moved Aden, where worked odd jobs. also paid the Yemeni
government 14,000 riyals (approximately $80 US) delay his mandatory service the
IIR 201 2521 04, Analyst Note: Abd al-Hakim Abd al-Karim Amin Bukhari, US9SA-000493DP (SA-493)
photo-identified detainee Haidea. SA-493 claimed both detainee and Samir Naji al-Hassan Muqbil aka (Habib)
US9YM-000043DP, (YM-043) were possibly with Soukali the Kandahar Airport October 2001. SA-493 stated
Soukali served bodyguard for UBL during speech UBL gave the Nibras Guesthouse (Madafa).
Analyst Note: Variants Furqan are Farqan and Firqan.
000041 302 21-AUG-2002 NOFORN 20330224 NOFORN 20330224
JTF-GTMO-CDR
SUBJECT: Recommendation for Continued Detention Under DoD Control (CD) for
Guantanamo Detainee, ISN US9YM-000041DP (S)
Yemeni Army. Yemen, detainee received training the AK-47 assault rifle including
operation and field stripping. (S//NF) Recruitment and Travel: Aden, detainee attended the Mabir Center, well
known mosque and center for dawa (religious mission). There, studied, taught, and
preached the Koran. Detainee also heard about jihad and the idea dying for the sake
God unidentified mosque Yemen. individual named Yasir Naji, associate and
graduate from the al-Furqan Institute, approached detainee about going Afghanistan.
Detainee wanted travel Afghanistan and directly the front lines fight for the
Taliban however, detainee needed fatwa (religious decree) before went,
telephoned Shaykh Muqbil bin Hadi al-Wadi, supporter the Taliban and jihad. 1999,
Naji provided detainee with money travel Afghanistan and purchased detainee visa
and plane ticket from Sanaa, YM, Karachi, Pakistan (PK). Pakistani named Uthman
al-Pakistani met detainee when arrived the Karachi Airport. After purchasing Afghan
clothing, the detainee and Uthman boarded bus Quetta, PK. Uthman facilitated
detainee stay Taliban guesthouse and detainee travel onward Kandahar, AF. (S//NF) Training and Activities: Upon arrival Kandahar, detainee entered
guesthouse that supported fighters traveling and from the front lines. Detainee told Abdul
Ahad, the owner the guesthouse, that was there fight Afghanistan and support the
Taliban. Detainee had heard that the training Afghanistan was good, but wanted
directly the front line. Approximately week later, detainee was taken safe house
Kabul where met Abdul Latif. Abdul Latif told detainee would tested his ability handle weapon before went fight jihad and join the Taliban. Detainee then met his
front line commander Bismullah, who subsequently tested detainee his proficiency with
weapon, and was satisfied.
(S//NF) For two years detainee fought the Taliban front lines north Kabul against the
Northern Alliance. Detainee duty the front lines was protect the front lines from
attacks. Armed with AK-47, three magazines, and two anti-personnel grenades, detainee
IIR 034 0261 02, 000041 SIR 08-JAN-2007, Analyst Note: Based exchange rate December 2002.
000041 302 21-AUG-2002
IIR 034 0261 02, Analyst Note: Dawa Islamic dedication spread Islam through religious instruction
and missionary operations abroad.
000041 302 21-AUG-2002
000041 302 21-AUG-2002
000041 302 21-AUG-2002, Analyst Note: Uthman al-Pakistani likely identifiable Abu Uthman, who
provided travel facilitation for multiple JTF-GTMO detainees. For additional information Abu Uthman, see IIR 340 6383 02, IIR 034 0855 04, and IIR 034 0861 02.
000041 SIR 23-Aug-2004, Analyst Note: variant Ahad Ahat.
000041 302 21-AUG-2002, Analyst Note: variant Bismullah Bism Ellah. NOFORN 20330224 NOFORN 20330224
JTF-GTMO-CDR
SUBJECT: Recommendation for Continued Detention Under DoD Control (CD) for
Guantanamo Detainee, ISN US9YM-000041DP (S)
engaged the enemy two three times week during rifle and mortar fire. Detainee also
retreated with Taliban forces from the front lines Kabul when the Northern Alliance
overran their positions (approximately early November 2001). Detainee and several fighters
left Kabul and traveled Khowst, AF, where stayed for approximately days
Taliban house operated Abu Basir. Detainee obtained Abu Basir help escaping from
Afghanistan Pakistan. late November early December 2001, detainee left the safe
house with three Afghan guides and shortly thereafter, met three friends from the Furqan
Institute. These friends were Uthman Abd al-Rahim Muhammad Uthman, ISN US9YM000027DP (YM-027); Faruq Ali Ahmad, ISN US9YM-000032DP (YM-032); and Abd alMalak Abd al-Wahab al-Rahabi, ISN US9YM-000037DP (YM-037). Detainee and his
friends were later joined others fleeing Afghanistan. (U) Capture Information: (S//NF) Detainee was captured Pakistani forces December while attempting
cross the Afghanistan-Pakistan border near Parachinar, after fleeing UBL Tora Bora
Mountain complex. Detainee was captured with group other Arab al-Qaida fighters
referred Intelligence reporting the Dirty 30, most whom are assessed
UBL bodyguards and other members UBL security detail. Pakistani authorities
transferred the group prison facility Peshawar, where they were held for days. December 2001, Pakistani authorities transferred detainee from Peshawar
custody the Kandahar Detention Facility. (S) Property Held: None (S) Transferred JTF-GTMO: January 2002 (S//NF) Reasons for Transfer JTF-GTMO: provide information the
following:
Activities and personnel religious institute Yemen known for jihadist
recruitment
Analyst Note: Detainee claimed left the Taliban house during Ramadan, which occured November thru
December 2001.
000041 302 21-AUG-2002
Bodyguard Profile INTSUM 23-OCT-2006
000027 302 18-MAR-2002, 000045 302 19-MAY-2002, IIR 034 0053 05, 000045 MFR 10-APR-2002, IIR
034 0304
TD-314/00845-02 NOFORN 20330224 NOFORN 20330224
JTF-GTMO-CDR
SUBJECT: Recommendation for Continued Detention Under DoD Control (CD) for
Guantanamo Detainee, ISN US9YM-000041DP (S) (S//NF) Evaluation Detainee Account: After several months recounting story
traveling Afghanistan for dawa and teach the Koran, detainee admitted his cover story and
related reporting were false. According Muhammad Yahya Muhsin al-Zaylai, ISN US9SA000055DP (SA-055, transferred), the Pakistani warden the prison where detainee group was
initially held informed the group that the best thing they could tell forces when interrogated
was that they were Afghanistan teach the Koran and study religion. Detainee also
admitted fighting the front lines for two years. Substantial reporting from multiple sources
indicates was UBL bodyguard who received basic militant and advanced explosives
training. However, detainee has yet admit his association with UBL his reported advanced
training. (U) Detainee Threat: (S) Assessment: Detainee assessed HIGH risk, likely pose threat the US, its interests, and allies. (S//NF) Reasons for Continued Detention: Detainee member al-Qaida and
UBL bodyguard. Detainee fought for the Taliban and participated armed hostilities
against and Coalition forces Afghanistan. Detainee received basic militant training,
and advanced training including explosives. assessed detainee was recruited through
al-Qaida associated Salafist network linked Shaykh Muqbil Bin Hadi al-Wadi, and
affiliated with radical Islamist political party Yemen. Detainee comments about
America, UBL, and his willingness die for jihad indicate will pose significant threat released.
(S//NF) Detainee member al-Qaida and former UBL bodyguard.
(S//NF) December 2001, the Yemeni Political Security Organization (PSO)
identified detainee al-Qaida member and jihadist believed
Afghanistan. The PSO listed detainee Majid Mahmud Abduh Ahmad al-Wasabi,
aka (al-Zubayr al-Adani).
(S//NF) Detainee name and alias are included lists noting al-Qaida members
and their trust accounts which were found during raids against al-Qaida associated
safe houses Pakistan. The list identified the contents detainee trust account Yemeni passport. (Analyst note: Such lists are indicative individual
residence within al-Qaida, Taliban, and other extremist guesthouses, often for the
purpose training coordination prior travel training, the front lines abroad.
IIR 034 0704 02, IIR 034 0780
TD-314/49402-01, paragraph UUU; TD-314/00121-02, paragraph Analyst Note: variant for al-Wasabi alWissabi. Variants Al-Zubayr include Zubair and Abu Zubayr.
TD-314/40693-02, Number 250; AFGP-2002-905527, Number 250 NOFORN 20330224 NOFORN 20330224
JTF-GTMO-CDR
SUBJECT: Recommendation for Continued Detention Under DoD Control (CD) for
Guantanamo Detainee, ISN US9YM-000041DP (S)
Trust accounts were simple storage compartments, such envelopes folders that
were used secure the individual personal valuables, including passports and plane
tickets, until completion training other related activities.)
(S//NF) Sufian Ahmad Mahmud Abu Zaydan, Jordanian affiliated with alQaida and the Libyan Islamic Fighting Group (LIFG), stated met number alQaida members Afghanistan 2000, and identified al-Zubayr al-Adani, assessed detainee, UBL bodyguard.
(S//NF) Al-Qaida operative Ahmed Khalfan Ghailani, aka (Haytham al-Kini),
aka (Fupi), ISN US9TZ-010012DP (TZ-10012), photo-identified detainee Abu
Zubayr. TZ-10012 stated detainee was UBL bodyguard Kandahar before
September 2001. Additionally, TZ-10012 stated saw detainee about three
four times, the last time being UBLs Mujamma Sitta, aka (Compound Number
Six), aka (Mall Six), Kandahar before September 2001.
(S//NF) Senior al-Qaida operative Walid Muhammad Salih Bin Attash, aka
(Khallad), aka (Silver), ISN US9YM-010014DP (YM-10014), identified detainee
Zubayr al-Adani, UBL bodyguard. YM-10014 noted detainee became bodyguard
before September 2001.
(S//NF) Abdu Ali Sharqawi al-Haji, aka (Riyadh the Facilitator), ISN PK9YM001457DP (YM-1457), identified detainee UBL bodyguard. YM-1457 stated
detainee traveled Afghanistan late 1999 and became bodyguard approximately
August 2001. YM-1457 admitted knew all the security members because
assisted them.
(S//NF) Salim Ahmed Salim Hamdan, ISN US9YM-000149DP (YM-149),
UBL driver, reported saw detainee with other UBL security guards Kabul and
Kandahar.
(S//NF) Sanad Ali Yislam al-Kazimi, US9YM-001453DP (YM-1453), heard
detainee became UBL bodyguard month before September 2001. (Analyst
Note: YM-1453 admitted member al-Qaida and UBL bodyguard who swore
TD-314/56673-04, Analyst Note: The LIFG National Intelligence Priorities Framework (NIPF)
Counterterrorism Priority Target. Priority targets are defined issues, opportunities, threats that rise to,
are expected rise to, the level interest the President, Vice President, DNI, and NSC/HSC Principals and
Deputies. This includes terrorist groups that pose clear and immediate danger U.S. persons interests. This
includes those preparing employ Weapons Mass Destruction.
TD-314/55276-05
TD-314/55276-05 Analyst Note: The Mall Six Compound was located near the Kandahar airport. UBL, his wives,
their respective families, and security guards and their families resided the Mall Six Compound. UBL often used
the compound for meetings with al-Qaida officials.
TD-314/36120-03
IIR 034 0059 05, IIR 034 0098
IIR 034 0453
IIR 034 0124 NOFORN 20330224 NOFORN 20330224
JTF-GTMO-CDR
SUBJECT: Recommendation for Continued Detention Under DoD Control (CD) for
Guantanamo Detainee, ISN US9YM-000041DP (S)
bayat (oath allegiance) UBL. Although not identified specific prerequisite
for bodyguard duties, detainee probably swore bayat UBL.)
(S//NF) Detainee participated armed hostilities against and Coalition forces
Afghanistan.
(S//NF) Senior al-Qaida operative YM-10014 stated the last time saw detainee
was Tora Bora during the retreat. (Analyst Note: The retreat refers the escape al-Qaida affiliated forces from and Coalition forces mid-December 2001.)
(S//NF) Muhammad Mani Ahmad al-Shalan al-Qahtani, ISN US9SA-000063DP
(SA-063), stated escaped with detainee group out Tora Bora Pakistan.
SA-063 was captured along with the other members the Dirty 30. According
SA-063, last saw UBL December 2001 during the bombing campaign
Tora Bora when UBL told his men was leaving. After UBL left Tora Bora, the
Dirty was the first organized group escape Tora Bora for Pakistan.
(S//NF) SA-063 and some UBL bodyguards hid trenches avoid the
bombs and then fled the bombing crossing into Pakistan where and others
were subsequently apprehended. (Analyst Note: SA-063 has been identified 20th hijacker who was unable gain entry into the for the September
2001 attacks.)
(S//NF) Detainee admitted spent approximately two years armed with AK47 the front lines Afghanistan. the front lines, detainee fought jihad
support the Taliban against the Northern Alliance.
(S//NF) Arabic language document reported detainee arrived Afghanistan October 1999, and spent four months the front lines, starting April May
2000. Detainee supervisor gave him positive rating for his performance the
battlefield, but indicated was traveling Yemen. (Analyst Note: Based these
dates, this battlefield time would have ended approximately August 2000, when
detainee reportedly took artillery course. Detainee possibly returned Yemen
and again Afghanistan prior his capture.)
TD-314/36120-03
IIR 034 0847 03, 000063 SIR 14-APR-2003
IIR 034 1131 03, 000063 SIR 14-APR-2003
000063 SIR 14-APR-2003, IIR 034 0847
TD-314/50461-03
Analyst Note: ISN YM-252 reported you were Tora Bora, you were not innocent, you were there fight.
See: 000252 SIR 31-DEC-2004.
000041 302 21-AUG-2002, 000041 FM40 18-AUG-2004
AFGP-2002-901078, Analyst Note: Dates the document are given based the hijra calendar. The document
states detainee arrived Afghanistan Rajab 1420 (Sep/Oct 1999), and detainee front line activities began
during the month Muhharam 1421, which equates April May 2000. NOFORN 20330224 NOFORN 20330224
JTF-GTMO-CDR
SUBJECT: Recommendation for Continued Detention Under DoD Control (CD) for
Guantanamo Detainee, ISN US9YM-000041DP (S)
(S//NF) Discussing his support the Taliban, detainee stated had access
rocket propelled grenades and shot people the head and then cut off their heads.
Detainee also expressed his support for the September 2001 attacks.
(S//NF) Detainee received basic militant and advanced training including explosives.
Detainee also stayed al-Qaida associated facilities.
(S//NF) TZ-10012 stated first saw detainee the al-Faruq Camp Khowst
1999 when detainee received basic training. YM-1457 also reported detainee
attended the al-Faruq Training Camp.
(S//NF) variant detainee alias, Abu al-Zubayr al-Wisabi, was found
al-Faruq training application. Detainee acknowledged after training intended
engage jihad and work with the group. (Analyst Note: Work with the group
was item affirmed detainee with check mark. the group operating the
camp assessed al-Qaida, detainee intended join al-Qaida upon completion training.)
(S//NF) variant detainee alias, al-Zubayr al-Adani, was listed Arabic
language document denoting attendance three training courses. The document
stated detainee completed basic training during Rajab (probably November 1999).
also noted detainee attended tactics course during the month Shawwal
(approximately February 2000), and artillery course during the month Jumadaal-Awwal (approximately August 2000).
(C) two letters dated November 2000, Abdul Wakil al-Ansari wrote
Shaykh Abu Khabab asking him accept al-Zubayr al-Adani for training. (Analyst
Note: One the letters was found cave Tora Bora. The other was found
the Duranta Training Camp. Shaykh Abu Khabab assessed senior al-Qaida
poison and explosives expert, Midhat Mursi al-Sayyid Umar, aka (Abu Khabab alMasri), who taught explosives training Duranta. The letters indicates detainee, aka
(al-Zubayr al-Adani), received explosives training.)
JDG INTREP dated 25-Jul-2004
TD-314/55276-05
IIR 034 0059
AFGP-2002-800437
AFGP-2002-901078,
IIR 739 3081 03, IIR 739 3250 02, Analyst Note: The date listed hijra 14/8/1421. For additional
information regarding Abu Khabab, see IIR 034 0233 02, IIR 034 0037 02, IIR 901 0124 03. Abdul Wakil alAnsari possibly identifiable with Abdul Wakil, whom several detainees have described second-in-command
Nashwan Abd al-Razzaq Abd al-Baqi, aka (Abd al-Hadi al-Iraqi), ISN US9IZ-010026DP (IZ-10026),
Afghanistan, and who took command al-Qaida forces Kabul when UBL sent IZ-10026 command forces
northern Afghanistan. Abdul Wakil was also reportedly trainer who taught tactics and leadership courses. Abdul
was reportedly killed Afghanistan (see IIR 034 0328 05, IIR 034 0020 06, IIR 034 0339 06, IIR 034 0263
03, IIR 034 0773 04).
Analyst Note: The Duranta Training Camp provided al-Qaida and Taliban trainees with large, dedicated
training complex. Facilities included places for weapons and explosives training, athletic fields, classrooms, NOFORN 20330224 NOFORN 20330224
JTF-GTMO-CDR
SUBJECT: Recommendation for Continued Detention Under DoD Control (CD) for
Guantanamo Detainee, ISN US9YM-000041DP (S)
(S//NF) SA-063 reported seeing detainee the Kandahar guesthouse himself.
SA-063 was captured with detainee. (Analyst Note: The Kandahar guesthouse
assessed the Hajji Habash aka (Nibras) Guesthouse.)
(S//NF) assessed detainee was recruited through al-Qaida associated Salafist
network linked Shaykh Muqbil Bin Hadi al-Wadi (deceased).
(S//NF) Detainee stated traveled Afghanistan after first speaking with
Shaykh Muqbil al-Wadi order receive fatwa authorizing his participation
jihad.
(S//NF) Shaykh Muqbil Bin Hadi al-Wadi was the founder the al-Salafiyah
(Salafist) Movement Yemen and operated number institutions such the
Dimaj Center. Numerous JTF-GTMO detainees, including other identified UBL
bodyguards, attended the Dimaj Center, were associated Shaykh al-Wadi the al-Khayr Mosque. The al-Khayr Mosque well known Salafist support
facility associated with Shaykh al-Wadi who provided support UBL, al-Qaida,
and the Taliban.
(S//NF) Detainee, YM-027, YM-032, and YM-037 all studied the Furqan
Institute Yemen. December 2001, they escaped from Tora Bora together and
were arrested Pakistan. (Analyst Note: According the Yemeni Political
Security Organization (PSO), the Furqan Institute was used meeting and
recruiting ground jihadists Yemen. Many Yemeni al-Qaida members have links the Furqan Institute, specifically number the al-Qaida members involved the
attack the USS COLE.
(S//NF) Detainee identified his recruiter Yasir Naji, who had also
graduated from the al-Furqan Institute. Yasir Naji probably identifiable with
mosques, tent barracks areas, and administrative support buildings. See Multiple_ISNs_FAS_Duranta_Camp_
16-Jan-2006.
TD-314/50507-03, IIR 034 0847
000041 SIR 23-AUG-2004, 000041 SIR 08-JUL-2004, 000041 302 21-AUG-2002, DIMAJ INSTITUTE
EXPANSION INTSUM JUN 2005
DIMAJ Institute Expansion INTSUM 01-JUN 2005, 000045 302 19-MAY-2002, IIR 034 0304 02, TD314/12546-01, TD-314/28801-02, Wahhabism vs. Terrorism
TD-314/09388-98, IIR 201 0997 08, IIR 034 0046 03, IIR 034 0408 02, 000040 302 18-AUG-2002, 000040
302 01-APR-2002, IIR 034 0391 02, 000434 302 12-JUN-2002, 000569 MFR 26-AUG-2002, TD-314/33185-03,
TD-314/28511-04, TD-314/53467-04, Analyst Note: Other JTF-GTMO detainees identified UBL bodyguards
were also affiliated with Shaykh al-Wadi, the al-Khayr Mosque, the Dimaj Institute. Variants Dimaj include
Dumaj and Damaj.
000032 302 26-MAY-2002, Analyst Note: Reporting from YM-037: IIR 034 0862 02, IIR 034 0259 02;
reporting from YM-027: IIR 034 0266 03, IIR 034 0046 03; Reporting from YM-041: 000041 302 21-AUG2002, 00041 SIR 18-JAN-2007; IIR 034 0847 03, 000063 SIR 14-APR-2003, IIR 034 0059 05, IIR 034 0862
02, IIR 034 0259 02, IIR 034 0046 03, TD-314/50613-01, TD-314/28801-02, IIR 034 0266
TD-314/26614-02
000041 302 21-AUG-2002 NOFORN 20330224 NOFORN 20330224
JTF-GTMO-CDR
SUBJECT: Recommendation for Continued Detention Under DoD Control (CD) for
Guantanamo Detainee, ISN US9YM-000041DP (S)
Yasir Naji Said Ismael, al-Qaida member reported the PSO being present Afghanistan December 2001.
(S//NF) YM-1453 reported detainee initially intended travel Chechnya
for jihad. least one other JTF-GTMO detainee who attended the al-Furqan
Institute, Yasin Qassem Muhammad Ismail, ISN US9YM-000522DP (YM-522),
also planned Chechnya; however, was instructed Afghanistan
first receive training. (Analyst Note: Detainee and YM-522 were both the
al-Furqan Institute 1999. The second Chechen war began fall 1999, and
likely inspired detainee decision participate jihad.)
(S//NF) Detainee member the radical Yemeni Islamic Reform Party.
detainee training application, detainee noted was member the Islamic
Reform Party, assessed the Islah Party.
(U) The Islamic Reform Party military branch headed Shaykh Abd alMajid al-Zindani, who fought alongside UBL against the Soviets Afghanistan.
The party provided shelter fighters returning from Afghanistan and encouraged
them settle Yemen. The party opposed Yemeni government granting military facilities the Navy. The Department the Treasury listed AlZindani Specially Designated Global Terrorist for support terrorism.
(S//NF) Detainee comments about America, UBL, and his willingness die for
jihad indicate will pose significant threat released.
(S//NF) Detainee admitted initially wanted Afghanistan killed
jihad.
(S//NF) 2002, detainee said hated America and Americans.
(S//NF) 2004, detainee, stated, All Americans are infidels and they will
hell Muslim Americans are not true Muslims and would hell well UBL Shaykh and commander all Muslims. good Muslim and fights against
the unbelievers God will torture the Americans because they are corrupt... The
attacks America September 2001 were very small scale...He [sic] wishes
for greater destruction and torture fall upon Americans.
TD-314/49402-01, TD-314/00121-02
001453 SIR 03-NOV-2004
IIR 034 0694 03, IIR 034 0851
IIR 105 0694 06, AFGP-2002-800437; Analyst Note: Detainee was listed with the alias Zubayr al-Wasabi.
Islah, aka (al-Islah), NIPF Priority Terrorist Support Entity (TSE). Priority TSEs are defined those
having demonstrated intent and willingness provide financial support terrorist organizations willing attack
U.S. persons interests, provide witting operational support Priority 1-2 terrorist groups.
FBIS GMP20001101000234
000041 302 21-AUG-2002
000041 FM40 18-AUG-2004
000041 FM40 02-FEB-2004 NOFORN 20330224 NOFORN 20330224
JTF-GTMO-CDR
SUBJECT: Recommendation for Continued Detention Under DoD Control (CD) for
Guantanamo Detainee, ISN US9YM-000041DP (S) (S//NF) Detainee Conduct: Detainee assessed LOW threat from detention
perspective. His overall behavior has been compliant and rarely-hostile the guard force
and staff. currently has Reports Disciplinary Infraction listed DIMS with the
most recent occurring November 2007, when was talking another detainee while
being escorted. has three Reports Disciplinary Infraction for assault with the most
recent occurring December 2005, when struck detainee the eye. Other
incidents for which has been disciplined include participating mass disturbances,
failure follow guard instructions/camp rules, threatening guards, and possession nonweapon type contraband. 2007, had total three Reports Disciplinary Infraction
and none far 2008. (U) Detainee Intelligence Value Assessment: (S) Assessment: Detainee assessed HIGH intelligence value. Detainee
most recent interrogation session occurred January 2008. (S//NF) Placement and Access: Detainee basic militant and explosives training and
access al-Qaida associated facilities provided him knowledge training curriculum,
security practices, and key facilitators. Detainee admitted time the front lines provided
him with battlefield tactics and movement, well routes ingress and egress and from
Afghanistan. Detainee reported service UBL bodyguard provided him with security
practices for top al-Qaida leadership. Detainee recruitment Yemen provided detainee
with details key al-Qaida recruiters and facilitators. (S//NF) Intelligence Assessment: Detainee veteran jihadist who participated
armed hostilities against and Coalition forces Afghanistan. Detainee was UBL
bodyguard and familiar with high level al-Qaida personnel security. Detainee has received
basic militant and advanced explosives training and knowledgeable al-Qaida militant
training curriculum and guesthouse and safe house security practices. Detainee familiar
with ingress and egress routes and facilitators and out Afghanistan. Detainee
knowledgeable al-Qaida recruiters and facilitators Yemen. (S//NF) Areas Potential Exploitation:
UBL and UBL bodyguards
Al-Qaida training camps and courses, members, missions, logistics
Personnel affiliated with fighting the Kabul front lines and Tora Bora
Extremists and radical Islamists affiliated with al-Qaida and its global terrorist
network, including Abu Basir, Uthman al-Pakistani, and Yasir Naji
Recruitment and facilitation fighters Yemen
Shaykh Muqbil al-Wadi and associates NOFORN 20330224 //NOFORN 20330224
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SUBJECT: Recommendation ContinuedDetentionUnder DoD Control (CD) for
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2004, (S) Status: Detaineesenemycombatantstatuswas reassessed September
and remains enemy combatant.
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