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JTF GITMO Juveniles AQ 442011

JTF GITMO Juveniles AQ 442011

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Date Created:March 7, 2011

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DEPARTMENT DEFENSE 
OFFICE FREEDOM INFORMATION 1155 DEFENSE PENTAGON WASHINGTON, 20301-1155 FrR 20'1 

Ref: 11-F-0405 10-029  
DIA 0780-2005  
Mr. Christopher Farrell  
501 School Street,  
Suite 795  
Washington, 20024  

Dear Mr. Farrell: 
This final response your August 26, 2005, Freedom ofinformation Act (FOIA) request the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) for any and all agency records concerning, relating to, reflecting the following subjects(s); children the intended targets terrorism; the veracity terror threat( specifically against children; prevention and/or preparedness for terrorism targeting children; health system response for terrorism targeting children; psychological consequences terrorism targeting children. The DIA identified two documents requiring review the U.S. Southern Command and those documents were subsequently forwarded this Office for final response. The enclosed documents, which are denied part, are provided responsive your request. 
Mr. Paul Rester, Initial Denial Authority (IDA) for the Joint Intelligence Group, Joint Task Force Guantanamo, determined that the information contained within the gray shaded portions the documents exempt from release pursuant U.S.C.  552(b)(l), which pertains information that currently and properly classified the interest national defense foreign policy, accordance with Executive Order 526, Section 1.4 which concerns intelligence activities (including covert action), intelligence sources methods, cryptology; 
U.S.C.
 552(b)(2), which pertains information about internal practices and personnel rules, which released would risk circumvention agency regulations, U.S.C.  552(b )(5), which pertains certain inter-or intra-agency communications which contain information considered privileged pre-decisional under deliberative process. Other excised information .withheld pursuant U.S.C.  552(b)(6), which pertains information, the release which would constitute clearly unwarranted invasion personal privacy. addition, the Defense Intelligence Agency has denied information pursuant USC 552 (b)(3), specifically, 

U.S.C.
 424, which pertains protection Organizational and Personnel Information for DIA, NRO and NIMA. you are not satisfied with this action, you may appeal the appellate authority, the Director Administration and Management, Office the Secretary Defense, writing directly the Defense Freedom oflnformation Policy Office, Attn: Mr. James Hogan, 1155 Defense Pentagon, Washington, D.C. 20301-1155. Your appeal should postmarked within 
calendar days the date this letter, should cite case number l-F-0405, and should 
clearly marked "Freedom Information Act Appeal.11 
Sincerely, 

Enclosures: stated 

EXTREMISTS GROUPS LOOK FOR SUCH JUVENILES WHEREVER THEY CONGREGATE..STR.EET 
GROUP. 

KORAN ANO CAN SWAYED EXTREMIST GROUP IOECX.OGY. EXTREMIST 
SOCCER GAMES, SCHOOLS,COLLEGES, AND MOSQUES ARE POPULAR LOCATIONS ANO ACTIVITIES 

18. ALSO SOLICm:Q FOR RECRUITMENT 
AFTER THEY BUY !XTREMIST VIDEO LOCAL MARKETS. EXTREMIST 
MEMBER APPROACHES J.UVENILES WHO BUYS THE EXTREMIST VIDEOS. THE EXTREMIST. MEMBER TALKS THE JUVENILE AND GIVES THEM AUDIO CASSETTE BOOKLET CONTAINING SERMONS FROM RAOlCAl. CLERICS.CONTACT INFORMATION INCLUDED WITH THE AUDIO CASSETTE THE 
EXTREMIST GROUPS HAVE CONNECTIONS WITH, 
ARE MEMBERS OF, LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT AUTMORmes. THESE GRoUPS 
WILL ARRST TARGETED YOUTHS FOR THEIR ILLEGAL ACTIVtTIES, ONCE THE YOUTHS ARE JAILED FOR FEW OAY-S, MEMBER THE EXTREMIST GROUP WOULp V1SIT THE YOUTHS. THE EXTREMIST MEMBER WOULD OFFER HELP THE YOUTHS GET OUT JAIL ANP CLEAN THEIR LIVES THEY JOINEO THE GROUP. SINCE MANY THE YOUTHS ARE TREATED POORLY PRISON AND HAVE PRODUCTIVE LIFE THE OUTStDE; THEY READILY ACCEPT THE 

OFFER. 

 
1o. GROUPS OFTEN TASK JUVENILE MEMBERS RECRUIT THEJR FRIENDS. THESE INSTANCE$, THE EXTREMIST 
JUVENILE BRINGS HIS FRIENDS ACTIVITIES SPONSOR.ED EXTREMIST 
GROUPS SUCH KORAN STUDY GROUPS, socceR GAMES, $UMMER CAMPS, TRIPS OTHER CITIES, SWIMMING POOLS. USING YOUTI-tS RECRUIT OTHER YOUTHS VERY EFFECTIVE; FOR EXTREMIST GROUPS YEMEN ANO SAUDI 
PRl,MARY REASON JUVENILES JOIN OAIDA 
ASSOCIATED EXTREMIST GROUPS FOR MONEY SUPPORT THEIR FAMILY. 
OTHER REASONS FOR JOINING EXTREMIST GR9UPS ARE RELIGION, ADVENTURE, 
ANO RELIGIOUS REDEMPTION. THE METHOD THAT GENERATES THE MOST 
RESPONSES FROM RECRUITS SHOWING VIDEOS MUSLIMS FIGHTING JIHAD AFGHANISTAN. EXTREMIST GROUPS. APPROXIMATELY PERCENT OA1DA. ASSOCrATED EXTREMIST GROUP MEMBERS ARE JUVENILE MALES. THE EXTREMIST GROUPS ACTJVEl RECRUIT JNILES. APPROXJMATEL Y.ONE PERCENT JUVENILE MEMBERS ARE VOLUNTEERS. JWENILE FEMAL-ES ARE RECRUITED INTO THE EXTREMIST GROUPS, BUT NOT 

GIVE THEIR LIFE FOR ISLAM. THE EXTREMIST GROUP SUSPtClOUS NEW RECRUIT, REGARDLESS HIS AGE, OTHER MEMBERS THE GROUP WILL WATCH HIM. JUVENJLE RECRUITS RECEVE lliE SAME LEVEL TRAINING ANO PERFORM THE SAME DUTIES MOTHER MEMBERS THE EXTREMIST GROUP. EXTREMIST GROUPS NOT ENCOURAGE TRAIN JUVENILES COMMJT CERTAlN KINDS ATTACKS ANY MORE THAN THEY WOULD OTHER MEMBERS THE GROUP. THE TRAINERS THE TRAINING CAMP EVALUATE JUVENILE RECRUITS BASED VARIETY FACTORS. WiTH AGE BEING MINOR FACTOR. JUVENILES ARE NOT LIMITED ANY PARTICULAR MISSION DUTY WITHIN THE GROUP. UNKNOWN WHAT FACTOR AGE 

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JUSTIFICATION TARGETING CHILDREN. THEi JWENILES RPILY BECOME 
MEMBERS BELIEVING THEY ARE SERVING THE NAME ISL.AM. THE 
JUVENILES' ARE MIXED GROUP WITH ADULTS FOR OBSERVATION. TEXT: AND ORGANIZATION. 
TERRORIST ANO EXTREMtST GROUPS (TEGS) RECRUIT ANO: TRAIN MALE JUVENILES CARRY OUT TERROR ATTACKS. THE TEGS ALSO TARGET JUVENllES TERROR AlTACKS. APPROXIMATELY PERCENT QAJOAMEMBERS AFGHANISTAN.'PAK1$TtN, ANO IRAQ ARE COMPOSED JUVENILES UNOER TliE AGE 18. APPROXIMATELY PERCENT THE KASHMIRI MILITANT GROUP COMPOSED JUVENILE$ UNOER THE AGE 
(DETAINEE COMMENT WAS MEMBER THIS GROUP FOR APPROXIMAlCLY pagea