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SECRET
DEPARTMENT DEFENSE
GUANTANAMO
JOINTTASKFORCE
BAY,
GUANTANAMO CUBA
APOAE 09360
REPLY
ATTENTIONOF
2004 Januarv
JTF GTMO-CG
United StatesSouthernCommand,3511NW 9lst
MEMORANDUM FOR Commander,
Miami, 33172.
Avenue,
SUBJECT: (S) Recommendationto Retain under DoD Control for GuantanamoDetainee,
Omar Ahmed Khader. ISN: US9CA-000766DP
national,bom (S) Personal Information: Omar Ahmed Khader Canadian
good health.
(CA).
1986(age 18) Toronto, Canada
September (S) Detention Information: Detaineeclaims that lived the Pakistan-Afghanistan
was encouraged his father,a seniorAl-Qaida
region since 1996. June 2002,detainee
leaderin Canadaand close associate UsamaBin Laden,to travel Khowst, AF,
for Al-Qaida personneland participate Jihad againstthe United States.
translate
Detaineereceivedtraining and instructionon how build and plant ImprovisedExplosive
Devices (IEDs) and how plant land mines (it not known where when the detainee
learnedthese skills). Detaineehas also admitted taking part severalmining and combat
Al-Qaida
operations. July 2002, detaineewas presentduring raid suspected
gun battle ensued. During the raid, detainee
compoundby Special Forces,during which
threw hand grenadeand killed SpecialForces soldier. Detaineewas wounded and
capturedafter killing the USSF soldier. Detaineewas subsequentlytransportedto
Bay Naval Base,Cuba,on27 October2Q}Zbecause his part the deathof
Guantanamo
Al- Qaida. soldierand his affiliation with (S) Reasonsfor Continued Detention GTMO: Detaineesfather seniorAl-Qaida
financier and reportedly the fourth commandunderneathUsama Bin Laden the Al-Qaida
organization. The detaineeand his brother were encouragedto travel Afghanistan and fight
againstthe support Al-Qaida and the Taliban. Detainee,though only yearsold
the time his travel Afghanistan, has been found intelligent and educatedand
the
understands gravity his actions and affiliations. Detainee excelled his training
Afghanistan, which included small arms, explosivestraining, IEDs, mines, mine laying, and
configuring IEDs for remote detonationusing hand held devices. Detainee admits having
participated severalmining operationsand harassingattacksagainstUS Forces,in addition
JTF
CLASSIFIEDBY: GeoffreyD. Miller, Commander, Guantanamo
1.5(C)
Section
E.O.12958
RBASON:
DECLASSIFY ON: 20290124
SECRET
SECRET
JTF GTMO-CG
SUBJECT: (S) Recommendationto Retain under DoD Control for GuantanamoDetainee,
Omar Ahmed Khader ISN: US9CA-000766DP throwing the grenadethat killed solider. Detaineehas never expressedany genuine
remorsefor the killing that soldier. has direct family affiliations with senior Al-Qaida
members,has received advancedspecializedtraining explosives,and has directly
participated hostile attacksagainstUS Forces. Detaineeclaims that his entire family lived
AF. Detaineecontinuesto provide one UsamaBin Ladens compounds Jalalabad,
and non-governmentalorganizationsthat
valuable information his fathers associates, worked with supporting Al-Qaida, well other major facilitators interest the
US. Detaineehas also provided valuable information the Derunta, Al-Farouq and Khalden
training camps,indicating that the detaineehas been and likely trained theselocations;
and continuesto provide valuableinformation key Al-Qaida and Taliban members.
Finally, detaineehas been generally cooperativeand forthcoming but has grown increasingly
hostile towards his intenogators and the guard force and remains committed extremist
Islamic values. (S) Assessment:Basedon informationcollectedand availableto Joint Task Force
ISN: US9CA-000766DPis assessed being
Guantanamo January2004,detainee
folder, the knowledgeabilitybrief,
memberof Al-Qaida. Moreover,basedon the detainees
interrogationsby JTF Guantanamo,the detaineeis high intelligence value
and subsequent
posesa high risk, likely posea the United States.Basedon the above,detainee
threatto the U.S.. its interests its allies. (S) Status: Detaineesenemycombatantstatuswas reassessed October2003 remains enemy combatant.
and (S) Recommendation: RetainunderDoD control.
notified the Criminal InvestigativeTask Force this (S) Coordination: JTF Guantanamo
recommendationon 22December 2003. JTF GMTO and CITF agreeon the threat assessment this detaineeas high risk.
l..l-u- MILLER U.S.Army
CF: CITF-GTMO
SECRET