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NOFORN 20330417
DEPARTMENT DEFENSE
HEADQUARTERS, JOINT TASK FORCE GUANTANAMO
U.S. NAVAL STATION, GUANTANAMO BAY, CUBA
APO 09360
JTF-GTMO-CDR April 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 US4AG-010002DP (S)
JTF-GTMO Detainee Assessment (S) Personal Information:
JDIMS/NDRC Reference Name: Sabir Lahmar Manfud
Current/True Name and Aliases: Saber Mahfouz Lahmar,
Saber Mahfouth al-Ahmad, Shaykh al-Saber
Place Birth: Constantine, Algeria (AG)
Date Birth: May 1969
Citizenship: Algeria
Internment Serial Number (ISN): US4AG-010002DP (U//FOUO) Health: Detainee overall 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 (CD) September 2007. (S//NF) Executive Summary: Detainee senior member Bosnia-based element the Armed Islamic Group (GIA). Detainee was detained for his involvement with GIA
Analyst Note: GIA National Intelligence Priorities Framework (NIPF) Priority counterterrorism (CT) target.
Priority targets are defined issues, opportunities, threats other senior policymakers and managers believe
must receive attention from the that are not already identified Priorities These include
terrorist/extremist groups involved terrorism that have demonstrated both intention and the capability attack
persons and interests, but are believed pose somewhat less threat than Priority groups, terrorist/extremist
CLASSIFIED BY: MULTIPLE SOURCES
REASON: E.O. 12958, AMENDED, SECTION 1.4(C)
DECLASSIFY ON: 20330417 NOFORN 20330417 NOFORN 20330417
JTF-GTMO-CDR
SUBJECT: Recommendation for Continued Detention Under DoD Control (CD) for
Guantanamo Detainee, ISN US4AG-010002DP (S)
cell Bosnia which was suspected plotting attack the Embassy Sarajevo,
Bosnia/Herzegovina (BK). Detainee has advocated hostilities against forces and the
international community Bosnia. Detainee has links multiple terrorist plots and criminal
related activity, including car-bombing Mostar, BK. Detainee had intentions traveling Afghanistan and Iran, and reported doing prior his capture. Detainee has
demonstrated commitment jihad, and would likely engage anti-US activities
released. JTF-GTMO determined this detainee be: HIGH risk, likely pose threat the US, its interests, and allies HIGH 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 documents identifying detainee presence al-Qaida associated guest
house Afghanistan and attempted travels Iran meet with al-Qaida leadership
Added reports stating detainee served the el-Mujahid Brigade and has been
reported leading group that has been training for acts terrorism far back 1998
Included corroborating reports identifying detainee involvement car theft and
document forgery
Added report indicating detainee wanted Belgium and France for his
involvement violent activities
Included report which identifies detainee pocket litter containing the phone
number formerly identified one used threaten the Embassy Sarajevo
Added numerous documents identifying detainee leader who issued fatwas
(religious orders) disrupt personnel while detention JTF-GTMO (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 attended vocational high school where received
degree chemistry 1988. Detainee attended the al-Amir Abdulqadil, aka (Emir Abd al-
groups that have demonstrated intention attack persons and interests and are taking action develop
acquire WMD capability. NOFORN 20330417 NOFORN 20330417
JTF-GTMO-CDR
SUBJECT: Recommendation for Continued Detention Under DoD Control (CD) for
Guantanamo Detainee, ISN US4AG-010002DP (S)
Qadir), University Constantine, AG, from 1990 until early 1992, but failed earn
degree. mid-1992, detainee traveled the umra (minor hajj) Saudi Arabia, returning Algeria late the year. Detainee then departed for Italy (IT) attempt find work.
Detainee eventually obtained position imam residential mosque Perugia, for
four months. Upon returning Algeria, detainee learned that received scholarship
attend the Islamic University Medina, SA. late 1992, detainee departed for Medina
where remained the University until 1996, receiving two-year general degree fiqh
(Islamic jurisprudence). (S//NF) Recruitment and Travel: 1996, detainee accepted position with the Saudi
High Commission for Relief (SHCR), non-governmental organization (NGO), Mostar.
Detainee flew from Medina Jeddah, SA, and then Turkey. From Turkey, detainee
traveled Zagreb, Croatia (HR), and then onto Sarajevo, BK. During his employment,
detainee worked with the SHCR Deputy Director Fahd al-Zakari, aka (Abu Faisal), the
Director Finance Abdel Waheb al-Shoeibi, the Bosnian Operations Director Nasser Said,
and Mostar Deputy Director Yousef al-Rahma. (S//NF) Training and Activities: Detainee initially worked Mostar, where his
supervisor was Yousef al-Rahma, Saudi national. The Mostar office closed shortly after
Rahma returned Saudi Arabia. Following short period Sarajevo, detainee was then
transferred Zenica, BK. From 1996 1997, detainee worked for the SHCR Zenica
teaching Arabic Bosnian children. Detainee also worked the SHCR Markez ar-Ishad
Islamic center Sarajevo. Zenica, detainee worked for three months with Ahmed
Boujama and Mustafa Khalkhal, Syrian employee SHCR. Detainee then transferred
Sarajevo, where taught Arabic for the SHCR government school. also worked
the custodian the Two Noble Sanctuaries Cultural Center, which occupied the same
building the SHCR. Detainee reported primarily Nasser Said, but occasionally reported Fahd al-Zakari. that time, the Sarajevo office was the only SHCR office open
Bosnia. 1997, detainee was arrested and convicted assaulting citizen Bosnia,
and sentenced five years prison, which only served two years and three months.
IIR 034 0200 02, TD-314/09118-02, SFOR-2002-10143, SFOR-2002-10139
Analyst Note: The SHRC NIPF Priority Terrorist Support Entity (TSE). Priority TSEs have available
resources and are position provide financial support terrorist organizations willing attack persons
interests, provide witting operational support Priority terrorist groups.
Analyst Note: variant Nasser Said Nasar al-Said. variant Fahd al-Zakri Fahad el-Zakri. variant Adbel Waheb al-Shoeibi Abdu Wahab el-Shuaibi.
Analyst Note: Markez ar-Irshad assessed the Markaz ud-Dawaa wal-Irshad (MDI), which listed
NIPF 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, countries that sponsor terrorism, countries that have state organizations involved
terrorism that pose clear and immediate danger persons interests. This includes those preparing
employ Weapons Mass Destruction (WMD). NOFORN 20330417 NOFORN 20330417
JTF-GTMO-CDR
SUBJECT: Recommendation for Continued Detention Under DoD Control (CD) for
Guantanamo Detainee, ISN US4AG-010002DP (S)
Detainee early release 1999 came after the SHCR intervened his behalf. After his
release, detainee returned work for the SHCR Sarajevo. Detainee also met, married,
and divorced his second wife within nine months arriving Sarajevo. Masoud Susic, the
father detainee second wife, worked the Embassy Sarajevo. Detainee traveled Fujairah, United Arab Emirates (AE), seek work imam local mosque.
Detainee was unsuccessful and returned Bosnia one month later. (U) Capture Information: (S//NF) late October 2001, the Bosnian Federal Ministry Interior Police (FMUP)
arrested detainee and several others suspected being involved terrorist plot against the Embassy Sarajevo. After exhausting the legal limits for detention and following the
Algerian government refusal take custody, Bosnian authorities transferred the Algerian
Six custody January 2002. (S) Property Held:
Miscellaneous items, including watch, clothing, and personal items
Though not held JTF-GTMO, the following items were reportedly detainee
possession the time capture
Money
4600 Deutsch marks
Algerian passport, number 0705315 Albanian passport with the name Muhammad Medini Tunisian passport with the name Muhammad Fadil Ben Khem Medini
Algerian identification documents issued him from the Algerian Embassy
Rome October 2000 appointment book containing Bosnian phone numbers entry permit from the United Arab Emirates bill sale for 1988 Mercedes Benz car bank receipt dated July 2001 for 20,500 French francs with the name Ahmed
Lahmar (likely detainee brother)
TD-314/09118-02, IIR 034 0200 02, TD-314/21465-00
TD-314/09118-02, SFOR-2002-10120, IIR 034 0200
IIR 130 1022 02, Paragraph TD-314/39634-01
TD-314/39239-01, 010002 DIPLOMATIC 16-OCT-2001, TD-314/49994-02, AMEMBASSY SARAJEVO 29DEC-2006, Analyst Note: Detainee was arrested October 2001.
TD-314/39239-01, IIR 130 1056
Analyst Note: Based the conversion date November 2001, 4,600 Deutsch marks was equivalent
$2,120 US. NOFORN 20330417 NOFORN 20330417
JTF-GTMO-CDR
SUBJECT: Recommendation for Continued Detention Under DoD Control (CD) for
Guantanamo Detainee, ISN US4AG-010002DP (S)
Miscellaneous documents including marriage certificate, diploma from the
Islamic University Medina, and scraps paper with phone numbers written
them (S) Transferred JTF-GTMO: January 2002 (S//NF) Reasons for Transfer JTF-GTMO: Detainee file does not indicate why was sent JTF-GTMO. (S//NF) Evaluation Detainee Account: Detainee account events partially
truthful, yet incomplete. Detainee attempts portray himself scholarly man who went
the Balkans work for various NGOs, which has described during interviews. Detainee fails acknowledge his extremist ties multiple terrorist plots, his anti-US rhetoric while Bosnia,
extremist associates, and counterfeiting operations; which have all been corroborated
numerous reports. Detainee has provided deceptive and conflicting information regarding his
reasons for requesting Iranian visa 2001 and likely withholding information pertaining
extremist leadership throughout the Balkans and Middle East. (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 Algerian
Armed Islamic Group (GIA) cell involved al-Qaida linked plot attack the
Embassy Sarajevo. Detainee advocated hostilities against forces and the international
community Bosnia, and linked multiple terrorist plots and criminal related activity.
Detainee had intentions travel Afghanistan and Iran, and reported doing prior
his capture. Detainee has demonstrated commitment jihad, and would likely engage
anti-US activities released.
(S//NF) Detainee member GIA cell Bosnia and assessed participant al-Qaida linked plot attack the Embassy Sarajevo.
(S//NF) The Embassy reported October 2001 that phone number 66775-375 called multiple occasions threatening the Embassy. This phone number
was found detainee possession upon capture.
Analyst Note: Based the conversion date November 2001, 20,500 French francs was equivalent
$2,810 US.
TD-314/39170-01, USNIC SARAJEVO 20-OCT-2001 NOFORN 20330417 NOFORN 20330417
JTF-GTMO-CDR
SUBJECT: Recommendation for Continued Detention Under DoD Control (CD) for
Guantanamo Detainee, ISN US4AG-010002DP (S)
(S//NF) October 2001, FMUP, cooperation with forces Bosnia,
apprehended suspected al-Qaida facilitator Bensayah Belkacem, ISN US4AG010001DP (AG-10001), after investigation into threats against the Embassy
Sarajevo. Bosnian authorities also directed the investigation toward seven other
individuals, including detainee. The individuals were suspected involvement the
threats, which led their subsequent apprehension.
(S//NF) Over the next two weeks, detainee, along with Muhammad Nechla,
ISN US4AG-010003DP (AG-10003), Mustapha Ait Idir, ISN US4AG-010004DP
(AG-10004), Lakhdar Boumediene, ISN US4AG-010005DP (AG-10005), and AlHaj Omar Boudellaa, ISN US4AG-010006DP (AG-10006), were arrested for
false attestation information and suspected involvement the threats against
the Embassy Sarajevo. This group became known the Algerian Six.
(S//NF) The two other individuals arrested were identified Libyan Islamic
Fighting Group (LIFG) member Khaled al-Arbed, and Atif Munassur, aka (Abu
Nasar), suspected facilitator for the Salafist Group for Call and Combat
(GSPC).
(S//NF) The Bosnian Federation Supreme Court stated that detainee and his
companions attempted attack the facility and the employees the Embassy
Sarajevo. Documents identified the arrested organized terrorist group, whose
activities constituted act international terrorism. The group suspected
conducting surveillance the Embassy and its personnel, and coordinating with
senior al-Qaida lieutenant Zayn al-Abidin Muhammad Hussayn, aka (Abu
Zubaydah), ISN US9GZ-010016DP (GZ-10016). However, 2004, Bosnian
prosecutors and police formally exonerated the six Algerians after lengthy criminal
investigation.
(S//NF) AG-10001 possessed the phone number Bosnian locksmith
employed the Embassy Sarajevo. Further investigation embassy
authorities revealed that the individual was detainee father-in-law. The
employee was detained and subsequently failed polygraph test given
authorities.
IIR 933 0021
IIR 933 0021
TD-314/11070-05, IIR 933 0021 02, 010001 Mantis ealin26398 21-Nov-2001; Analyst Note: The LIFG and
GSPC are both listed NIPF Priority targets. 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, countries that sponsor terrorism, countries that have state
organizations involved terrorism that pose clear and immediate danger persons interests. This includes
those preparing employ Weapons Mass Destruction (WMD).
TD-314/02606-02, BIH Court Doc BB-014 30-OCT-2001, DCS-G2 Special Assessment-Algerian Six 18-FEB2004
Washington Post Foreign Service 21-AUG-2006
IIR 130 1022 02, Paragraph NOFORN 20330417 NOFORN 20330417
JTF-GTMO-CDR
SUBJECT: Recommendation for Continued Detention Under DoD Control (CD) for
Guantanamo Detainee, ISN US4AG-010002DP (S)
(S//NF) Despite early claims that they were not associated with each other,
communications between the members the group known the Algerian Six
demonstrated close association amongst the group.
(S//NF) Detainee mobile phone number and his landline number are listed
among AG-10001 contacts. AG-10001 stated that detainee, whom met
January 2001, was his only acquaintance while Bosnia.
(S//NF) AG-10003 states that AG-10005 assisted detainee and AG-10001
with their respective charity work. (Analyst Note: AG-10005 claimed first
learned detainee when saw his name court papers while jail, and met
him when they were later turned over the US.)
(C//REL USA, SFOR) AG-10005 phone number also listed among
AG-10001 phone number contacts. Additionally, another phone number the
list was for Abu Zubayda, believed reference GZ-10016.
(S//NF) AG- 10003 phone records indicate that maintained consistent
contact with AG-10005.
(S//NF) FMUP investigation found that items confiscated during AG-10004
arrest listed AG-10005 phone number.
(S//NF) AG-10006 mobile phone memory contained the phone numbers
AG-10003, AG-10004, and AG-10005.
(S//NF) Detainee was involved anti-US and other violent activities Bosnia, and
may have had prior knowledge the September 2001 attacks the US.
(S//NF) Detainee was known Bosnia being vehemently anti-Western
Islamic extremist. late 2000, detainee was reported stating that attacks should carried out against troops Bosnia because believed the was the
number one enemy Islam. Detainee and his associates reportedly supported
fatwa (religious decree) issued UBL against the US.
(S//NF) March 2001, after his return from the United Arab Emirates, detainee
was again reported expressing desire blow soldiers because they were
enemies God. Detainee reportedly blamed Americans for everything wrong with
Muslims Bosnia.
010001 SFOR POCKET LITTER 01-OCT-2001, IIR 933 0021 02, IIR 034
IIR 034 0196 02, IIR 034 0896
IIR 034 0205 02, IIR 201 2433
010001 SFOR POCKET LITTER 01-OCT-2001
TD-314/41670-01
TD-314/39904-01
TD-314/41367-01
TD-314/35452-01
TD-314/39169-00
TD-314/13355-01 NOFORN 20330417 NOFORN 20330417
JTF-GTMO-CDR
SUBJECT: Recommendation for Continued Detention Under DoD Control (CD) for
Guantanamo Detainee, ISN US4AG-010002DP (S)
(S//NF) Detainee was convicted and sentenced five-year prison term for
armed robbery American Zenica October 1997. Croatian authorities also
believe was involved the 1997 bombings Travnik and Mostar.
(S//NF) Detainee was involved shootout with Zenica police and arrested
while car bearing diplomatic plates believed assigned Iran. (Analyst
Note: Detainee served only two years and three months his sentence. Detainee
early release 1999 came after the SHCR intervened his behalf.)
(C//NF) Detainee was wanted France and Belgium for his involvement
violent activities.
(S//NF) Detainee identified serving the el-Mujahid Brigade and has been
reported leading group that was training for acts terrorism.
(S//NF) Several detainee associates involved with the SHCR were also
connected terrorist and criminal activities.
(S//NF) Detainee and Ali Ahmed Ali Hamad, who were both associated with
the SHCR, were tried and convicted the Bosnian courts. Ali Hamad stated
detainee attempted obtain $20,000 purchase counterfeit travel
documents. Ali Hamad currently serving 12-year sentence for his
involvement 1997 Mostar bombing and identified detainee his recruiter
attack foreigners, including American citizen chosen detainee.
(S//NF) Detainee, Nabil al-Hila, Hamad, and Ahmad Zayid Salim al-Zuhayri,
aka (Handala), ISN US9SA-000669DP (SA-669), are all listed Bosnian
Agency for Investigation document describing extremists tied into document
forgery and car theft.
(S//NF) Rasid al-Sudeiri and Saad Abid al-Ubeida, who were both close
detainee, visited Kosovo and Saudi Arabia several times 2001 and 2002
part their duties with the SHCR. According the Bosnian government, alSudeiri and al-Ubeida were close contacts SA-669, who planted car bomb
Mostar 1997. (Analyst Note: Detainee had involvement the 1997 Mostar
bombing.)
TD-314/21465-00
TD-314/21465-00
TD-314-09118-02
USNIC SARAJEVO 20-OCT-2001
IIR 130 0009 02, IIR 100 0064
TD-314/09800-04
000669 FM40 08-NOV-2004
IIR 130 1056
TD-314/09800-04
Analyst Note: variant for Rasid al-Sudeiri Rashid al-Sudairi, who reportedly provided financial support
AG-10001 for his travel Afghanistan for jihad. For additional information see TD-314/35452-01.
IIR 100 0064 98, IIR 216 1381 NOFORN 20330417 NOFORN 20330417
JTF-GTMO-CDR
SUBJECT: Recommendation for Continued Detention Under DoD Control (CD) for
Guantanamo Detainee, ISN US4AG-010002DP (S)
(S//NF) Jawad Jabber Sadkhan, ISN US9IZ-000433DP (IZ-433), photo-identified
detainee one the six Algerians captured Bosnia. IZ-433 stated that, since
arriving JTF-GTMO, heard that detainee possessed prior knowledge the
September 2001 attacks and participated the UBL council that planned the
attacks.
(S//NF) Detainee had intentions travel Afghanistan and Iran October 2001,
and reported doing prior his capture.
(S//NF) Detainee reportedly planned travel Afghanistan along with the other
Algerians, the urging AG-10001. Detainee applied for Iranian visa for
onward travel Afghanistan September 2001. Detainee and the others
planned travel soon AG-10001 arrived Afghanistan make receiving
arrangements. Flight itinerary information for detainee showed anticipated travel
from Bosnia Syria October 2001, with probable onward travel through Iran.
Detainee was arrested the day before his planned trip.
(S//NF) AG-10001 encouraged his Algerian associates participate jihad.
AG-10001 applied for Iranian visa Sarajevo for onward travel
Afghanistan October 2001. planned provide travel assistance help
the other Algerians join militant elements Afghanistan, anticipation the campaign following the September 2001 attacks. AG-10001 received
financial support from Shaykh Nasar al-Said, the director the SHCR, for his
travel Afghanistan. (Analyst Note: SHCR was detainee employer the
time.)
(S//NF) intelligence assessment identified AG-10001 the primary
al-Qaida facilitator Bosnia, with ties GZ-10016. AG-10001 possessed
numerous phone numbers linking him UBL operational network
Afghanistan and the global Sunni extremist network.
(S//NF) Tawfiq Nasir Awadh al-Bayhani, US9SA-000893DP (SA-893) identified
detainee part group who traveled Iran and Afghanistan (or Iraq)
geared towards reorganizing and establishing different strategy combat
forces.
(S//NF) Mamdouh Ibrahim Ahmed Habib, US9AS-000661DP (AS-661,
transferred) identified detainee being present the Hamza Guesthouse
Kabul late September 2001. (Analyst Note: Detainee possible travels
000433 SIR 18-JAN-2003
TD-314/35452-01
TD-314/35452-01, TD-314/39170-01; SFOR-2002-10166
TD-314/35452-01, IIR 933 0021 02, TD-314/14059-02
TD-314/14059-02, IIR 130 1022 02, IIR 933 0021 02, DCS-G2 Special Assessment- Algerian Six 18-FEB2004
000893 SIR 09-JUN-2007b
IIR 201 0851 NOFORN 20330417 NOFORN 20330417
JTF-GTMO-CDR
SUBJECT: Recommendation for Continued Detention Under DoD Control (CD) for
Guantanamo Detainee, ISN US4AG-010002DP (S)
Iran and Afghanistan may have taken place between August and October 2001
just prior his arrest. present, the meeting Iran may have been the venue
which detainee learned the September 2001 attacks referenced IZ-111,
numerous al-Qaida leadership were reported attendance. However, detainee
presence the aforementioned meeting considered unlikely because reporting
indicates that al-Qaida leadership didn evacuate Pakistan for Iran until early
2002.)
(S//NF) Detainee has links extremists GIA and NGOs that supported
extremist activities.
(S//NF) November 2000, detainee was reportedly attempting assume
leadership GIA Bosnia.
(S//NF) November 2002, the Irish National Police (Garda) arrested
Algerian asylum seeker Karim Abbes and searched his house. During the course
the search, the Garda seized false identification papers and Western Union money
transfer form for the payment 800 Euros Emina Lahmar, detainee wife,
Sarajevo, BK. Garda had indications that Abbes was associated with GIA member
Hamid Aich before Aich left Ireland July 2001.
(S//NF) Hamid Aich was believed have been involved the foiled plot
attack the Los Angeles airport during the Millennium celebrations. was
associate Millennium bomber Ahmed Ressam, who was captured attempting
bring explosive materials into the December 1999.
(S//NF) Detainee reportedly became acquainted with Saleh Nidal and Lionel
Dumont, both suspected terrorists associated with GIA, during their 1998 Bosnian
imprisonment. Nidal and Dumont are suspected numerous terrorist acts. Dumont convicted murderer and suspected French member the GIA. escaped from
Bosnian prison May 1999 and was later captured December 2005,
ultimately sentenced years prison.
(S//NF) Detainee reportedly provided lessons Islam for the al-Furqan NGO.
(Analyst Note: AG-10001 was identified former head the al-Furqan NGO.
The SHCR had used NGOs such al-Furqan and al-Haramain fund the Bosnian
Active Islamic Youth Organization (AIO), radical Islamic organization Bosnia
TD-314/39169-00
TD-314/03253-03; Analyst Note: 800 EUROS equivalent $720 based the conversion date
November 2001.
TD-314/02127-03
TD-314/09118-02, TD-314/21465-00, Paragraph TD-314/16772-02
TD-314/13355-01; Analyst Note: Al-Furqan NIPF Priority TSE. Priority TSEs are described having
available resources and are position provide financial support terrorist organizations willing attack U.S.
persons interests, provide witting operational support Priority terrorist groups. NOFORN 20330417 NOFORN 20330417
JTF-GTMO-CDR
SUBJECT: Recommendation for Continued Detention Under DoD Control (CD) for
Guantanamo Detainee, ISN US4AG-010002DP (S)
associated with the former mujahideen communities. Al-Furqan was noted
branch the AIO and taught Wahabi Islam.
(S//NF) Detainee denied having knowledge about the operations of, the
personnel working for, the al-Haramain Islamic Foundation, aka al-Haramain NGO, Bosnia elsewhere. However, detainee cell phone SIMM card had the phone
number the al-Haramain Sarajevo office. Three other numbers his SIMM card
were recovered documents captured Afghanistan during Operation Enduring
Freedom (OEF) and attributed senior SHCR officer Abdul Aziz al-Aqili, Abu
Ghaith (possibly al-Qaida spokesman and religious figure Shaykh Suleiman Abu
Ghaith), and another unknown individual named Karim. Detainee reportedly worked
for the SHCR which coordinated with al-Haramain.
(S//NF) The Bosnian-based NGO, Pomoc, provided detainee wife and the
wives other Algerian Six members with monthly stipend throughout 2004. The
Pomoc also provided stipend the wife convicted terrorist Said Atmani, who
was associated with Millennium plot participant Ahmed Ressam.
(S//NF) The Pomoc NGO suspected having ties the AIO. Pomoc
also suspected collecting funds for the Algerian Six detainees.56
(S//NF) Detainee has been completely defiant while detained JTF-GTMO and will
likely pose significant threat interests released.
(S//NF) Detainee has been identified numerous JTF-GTMO detainees
Shaykh who has issued verbal and written fatwas promoting hunger striking, noncompliance with guards, and encouraged uncooperativeness with interrogators. (S//NF) Detainee Conduct: Detainee assessed HIGH threat from detention
perspective. His overall behavior has been sporadically compliant and hostile the guard
force and staff. currently has Reports Disciplinary Infraction listed DIMS with
the most recent occurring February 2008, when was possession contraband. has two Reports Disciplinary Infraction for assault with the most recent occurring
October 2007, when threw shaving razor guard. Other incidents for which has
been disciplined include inciting and participating mass disturbances, failure follow
010002 RSO Doc 01-NOV-2001, TD-314/09800-04, Paragraph Analyst Note: Wahabism strict
fundamental form Islam. Al-Haramain NIPF Priority TSE. Priority TSEs are described having
demonstrated sustained and active financial support for terrorist organizations willing attack persons
interests, provide witting operational support Priority terrorist groups. AIO NIPF Priority TSE.
Priority TSEs provide witting operational support Priority terrorist groups.
IIR 034 0461 02, TD-314/52648-03, TD-314/12470-02, TD-314/35035-01, Paragraph
TD-314/50199-05, Paragraph
IIR 114 0256
000067 SIR 19-MAY-2007, 000195 SIR 10-MAY-2007, 000215 SIR 24-AUG-2005, 000493 MRF 30-OCT2006, 000695 23-AUG-2005, 000760 SIR 17-FEB-2006, 000489 SIR 16-JUN-2006, 000568 SIR 23-AUG-2005,
000568 SIR 26-AUG-2005, 010004 SIR 14-JUN-2006, 000695 SIR 23-AUG-2005, 000760 SIR 17-FEB-2006,
001095 SIR 03-MAR-2006, 010004 SIR 03-JAN-2007, 010004 SIR 14-JUN-2004 NOFORN 20330417 NOFORN 20330417
JTF-GTMO-CDR
SUBJECT: Recommendation for Continued Detention Under DoD Control (CD) for
Guantanamo Detainee, ISN US4AG-010002DP (S)
guard instructions/camp rules, inappropriate use bodily fluids, damage government
property, assaults, and possession food and non-weapon type contraband. 2007, had total seven Reports Disciplinary Infraction and two far 2008. (U) Detainee Intelligence Value Assessment: (S) Assessment: Detainee assessed HIGH intelligence value. Detainee
most recent interrogation session occurred March 2007. (S//NF) Placement and Access: Detainee served facilitator and was reported the
head the GIA Bosnia. had ties various NGOs Bosnia that were known
support extremist groups. Detainee had connections members cell suspected
planning attack the Embassy Sarajevo, where his father-in-law worked
locksmith. Detainee was arrested for armed robbery American citizen and had
connections with the 1997 bombing Mostar. (S//NF) Intelligence Assessment: senior member the GIA Bosnia, detainee
can provide information extremists Bosnia and possibly the Arabian Gulf region.
Detainee has information the GIA and NGO links the SHCR, AIO, al-Furqan, MDI,
and other organizations Bosnia, and possibly similar groups other parts Europe.
Detainee likely has information perpetrated and planned attacks against Government
personnel and facilities Bosnia, and information other extremist groups operating
that region. (S//NF) Areas Potential Exploitation:
Terrorist attacks within Bosnia:
Planned attack against the Embassy Sarajevo
Individual attacks targeting personnel
1997 Mostar bombing
Future attack plans including those the involving chemicals
GZ-10016 and facilitators and financiers within al-Qaida European network
Bosnian-based terrorist organizations and affiliated NGOs including:
GIA
SHCR
MDI and its militant wing, Lashkar-e-Tayyiba (LT)
Extremist leadership and meetings Iran
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