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NOFORN 20330415
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 US9KU-000552DP (S)
JTF-GTMO Detainee Assessment (S) Personal Information:
JDIMS/NDRC Reference Name: Faez Mohammed Ahmed
al-Kandari
Current/True Name and Aliases: Fayiz Muhammad Ahmad
Jamal Muhammad al-Kandari, Abu Khalid, Khalid alKuwaiti, Shaykh Fayiz al-Kuwaiti, Umar Muhammad Amin
al-Kandari, Abu Hasan al-Arabi
Place Birth: Kuwait City, Kuwait (KU)
Date Birth: June 1977
Citizenship: Kuwait
Internment Serial Number (ISN): US9KU-000552DP (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 (CD) May 2007. (S//NF) Executive Summary: Detainee assessed committed member alQaida who served advisor and confidant Usama Bin Laden (UBL). Detainee has
numerous connections senior al-Qaida members and was influential religious figure for
al-Qaida fighters Afghanistan. Detainee also provided ideological training al-Qaida
trainees the al-Faruq Training Camp and the Islamic Institute Kandahar. Detainee was
CLASSIFIED BY: MULTIPLE SOURCES
REASON: E.O. 12958, AMENDED, SECTION 1.4(C)
DECLASSIFY ON: 20330415 NOFORN 20330415 NOFORN 20330415
JTF-GTMO-CDR
SUBJECT: Recommendation for Continued Detention Under DoD Control (CD) for
Guantanamo Detainee, ISN US9KU-000552DP (S) al-Qaida propagandist who produced and distributed multimedia recruitment material and
wrote newspaper articles paying tribute the September 2001 hijackers. Detainee
assessed have had advanced, though probably limited, knowledge the September
2001 attacks. Detainee has issued fatwas (religious edits) JTF-GTMO, promoting suicide
and deadly attacks against JTF-GTMO personnel, and assessed have participated
hostilities against and Coalition forces UBL Tora Bora Mountain complex. Detainee listed al-Qaida affiliated document, received basic and advanced training al-Qaida
associated training camps Afghanistan, and has history participating violent militant
Islamic activities. JTF-GTMO determined this detainee be: HIGH risk, likely pose threat the US, its interests, and allies MEDIUM 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 alias Abu Hasan al-Arabi (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 graduated from high school 1995. From 1996
1998, detainee was imam (prayer leader) the Sabah al-Salam Mosque Kuwait City. visited Pakistan (PK) and Afghanistan for the first time 1997 and 1998 distribute
money for charities. Detainee has traveled Bosnia, Croatia, Bahrain, and Saudi Arabia.
Prior his second trip Afghanistan 2001, detainee attended al-Imam Hared Bin Saud
University the United Arab Emirates (AE) where studied Sharia (Islamic law) and the
Koran. (S//NF) Recruitment and Travel: June 2001, detainee left Kuwait with 6,000
7,000 Kuwaiti dinars (approximately $19,800 $23,100 US), and traveled Saudi Arabia
AFGP-2002- 800321, TD-314/06467-03
000552 19-MAY-2002, 000552 302 06-MAY-2002
TD-314/06468-02
000552 302 06-MAY-2002
000552 302 06-MAY-2002 NOFORN 20330415 NOFORN 20330415
JTF-GTMO-CDR
SUBJECT: Recommendation for Continued Detention Under DoD Control (CD) for
Guantanamo Detainee, ISN US9KU-000552DP (S)
where purchased Islamic books. Detainee passed through Bahrain see his parents, then
continued Karachi, PK. From Karachi, took taxi Quetta, PK, and then continued
Kandahar, where stayed for two days. After resting continued Kabul, AF. (S//NF) Training and Activities: Kabul, detainee went the office the nongovernmental organization (NGO) al-Wafa and asked where could make charitable
donation 6,000 7,000 Kuwaiti dinars from his family. the al-Wafa office, met
Anas al-Kandari, relative who had received training the Libyan Camp Afghanistan.
The al-Wafa director, Abdallah Aydhah Abdallah al-Matrafi, ISN US9SA-000005DP (SA005, transferred) assisted detainee with his search for temporary residence, where detainee
stayed for about one week before departing Kabul. Detainee went needy village located
forty miles from Kabul around the beginning September 2001. stayed there for one
two months until the bombing campaign had begun. Detainee returned the al-Wafa
office Kabul but found closed. then departed Kabul and headed Jalalabad,
where met Saudi national Abu Ali al-Qasim. Detainee stayed al-Qasim home for two
days. and al-Qasim then fled village the Tora Bora Mountains Afghanistan
near Jalalabad. Detainee was given AK-47 assault rifle and instructions how use
it. (U) Capture Information: (S//NF) UBL appointed Ali Muhammad Abd al-Aziz al-Fakhri, ISN US9LY-000212DP
(LY-212) military commander Tora Bora. mid-December 2001, LY-212 arranged
for Afghan guides lead the fighters out Tora Bora into Pakistan escape.
Unidentified Afghans captured detainee while was heading down the Tora Bora
Mountains into Pakistan. Detainee was taken Jalalabad and imprisoned with other Arabs.
000552 302 23-MAY-2002
000552 302 06-MAY-2002, Analyst Note: Anas discussed further Reasons for Continued Detention. AlWafa National Intelligence Priorities Framework Counterterrorism (NIPF CT) Priority Terrorist Support
Entity (TSE). Priority TSE have demonstrated intent and willingness provide financial support terrorist
organizations willing attack U.S. persons interests, provide witting operational support Priority 1-2
terrorist groups.
IIR 034 0223 04, IIR 034 0224
000552 302 06-MAY-2002, IIR 034 0223 04, Analyst Note: The Coalition bombing campaign began
October 2001.
000552 302 06-MAY-2002, IIR 034 0223
IIR 034 0223 04, 000552 302 06-MAY-2002
000552 302 06-MAY-2002, TD-314/03374-02
TD-314/14605-04, Withdrawal from Tora Bora Analysis; Analyst Note: LY-212 probably Libyan External
Security Organization control Libya. NOFORN 20330415 NOFORN 20330415
JTF-GTMO-CDR
SUBJECT: Recommendation for Continued Detention Under DoD Control (CD) for
Guantanamo Detainee, ISN US9KU-000552DP (S)
Detainee was later transported Kabul, Bagram, and then Kandahar where was
transferred into custody. (S) Property Held: None (S) Transferred JTF-GTMO: May 2002 (S//NF) Reasons for Transfer JTF-GTMO: provide information the
following:
Religious indoctrination Muslim extremists the Imam Muhammad Bin Saud
Institute Dubai,
Individuals and activities associated with the al-Wafa office Kabul
Safe house Jalalabad
Known and suspected terrorists the Tora Bora region Afghanistan
Training camp Afghanistan known the Libyan Camp
Groups Arabs encamped and around small Afghan village the south side
the Tora Bora Mountains (S//NF) Evaluation Detainee Account: Detainee account only partially truthful.
Detainee has denied downplayed key associations senior al-Qaida personnel including
UBL, UBL spokesman, facilitators, and operatives linked attacks against citizens.
Detainee reported have traveled Afghanistan several occasions, but only
acknowledges the most recent visit. Detainee provides vague and deceptive information his
contacts and activities while other JTF-GTMO detainees report played major role the
indoctrination al-Qaida recruits and provided advisory services commanders the field. (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 assessed committed
member al-Qaida who served advisor UBL and will pose significant threat
transferred. Detainee has numerous connections senior al-Qaida members and listed al-Qaida affiliated document. Detainee also assessed have participated hostilities
against and Coalition forces UBL Tora Bora Mountain complex. Detainee was
influential religious figure for al-Qaida fighters, and has issued fatwas JTF-GTMO
000552 302 06-MAY-2002 NOFORN 20330415 NOFORN 20330415
JTF-GTMO-CDR
SUBJECT: Recommendation for Continued Detention Under DoD Control (CD) for
Guantanamo Detainee, ISN US9KU-000552DP (S)
promoting suicide and deadly attacks against JTF-GTMO personnel. Detainee was alQaida propagandist who produced and distributed multimedia recruitment material and wrote
newspaper articles paying tribute the September 2001 hijackers. Detainee assessed have had advance, though probably limited, knowledge the September 2001 attacks.
Detainee received basic and advanced training al-Qaida associated training camps
Afghanistan and stayed al-Qaida associated guesthouses. Detainee has history
participating violent militant Islamic activities.
(S//NF) Detainee assessed committed member al-Qaida who served advisor UBL. Detainee has numerous connections senior al-Qaida members and listed al-Qaida affiliated document.
(S//NF) Analyst Note: assessed detainee will rejoin extremist elements
transferred. Detainee will continue use his religious background seek
leadership position the Islamic extremist community. Detainee will continue
recruit and mislead youth follow path militant jihad which will place them
environments opposing and Coalition forces.
(S//NF) Detainee had direct access UBL, for whom detainee served
advisor. Detainee loyal UBL and continues view the his enemy.
(S) Yasin Muhammad Salih Mazeeb Basardah, ISN US9YM-000252DP
(YM-252) reported detainee was one UBL closest confidants, well
advisor and assistant. YM-252 claimed saw detainee conversing with UBL least three occasions, including one occasion the al-Nibras Guesthouse
when UBL arrived and detainee was the first person meet with him. YM-252
also described detainee representative UBL. YM-252 further described
detainee both religious and military leader within al-Qaida and the Taliban.
(S//NF) Abd al-Rahim Abd al-Razzaq Janko, ISN US9SY-000489DP (SY489) reported detainee claimed the same cave UBL Tora Bora when
the bombing campaign began.
(S//NF) Wafa Kabul office director, Adel Zamel Abd al-Mahsen al-Zamel,
ISN US9KU-000568DP (KU-568, transferred), reported information obtained
from detainee cousin, Abdullah Kamel Abdullah Kamel, ISN US9KU000228DP (KU-228, transferred), indicating detainee and al-Qaida member Fuad
Mahmud Hasan al-Rabia, ISN US9KU-000551DP (KU-551) had met together
with UBL. KU-568 stated detainee sometimes prayed mosque located
000252 FM40 05-JAN-2005 (Part one two), 000252 FM40 01-SEP-2004, IIR 034 1135
000252 FM40 23-SEP-2004, Analyst Note: The al-Nibras, aka (al-Ansar), aka (Hajji Habash) Guesthouse was
waypoint and support center for Arabs transitioning and from local training camps the Kandahar area,
particularly al-Faruq.
000252 FM40 14-SEP-2004
IIR 034 1532
000568 SIR 01-NOV-2004, IIR 034 0184 05, 000568 SIR 21-DEC-2004 NOFORN 20330415 NOFORN 20330415
JTF-GTMO-CDR
SUBJECT: Recommendation for Continued Detention Under DoD Control (CD) for
Guantanamo Detainee, ISN US9KU-000552DP (S)
inside one UBL houses Kandahar, noting individual would have associate UBL know associate UBL order get past security
use the mosque.
(C//REL USA, GCTF) According KU-568, detainee met Abu Yusuf alQannas, aka (Adil Yusuf Ibrahim Haymid), aka (the Sniper), Tora Bora.
Detainee informed KU-568 asked al-Qannas inform UBL that detainee and
KU-228 were loyal UBL and willing travel with him. (Analyst Note: Abu
Yusuf al-Qannas was al-Qaida instructor who conducted sniper training
Bosnia and Afghanistan.
(S//NF) Detainee told KU-568 falsely claim harsh treatment JTF-GTMO
when the Government transferred KU-568 Kuwait. KU-568 reported
detainee feels these lies are justified because war.
(S//NF) Detainee has numerous associations with other senior al-Qaida members.
(S) Detainee had close relationship with UBL spokesman Sulayman Abu
Ghayth. YM-252 confirmed detainee association with Abu Ghayth Tora
Bora. (Analyst Note: Ghayth also from Kuwait. was probably detainee
association with Ghayth, along with detainee religious training, that allowed
detainee enter UBL inner circle.)
(S) Detainee stayed guesthouse with al-Qaida operational planner and
USS COLE bombing mastermind Abd al-Rahim Hussayn Muhammad al-Nashiri,
aka (Mullah Bilal), ISN US9SA-010015DP (SA-10015) 2000 and traveled with
him from Pakistan Afghanistan where they attended training together. SA10015 reported detainee looked like someone saw Kandahar guesthouse with UBL.
(S//NF) Senior al-Qaida operative Walid Muhammad Salih Bin Attash, aka
(Khallad), aka (Silver), ISN US9YM-010014DP (YM-10014) reported met
detainee guesthouse Kabul. the time, detainee accompanied KU-568
and another unnamed Kuwaiti.
(S//NF) Detainee reported knew senior al-Qaida facilitator Zayn al-Abidin
Muhammad Husayn, aka (Abu Zubaydah), ISN US9GZ-010016DP (GZ-10016).
000568 SIR 13-MAY-2005
IIR 034 0191 06, Analyst Note: See Abu Yusuf al-Qannas Letter and IIR 739 3065 for information
UBL reply detainee.
IIR 034 0292
000568 SIR 29-OCT-2005
IIR 034 0018 06, IIR 034 0224 04, IIR 034 0191
IIR 034 0532
TD-314/06467-03
TD-314/22893-05
TD-314/22848-05
IIR 034 0348 NOFORN 20330415 NOFORN 20330415
JTF-GTMO-CDR
SUBJECT: Recommendation for Continued Detention Under DoD Control (CD) for
Guantanamo Detainee, ISN US9KU-000552DP (S)
GZ-10016 and SY-489 both corroborated detainee statement. GZ-10016 made
housing and travel arrangements for detainee.
(S//NF) Detainee reported knew Ali Muhammad Abdul Aziz al-Fakhri,
aka (Ibn al-Shaykh al-Libi), ISN US9LY-000212DP (LY-212) from Tora Bora.
LY-212 recognized detainee photo and reported saw detainee Kandahar
several times 2000 and met him once Sulayman Abu Ghayth house.
(S//NF) According reporting the Kuwaiti Security Service, Abu Yusuf
al-Qannus was close personal associate with detainee and Sulayman Ghayth. Haymid was known travel Afghanistan provide sniper and
marksmanship training UBL sons and their bodyguards.
(S//NF) Detainee cousin, Anas al-Kandari, was nicknamed the Emir
(leader) the al-Qaida Organization Kuwait 2002, and was considered
among the best the al-Qaida cadre. Anas al-Kandari was the leader six
man al-Qaida cell that conducted attack Marines Faylaka Island, October 2002. Detainee connected additional perpetrators the
Faylaka Island attack including Jasim al-Hajiri, Sulayman Jamal Ahmad
Muhammad Husayn al-Kandari, Adnan Asad Abdallah Mahmud Jamal alKandari, and Ahmad Muhammad Ahmad Jamal Muhammad Husayn alKandari.
(C//REL USA, AUS, CAN, GBR) KU-568 stated detainee and his
relatives are all capable carrying out operations against US, Western,
Kuwaiti interests.
(S//NF) KU-568 reported detainee admitted him that detainee lied his
interrogator about knowing Muhammad al-Jabarah, because detainee admitted
knowing al-Jabarah would also have admit knowing Khalid Shaykh
Muhammad, aka (KSM), aka (Mukhtar), ISN US9KU-010024DP (KU-10024).
(Analyst Note: Muhammad al-Jabarah reported receiving training from KU10024 and plotted with Riduan Bin Isomuddin, aka (Hambali), ISN US9ID010019DP attack western embassies. Al-Jabarah custody New York.
TD-314/06467-03, TD-314/26732-05, TD-314/67410-04, IIR 034 1560
TD-314/06467-03
IIR 034 0348 04, Analyst Note: LY-212 was the commander the Khaldan training, and was appointed
UBL overall military commander for Tora Bora. LY-212 probably Libyan External Security Organization
control Libya.
TD-314/26732-05
TD-314-52300-02, Analyst Note: variant Abu Gaith Ghayth.
GMP20021024000138, TD-314/40987-02, GMP20021024000138
TD-314/40582-02
IIR 034 0076
000568 SIR EXT 13-OCT-2005
OSC EUP20070503371001 NOFORN 20330415 NOFORN 20330415
JTF-GTMO-CDR
SUBJECT: Recommendation for Continued Detention Under DoD Control (CD) for
Guantanamo Detainee, ISN US9KU-000552DP (S)
The association detainee KU-10024 based al-Jabarah association KU10024 requires further research.)
(S//NF) variant detainee name and alias, Fayiz Muhammad al-Kandiri, aka
(Khallad), was listed document found hard drive associated with KU010024, seized during raids March 2003 Pakistan. The document was
comprised list captured mujahideen, referred the document the
captured brothers.
(S//NF) Detainee assessed have participated hostilities against and
Coalition forces UBL Tora Bora Mountain complex.
(S//NF) addition the previously identified reporting, several JTF-GTMO
detainees, including YM-10014 and MR-760, reported detainee was Tora Bora.
(S//NF) YM-252 reported detainee manned fighting position Tora Bora with
al-Qaida general Yusuf al-Qannas. Tora Bora, detainee also served
advisor, and carried AK-47.
(S//NF) Detainee was influential shaykh amongst al-Qaida fighters, and has issued
fatwas JTF-GTMO.
(S//NF) GZ-10016 referred detainee scholar. YM-252 stated detainee
was known senior cleric who could interpret the meaning dreams and served consultant for UBL. YM-252 also reported detainee visited the al-Faruq camp
two three times month and provided religious instruction, and provided
instruction two three nights week the Islamic Institute Kandahar. Detainee
frequently gave speeches the recruits the al-Qaida training camps
Afghanistan, and the al-Qaida and Taliban fighters Afghanistan designed
encourage their pursuit jihad.
(S//NF) Analyst Note: Teaching the Islamic Institute and al-Faruq
indicates detainee was trusted associate and knowledgeable the al-Qaida
ideology. such, detainee was responsible for indoctrinating the recruits the
ideology. Abu Hafs al-Mauritani, aka (Mahfuz Ould Al-Walid Ababah), was
charge the Islamic Institute. Abu Hafs was UBL lieutenant, the legal affairs
adviser UBL Shura Council, and his chief confidant all religious
matters.
TD-314/13174-03
TD-314/13567-04, 000760 SIR 25-JUN-2004
000252 SIR 31-DEC-2004
000252 FM40 14-SEP-2004
TD-314/26732-05, TD-314/67410-04
000252 FM40 23-SEP-2004
IIR 034 0532 03, 000252 SIR 22-JAN-2003, 000252 30-JUN-2003, 000252 FM40 14-SEP-2004
D-4J2-2617-009-05, TD-314/48870-02, TD-314/06291-02, 000575 302 04-JUL-2002, 000575 SIR 07-JUN-2004,
IIR 034 0173 02, SECSTATE 112561 16-Jun-2005 NOFORN 20330415 NOFORN 20330415
JTF-GTMO-CDR
SUBJECT: Recommendation for Continued Detention Under DoD Control (CD) for
Guantanamo Detainee, ISN US9KU-000552DP (S)
(S//NF) Tariq Mahmoud Ahmed al-Sawah, ISN US9EG-000535DP (EG-535)
also reported detainee was religious instructor al-Faruq.
(S) Mohamedou Ould Salahi, ISN US9MR-000760DP (MR-760) reported
detainee well known among other JTF-GTMO detainees religious advisor.
Detainee held speeches al-Qaida training camps and the front lines. (Analyst
Note: MR-760 the cousin Abu Hafs al-Mauritani.)
(S) Detainee attended university the United Arab Emirates study Sharia
and the Koran. SY-489 reported that he, detainee, and Abd al-Aziz Sayer Uwain
al-Shammeri, ISN US9KU-000217DP (KU-217, transferred) attended the Jamia alAmam Muhammad Ibn Saud University the United Arab Emirates together and
their instructor, Sadiq al-Mana Mohammed, urged students Chechnya for
jihad.
(S) Several JTF-GTMO detainees reported detainee religious shaykh who
issued fatwas JTF-GTMO.
(S) MR-760 heard detainee issue undefined fatwa JTF-GTMO.
(S) Abd al-Malik Abd al-Wahab al-Rahbi, ISN US9YM-000037DP (YM037), former UBL bodyguard, reported heard fatwa was issued allowing
JTF-GTMO detainees kill themselves killed. Ali Abdul Motalib
Awayd Hassan al-Tayeea, ISN US9IZ-000111DP (IZ-111) reported detainee may one two scholars JTF-GTMO who issued the kill killed fatwa.
(Analyst Note: Detainee has denied was the one who issued fatwa because
requires him have shaykh status which claims does not possess.
However, other detainees have referred him Shaykh, and noted
provides religious lessons.)
(S//NF) YM-252 stated detainee the leader Camp and issued fatwa
the other detainees not cooperate and cause many problems possible.
YM-252 also stated when detainee was Camp detainee issued fatwa for
detainees sharpen the handles their toothbrushes and turn them into
weapons.
000535 MFR 08-JUL-2003
IIR 034 1004 04, IIR 034 0893
000552 302 06-MAY-2002, TD-314/06468-02
000489 SIR 20-DEC-2004, IIR 034 1310 03, IIR 034 1532
IIR 034 1004 04, IIR 034 0893
000037 MFR 07-APR-2003
000111 SIR 09-APR-2003
000242 FM40 11-JAN-2005, IIR 034 1004 04, Analyst Note: IIR 034 0224 04, detainee acknowledged
teaching Islam Afghanistan.
000252 SIR 02-FEB-2005 NOFORN 20330415 NOFORN 20330415
JTF-GTMO-CDR
SUBJECT: Recommendation for Continued Detention Under DoD Control (CD) for
Guantanamo Detainee, ISN US9KU-000552DP (S)
(S//NF) Detainee was al-Qaida propagandist who produced pamphlets, jihadist
recruitment video and audio tapes, and wrote newspaper articles paying tribute the
September 2001 hijackers.
(S) YM-252 reported detainee took the testimonies the September 2001
hijackers and wrote about them the international daily newspaper al-Sharq alAwsat. (Analyst Note: This indicates detainee had advance knowledge the
attacks, although the details available him may have been limited simply
awareness martyrdom mission.)
(S//NF) Abdelrahman Mobarak Meshakhas al-Bathali, ISN US9KU-157245DP,
(KU-157245) reported detainee recorded propaganda tape entitled, Jihad, Your
Way Heaven. Thousands copies the tape were distributed Kuwait.
(Analyst note: KU-157245 was captured after entering Iraq with the intent joining
the Abu Musab al-Zarqawi Network.)
(U//FOUO) YM-252 reported detainee videos encouraged recruits fight
Bosnia and Chechnya. When those places were longer accessible, the videos
directed fighters Afghanistan and Tunisia. Detainee distributed the videos
through websites. KU-551, who studied the and fluent English, assisted
with the videos. YM-252 stated detainee always had camera with him.
(Analyst Note: Detainee may have carried camera catch images fighters
could use his propaganda publications.)
(S//NF) KU-568 reported detainee produced series sixteen tapes and another
series six tapes motivate people jihad. According KU-568, detainee
claimed have been arrested the UAE for encouraging people jihad.61
(S//NF) GZ-10016 stated saw detainee the Islamic Institute Kandahar
where detainee responsibilities included making audio tapes 2001.
(S//NF) Detainee received basic and advanced training al-Qaida associated
training camps Afghanistan.
(S//NF) Detainee received training automatic rifles and machine guns, rocket
propelled grenades (RPG) and anti-aircraft guns the Khaldan Training Camp.
GZ-10016 reported detainee went the Khaldan Training Camp 1997. Al-Qaida
facilitator Hassan Ghul and GZ-10016 reported detainee was scholar who brought
many religious books with him Khaldan.
IIR 034 1135
IIR 067 2207 04, AMEMBASSY KUWAIT 29-AUG-2006
000252 FM40 23-SEP-2004
000252 SIR 31-DEC-2004
000568 SIR 29-OCT-2005
TD-314/26732-05
TD-314/06467-03
TD-314/26732-05 NOFORN 20330415 NOFORN 20330415
JTF-GTMO-CDR
SUBJECT: Recommendation for Continued Detention Under DoD Control (CD) for
Guantanamo Detainee, ISN US9KU-000552DP (S)
(S//NF) Detainee received weapons and explosives training the al-Faruq
Training Camp, include instruction manufacturing and setting explosives,
electrically detonating synchronized-timed bombs, producing Molotov cocktails, and
using grenades. Several individuals involved the terrorist attacks also trained the
same time al-Faruq, including SA-10015 and September hijackers Abu al-Abbas
al-Janubi; Ahmad Ibrahim al-Haznawi Azmi, aka (al-Jarrah); and Hamza al-Ghamidi,
aka (Julaybib).
(S//NF) Detainee received advanced sniper training, arranged UBL guards, the airport training camp Kandahar. Also taking part this training were
detainee cousin Anas al-Kandari, Sulayman Abu Ghayth, and some UBL
sons.
(S//NF) Detainee stayed various al-Qaida associated guesthouses.
(S//NF) addition the guesthouses already noted, detainee has the following
guesthouse associations:
(S//NF) Detainee stayed LY-212 guesthouse Islamabad for one month April 2000. GZ-10016 then took detainee, SA-10015, and Muhammad Abd alRahman Awn al-Shamrani, aka (al-Mughirah al-Ansari), ISN US9SA-000195DP Peshawar.
(S) YM-252 reported saw detainee the al-Nibras Guesthouse
Kandahar early 2001.
(S) Detainee stayed al-Qaida guesthouse Kabul located the former
Saudi Ambassador residence. KU-568 reported detainee and KU-228 were
this guesthouse September 2001.
(S//NF) Detainee has history participating violent militant Islamic activities.
(S//NF) Islam Muhammad Bakr Saqir reported detainee participated militant
activities Bosnia and was fellow student Islamic law. Detainee confirmed
was Bosnia. (Analyst Note: Jordanian authorities arrested Saqir January 2003
for his involvement creating militant groups)
(S) KU-568 reported detainee was Bosnia with Fouzi Khalid Abdullah al-Awda,
ISN US9KU-000232DP (KU-232); Omar Rajab Amin, ISN US9KU-000065DP (KU-
TD-314/06467-03
TD-314/43855-02
TD-314/06467-03
000252 FM40 23-SEP-2004
000568 SIR 05-AUG-2005, 000568 SIR 10-DEC-2004, Analyst Note: This guesthouse was managed Hamza
al-Ghamdi, al-Qaida operative who decided what training person received and where they went for training.
See IIR 034 0297 05, IIR 034 0184 05. This was identified the Guesthouse 10, aka (Ashara Guesthouse),
IIR 034 0394 02, and the Azzam Guesthouse 000252 FM40 21-Aug-2004.
000568 SIR 10-DEC-2004, IIR 034 0001
TD-314/06467-03
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JTF-GTMO-CDR
SUBJECT: Recommendation for Continued Detention Under DoD Control (CD) for
Guantanamo Detainee, ISN US9KU-000552DP (S)
065, transferred); and detainee good friend Abu Jandale al-Libi, assessed Omar
Amer Deghayes, aka (Abu Jandal), ISN US9LY-000727DP (LY-727, transferred).
(S//NF) YM-252 reported detainee and Shakir Abd al-Rahim Muhammad Aamer,
ISN US9SA-000239DP (SA-239), were good friends due their shared experience
fighting Bosnia. (S//NF) Detainee Conduct: Detainee assessed MEDIUM threat from detention
perspective. His overall behavior has been mostly compliant and rarely hostile the guard force
and staff. currently has Reports Disciplinary Infraction listed DIMS with the most
recent occurring March 2008, when failed follow guard instructions when told
stop banging his cell door. has one Report Disciplinary Infraction for assault occurring May 2003, when spat the guard force. Other incidents for which has been
disciplined include inciting and participating mass disturbances, failure follow guard
instructions/camp rules, inappropriate use bodily fluids, unauthorized communications,
damage government property, assaults, and possession food and non-weapon type
contraband. January 2004 detainee was possession pen wrapped toilet paper that
made stiff enough used possible weapon. 2007, had total nine Reports
Disciplinary Infraction and four far 2008. (U) Detainee Intelligence Value Assessment: (S) Assessment: Detainee assessed HIGH intelligence value. Detainee most
recent interrogation session occurred March 2008. (S//NF) Placement and Access: Detainee has associations with numerous members alQaida leadership, operational planners, and facilitators. influential religious scholar
and propagandist. has been Bosnia, the United Arab Emirates, Pakistan, and Afghanistan support al-Qaida and militant activities. Detainee trained least three training camps
Afghanistan. (S//NF) Intelligence Assessment: Detainee assessed have information significant
intelligence value and only partially exploited. can provide information al-Qaida
leadership, financing, NGOs, guesthouses, and logistical support. can provide information
about al-Qaida propaganda and recruiting efforts and production recruiting and fundraising
materials. Due detainee location Kandahar and al-Faruq, can probably provide
information numerous JTF-GTMO detainees and their al-Qaida affiliations. (S//NF) Areas Potential Exploitation:
IIR 034 0699 03, 000568 SIR 13-OCT-2005, 000568 SIR 20-OCT-2005, 000568 SIR 17-DEC-2004
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JTF-GTMO-CDR
SUBJECT:Recommendation Continued
for
Detention
UnderDoD Control(CD) for
(S)
Guantanamo
Detainee, US9KU-000552DP
ISN
Al-Qaida Afghanistan and Kuwait: Leadership Training Financing Logistics Members
JTF-GTMO detainees
including HVDs and their activities September
2001 hijackers
Jihadistpropagandaproduction
Terroristrecruitmentofjuveniles
Radicalizationfactors (s) Status: Detaineesenemycombatantstatuswas reassessed September
2004,
and remainsan enemy combatant.
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MARK BUZBY
RearAdmiral,US Navy
Commandins
Definitions for intelligence terms used the assessment found the Joint Military Intelligence College
can
October 2001 guide Intelligence l(arning Terminolog,t. //NOFORN 20330415