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WASHINGTON (AP) ~ The Justice Department had detained fewer than 50 people as material witnesses without charging them in the war in terror as of January and had gained 47 court-ordered delays in notifying people of search warrants, according to documents released Tuesday. In addition, "fewer than 10" FBI offices have conducted investigations involving visits to Islamic mosques, the Justice Department said. The department also said the FBI does not keep files on information collected at public places or events unless it relates directly to a criminal or terrorist probe. The new details are part of a 60-page agency response to the House Judiciary Committee's request for information about the prosecution of the war on terror and use of the USA Patriot Act since the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks. The documents did not include specifics about investigations into library patrons' computer use or book records. But Viet Dinh, head of the Justice Department's Office of Legal Policy, told the Judiciary constitution subcommittee Tuesday that about 50 libraries have been contacted with court permission as part of post-Sept. 11 national security investigations. "Libraries and bookstores should not be allowed to become safe havens for terrorists," Dinh said. Committee Chairman Jim Sensenbrenner, R-Wis., commended the "timing and thoroughness" of the answers, but the panel's top Democrat, Rep. John Conyers of Michigan, said the Justice Department could ' 'have been more forthcoming in terms of the manner in which and how freely the new powers have been used." The American Civil Liberties Union, which has jousted repeatedly with the Justice Department over the new powers, said the responses still do not provide enough details about the library investigations, whether the FBI is scrutinizing mosque membership lists and other civil liberties issues. "These are basic, fundamental questions that can and should be answered in an open, democratic society like ours," said Timothy Edgar, ACLU legislative counsel. The number of material witnesses detained around the country without charges has been a closely guarded secret, with officials repeatedly insisting that the law prevented the names and circumstances from being made public. But in the documents released Tuesday, Justice officials said that as of January, the number of people detained as material witnesses was fewer than 50, with 90 percent of those detained for 90 days or less
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Attached is the list of the global salafi terrorists who came to the US and Canada. It is not complete^, but is a good start. Included are two names of people who failed to get a visa. By the way, no one else from teh 9-11 Commission has contacted me. I still eagerly awaiting for theiir call or e-mail. Thanks. i Marc i PS: Call with any question. When I'll have more time, I'll sent you a more complete list. i
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List of Terrorists, who came to the U.S. or Canada • Ayman al Zawahiri (Abdel Muiz, Dr. Nur, he's got many aliases, they're on the FBI web site): he's Osama bin Laden's #2 guy. He came to California in 1995 under some alias, invited by Ali Mustafa & Khalid al Dahab • Sheikh Omar Abdel Rahman, came to the U.S. in early 90's and implicated in WTC bombing of '93 • Mahmud Abouhamima, came to US in fall of '85 and was involved in WTC bombing of '93 • Ali Abdel Suud Mohammed Mustafa (Ali Mohammed), came to US in '85 despite being put on a watch list by CIA. He joined US military and traveled under the name of Ali Mohammed. Became a U.S. citizen. Was involved in '98 Embassy bombings. • Khalid Sheikh Mohammed (many aliases). Studied in the U.S. in the mid 1980's and was the mastermind of the 9/11 plot. I don't know whether he came to U.S. in the 90's under an alias. • Wadih el Hage (Abu Abdullah al Lubnani) came to U.S. in early '80's and studied in Louisiana. Became a U.S. citizen. Was involved in '98 Embassy bombing • Khalid al Sayyid Ali abu al Dahab (Sheikh Adam): friend of Ali Mustafa. Came to California from Egypt in 1986. Lived
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in Santa Clara, Calif where he married three times and became a US citizen. Convicted in Egypt in 98 of trying to break in Cairo prison using gliders and freeing Egyptian Islamic Jihad members. Hosted al Zawahiri in California in 95. • Ahmed Said Khadr (al Kanadi). Came to Canada in 75 and became a Canadian citizen. One of the earliest members of al Qaida. Involved in Egyptian Embassy bombing in Islamabad in 1995. Has two sons, who joined the jihad and are in Guantanamo Bay. • Abdul Basit Mohammed Abdul Karim (Ramzi Yousef). Came to the U.S. in 9/92 and was involved in '93 WTC bombing • Ahmad Mohammad Ajaj. Came to the U.S. in 9/92 with Ramzi Yousef above and was stopped at JFK. • Abdul Hakim Murad. Came to the U.S. in late 1980's for flight school. A friend of Ramzi Yousef. He was arrested in the Philippines in 1995 for his involvement in the Bojinka Plot • Fateh Kamel. Came to Montreal in 87 and became a Canadian Citizen. Was the main contact for al Qaida in the Western World in the early 90's. Was involved with Ressam (Millennial Plot) and in Jordanian Millennial Plot. He was arrested in Jordan and extradited to France. • Karim Said Atmani. Came to Canada in 12/95 as a stowaway in Halifax. Became part of the Montreal network. He went back and forth and was arrested in Niagara Falls on weapons charges and credit card fraud in 10/98 • Abdellah Ouzghar. Came to Canada in 1990 and became a Canadian Citizen. Was part of the Montreal al Qaida network. Arrested in Canada in 10/01 • Mohammadou Quid Slahi. Came to Canada in the fall 1999 and stayed in Montreal, where he was part of the al Qaida cell. He left after Ressam was arrested. He convinced al Jarrah & al Shehhi to train in Afghanistan rather than go to Chechnya and they eventually became 9/11 pilots. He's in Guantanamo Bay now • Raed Hijazi (Abu Ahmed al Amriki) He was born in California and is a US citizen of Jordanian parents. He became a Salafi in Cal State at Sacramento in the late 1980's. He went back and forth between the U.S. and the Middle East. He was arrested in Jordan for the Millennial Plot and sentenced to death • Ahmed Ressam (Benni Noris): The Millennial bomber. Came to Montreal in 2/94 and became part of the Montreal network. He trained in Afghanistan and returned in 2/99 via Los Angeles back to Montreal. Was arrested in Port Angeles in 12/99 • Mohammad bin Nasser Belfas: He was part of the Hamburg 9/11 network. Originally Indonesian, he became a German citizen in 11/00 and came to the U.S. (Virginia) where he illegally obtained a Driver's License • Mohammed al Amir Awad el Sayed Atta: No need to introduce him. In Germany, he went by the name Mohammed al Amir rather than Mohammed Atta. Reported his passport lost and got a new one in early 2000 right after returning from Afghanistan. He got his new passport and visa in Germany. Had multiple entry visa and went back and forth between the US and Europe • Ramzi Muhammad Abdullah bin al Shibh: was part of the Hamburg network. Tried to get a visa to the U.S. three times from Germany (in 2000) and once from Sanaa in Yemen (again 2000) but failed. • Ziad Samir Jarrah: was part of the Hamburg network. Reported his passport lost, got a new one and a visa for the US after his training in Afghanistan in early 2000. Again, multiple entries as he went back and forth. • Marwan al Shehhi: part of the Hamburg network. Reported his passport lost and got a visa from Germany.
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• Zakarya Essabar: part of the Hamburg network. Was born in Morocco. Reported his passport lost but could not get a visa to the U.S. from Germany and gave up • Hani Hanjour: 9/11 pilot from Saudi Arabia. First came to the U.S. in '91. Came here a few times in the 1990's. • Nawaf al Hazmi: 9/11 kamikaze from Saudi Arabia. Traveled back and forth and was at the Kuala Lumpur meeting planning 9/11 in 1/00. Lived in California • Khalid al Midhar (Mihdhar): 9/11 kamikaze from Saudi Arabia. Traveled back and forth and was the Kuala Lumpur meeting with Nawaf al Hazmi. Flew back together to LA on 1/15/00 • Salem al Hazmi: 9/11 kamikaze from Saudi Arabia. Nawafs brother. • Wail al Shehri: 9/11 kamikaze from Saudi Arabia. Waleed's brother. • Waleed al Shehri: 9/11 kamikaze from Saudi Arabia. Wail's brother. • Saeed al Ghamdi: 9/11 kamikaze from Saudi Arabia • Ahmed al Nami: 9/11 kamikaze from Saudi Arabia • Majed Mishan al Harbi (Majed, Moqed): 9/11 kamikaze from Saudi Arabia • Satam al Suqami: 9/11 kamikaze from UAE • Hamza al Ghamdi: 9/11 kamikaze from Saudi Arabia • Ahmed Ibrahim al Ghamdi: 9/11 kamikaze from Saudi Arabia • Ahmed al Haznawi (al Ghamdi): 9/11 kamikaze from Saudi Arabia • Abdul Aziz al Omari: 9/11 kamikaze from Saudi Arabia • Fayez Ahmed al Shehri: 9/11 kamikaze from Saudi Arabia • Muhannad al Shehri (Mohand al Shehri): 9/11 kamikaze from Saudi Arabia • Habib Zacarias Moussaoui: French Moroccan. Arrested before 9/11 & linked to bin al Shibh • Richard Colvin Reid: the shoe bomber, arrested on 12/22/01 • Zuher Hilal Mohammed al Tbaiti: Saudi who lived in New York for six months in 1999. He was part of the Moroccan al Qaida network which tried to blow up US Navy ships in the straits of Gibraltar. Arrested in Morocco • Jose Padilla: US citizen from Puerto Rico. Dirty Bomber, arrested in Chicago • Adnan Gulshair Mohammed el Shukri-Jumah (Jafar al Tayer): Saudi, who came to Florida to live with his father in 1995. Friend of Padilla. Trained as a pilot and is the subject of an intensive manhunt • Nizar ben Muhammad Nasr Nawar: Tunisian suicide bomber in Djerba, Tunisia. He spent time in Montreal in 2000 and 2001
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• Yazid Sufaat: Malaysian, who was the host of the Kuala Lumpur planning meeting for 9/11. He studied in the U.S. in the 1980's (Cal State at Sacramento) • Kamal Derwish: Born in Buffalo, NY of Saudi parent. Spent his youth in Saudi and Yemen and returned to Buffalo in the 1990's where he recruited the six fellows from Lackawanna. He was killed in 11/3/02 in Yemen from a Predator strike while riding in al Qaida car. • Mohammad Mansur Jabarah: Kuwaiti, who immigrated to St Catherines, Canada in 1994. Became involved in Khaled Sheikh Mohammed and the Singapore Plot • Abdul Rahma Mansur Jabarah: Kuwaiti, who immigrated to St Catherines, Canada in 1994. Mohammad's (above) older brother. One of the leaders of the Riyadh bombings last month • Abdallah Khadr: son of Ahmad Khadr and born in Canada. Has traveled back and forth between Canada and Afghanistan/Pakistan. At large • Abdel Rahman Khadr: son of Ahmad Khadr and brother of Abdallah. Although he was born in Bahrain, I believe he's a Canadian Citizen. Traveled back and forth between Canada and Afghanistan/Pakistan. Captured and at Quantanamo Bay at present • Omar Khadr: son of Ahmad Khadr, and brother of Abdallah and Abdel Rahma. He was born in Canada. Traveled back and forth between Canada and Afghanistan/Pakistan. Captured and youngest prisoner at Quantanamo Bay (born on 9/19/86) • Abdel-llah Elmardoudi: just convicted in Detroit. From his history seems that he might have been the only one who probably was al Qaida of the four.
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3) In Moroccan Slum, Zealotry Took Root; Bombers Linked to Al Qaeda Worked Under Radar of Authorities By Peter Finn Washington Post CASABLANCA, Morocco - By 4:30 p.m. on May 16, five hours before they were scheduled to die in synchronized bombings, the 14 men had assembled in a cinderblock shack with a corrugated tin roof held down by rocks. Most of the volunteers, between the ages of 21 and 32, already knew each other, having grown up together in the surrounding garbage-strewn slum of lean-tos linked by dirt alleyways. At first they prayed, Moroccan government investigators said, exercising the fierce faith that most had only recently found. And then Mohamed Omari, 24, a parking lot attendant, laid out the plan in slow detail. Five teams, Omari said, would disperse to five targets in the city and detonate explosives carried in backpacks at exactly 9:30 p.m. Each man was handed a new Casio watch to ensure simultaneous blasts. The men who gathered in the slum known as Carriere Thomas that afternoon knew that this was to be the day of their deaths. But none, until then, had known the dimensions of the attack, according to senior Moroccan officials who have interrogated two survivors from the group, including Omari, as well as other accomplices. As dusk fell, they prayed again. Then, between 8 and 8:30 p.m., the teams left one by one to make the trip downtown in the little red taxis found almost everywhere in this port city. They headed for a lively Spanish k restaurant, a Jewish-owned Italian restaurant, a Jewish social club and the Jewish cemetery. Omari's group, destined for the Farah Hotel, was the last to leave. The targets, Moroccan officials said, were either connected to Jews or were so-called places of "debauchery." Then the bombs went off, one after the other. The attackers killed 32 people at the five locations. Eleven bombers also died. Three of the conspirators, including Omari, apparently changed their minds at the last minute. The Casablanca attacks, Moroccan officials said, were the work of Osama bin Laden's al Qaeda network, months in the making and ordered by Abu Musab Zarqawi. a Jordanian who obtained between $50,000 and $70,000 from the organization's leadership to Tinance tne strikes! Zarqawi is the headgf al Tawhid, a group that intelligence analysts previously thought was only allied with al QaeaarDul wliiiffmcreasingly appears to them to be indistinguishable from bin Laden's organization. U.S. intelligence officials say that Zarqawi was taking refuge in Iraq before the recent war there, but is now probably in Iran. "Zarqawi gave the order to make attacks and found the finances," said a senior Moroccan official. "He is the one who set up the whole thing." The nearly simultaneous detonation of the bombs immediately pointed to al Qaeda, for which coordinated strikes are a signature tactic. And the bombmaking recipe, except for a simple detonation device that the men used, was one that followed al Qaeda manuals found in Afghanistan after the fall of the Taliban, according to Moroccan officials. Investigators here believe a bombmaker was sent to Morocco by al Qaeda to instruct the recruits. v The Casablanca plot illustrated al Qaeda's lethal adaptability in the face of intense security measures directed against it around the world.
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April 1, 2003 The Honorable John D. Ashcroft Attorney General of the United States U.S. Department of Justice 950 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W. Washington, DC 20530 Dear Attorney General Ashcroft: As the Chairman and Ranking Member of the House Committee on the Judiciary, it is our responsibility to conduct oversight of the Department of Justice's efforts to combat terrorism, which includes implementation of the USA PATRIOT Act ("Act") signed into law by President Bush on October 26, 2001. In response to our letter of June 13, 2002, you provided us with information regarding the use of these new tools, which helped us to understand the complexity and extensive scope of the effort to implement the law. The Department of Justice has also been faced with significant new challenges to which it has responded using existing authorities as well as those contained in the Act. This letter seeks information regarding the use of preexisting authorities and the new authorities conferred by the Act. Unless otherwise indicated, please provide your responses to the Committee current through March 31, 2003. In addition, if any answer requires the disclosure of classified material, please provide those answers under separate cover to the Committee or to the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence ("HPSCI") in accordance with appropriate security procedures. We will review those responses under appropriate procedures that HPSCI and this Committee establish pursuant to the rules of the House. To the extent that a question relates to the authority or operations of the Immigration and Naturalization Service, all of which have been transferred to the Department of Homeland Security ("DHS"), you may either answer the question or refer the questions to the appropriate official at DHS. If you refer the question to DHS, please notify us of the identity of the official to whom the question has been referred. Please respond to the following questions: USA PATRIOT Act 1. Section 215 of the Act amended 50 U.S.C. § 1861 to allow the FBI Director or his designee (who must hold the rank of Assistant Special Agent in Charge or higher) to apply for an order from the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court for "the production of tangible things (including books, records, papers, documents, and other items) for an investigation to protect against international terrorism or clandestine intelligence activities . ..." Such an investigation may only be conducted under guidelines approved by the Attorney General under Executive Order 12333 (or a successor order). 50 U.S.C. § 1861(a)(2)(A). A. What guidelines has the Attorney General approved under Executive Order 12333 or a
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