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Abu Bara al-Yemeni

Al-Qaeda Operative

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ImportanceMedium
AffiliationAl-Qaeda
RoleOperative
Affiliation9-11 plotters
NationalityYemeni
Alias(es)Abu Bara al Ta'izi1, Abu al Bara al Ta'izi1, Abu Bara al-Taizi1, Abu Bara al Taizi1, Suhail Shurabi1, Barakat1
Alternate Spelling(s)Abu Bara al Yemeni
GenderMale
 
 
Narrative and Notes
 
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  • Initially selected by Osama bin Laden to take part in 9-11. He was reassigned to a second part of the plan, never executed, to detonate multiple transpacific airliners at once, because of difficulties in getting Yemenis into the United States.1
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    Sources
    1 The 9-11 Commission Final Report. July 22, 2004. Chapter 5.2.
     
     
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