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Ahmad Hikmat Shakir

9-11 plotters Associate

Details
ImportanceVery Low
Affiliation9-11 plotters1
RoleAssociate1
NationalityIraqi1
Date of Birth1965
GenderMale
 
 
Narrative and Notes
 
Reliable
  • He met 9-11 hijacker Khalid al-Mihdhar at the airport in Kuala Lumpur on Jan. 5, 2000.1
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    Invalidated
  • Shakir was reported to possibly be a lieutenant colonel in the Iraqi Fedayeen militia. These reports were incorrect; another man with a similar name served in the Fedayeen.
  • Nevertheless, Shakir is the source of much speculation by those wishing to connect the Saddam Hussein's Iraq to 9-11.1
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    Sources
    1 The 9-11 Commission Final Report, July 22, 2004, Footnotes.
     
     
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