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Al-Nashiri captured

Counterterrorism Detention

Event Details
Primary OrganizationAl-Qaeda
Location of CaptureUnited Arab Emirates1
Time of Capture Early November 20021
CapturedAbd al-Rahim al-Nashiri
 
 
Narrative and Notes
ReliableFew details have been made public about his capture. He entered the CIA's secret prison system until his transfer to Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, in 2006.
 
 
Sources
1The Sept. 11 commission report, July 22, 2004.
 
 
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