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Bin Laden and associates discuss Sudan businesses


Primary OrganizationAl-Qaeda
SubjectProfitability of al-Qaeda's businesses
LocationGuesthouse, Sudan
Time 19921
ParticipantsOsama bin Laden (Leader) , Abu Rida al Suri, Jamal Ahmed al-Fadl
Narrative and Notes (Reliable)According to al-Fadl, bin Laden disregarded concerns of the profitability of al-Qaeda's business interests in Sudan, saying the group had more important purposes.1

Sources and Notes

1Jamal Ahmed al-Fadl testimony, United States vs. Osama bin Laden et al, trial transcript, Day 3, Feb. 7, 2001.

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