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Hassan Ghul

Al-Qaeda Terrorist Operations Facilitator

Detained

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ImportanceHigh
Date of CaptureJanuary 20042
Location of CaptureIraq
AffiliationAl-Qaeda1
RoleTerrorist Operations Facilitator1
SupervisorKhalid Shaikh Mohammed2
NationalityPakistani1
Alternate Spelling(s)Hasan Ghul
GenderMale
 
 
Narrative and Notes
 
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  • Hassan Ghul was sent to Iraq after the U.S. invasion to scout its suitability for al-Qaeda operations.
  • Pakistan-based facilitator in 2000 who moved volunteers to training camps in Afghanistan. He is associated with at least one candidate for the 9-11 hijackings.1
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    Sources
    1 The 9-11 Commission Final Report, July 22, 2004, Footnotes.
    2 President George W. Bush, in remarks in Little Rock, Ark., Jan. 24, 2004.
     
     
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