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Nashiri enlists Badawi in Cole plot

Part of USS Cole bombing

Event Details
Primary OrganizationAl-Qaeda
Means of CommunicationLetter
Communicant 1 LocationAfghanistan
Communicant 2 LocationYemen1
Transmitted Spring 19991
ConnectedTawfiq bin Attash (Communicant 1) 1, Jamal al Badawi (Communicant 2) 1, Abd al-Rahim al-Nashiri1
Narrative and Notes
ReliableNashiri presented Badawi a letter from Tawfiq bin Attash enlisting him in the Cole operation.1
1United States vs. Jamal al Badawi and Fahd al Quso, indictment, May 15, 2003.
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