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Qari Yousef Ahmadi

Taliban Spokesman

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ImportanceLow
LocationAfghanistan
AffiliationTaliban
RoleSpokesman
GenderMale
 
 
Narrative and Notes
 
Questionable
  • Claimed responsibility on behalf of the Taliban for the Feb. 27 bombing at the front of an air base in Bagram, Afghanistan, while U.S. Vice President Dick Cheney was visiting.
  • Ahmadi further claimed the Taliban knew Cheney was visiting and that he was the target.1
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    Sources
    1 Wafa, Abdul Waheed. "Cheney Unhurt After Bombing in Afghanistan." The New York Times: Feb. 27, 2007.
     
     
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