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Riyadh the Facilitator

Al-Qaeda Terrorist Operations Facilitator

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ImportanceHigh
Capturing AuthorityPakistan1
Date of CaptureJanuary 20021
Location of CaptureKarachi, Pakistan1
AffiliationAl-Qaeda
RoleTerrorist Operations Facilitator
NationalityYemeni2
Alias(es)Abdul Rahim-Riyadh, Abdul Rahim al-Sharqawi, Sharqawi Abdu Ali al-Hajj
Alias(es)Abu Haytham1, Riyadh Shikawi2
GenderMale
 
 
Narrative and Notes
 
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  • Human Rights watch has identified him as possibly one of the CIA's "ghost prisoners" held at undisclosed locations somewhere in the world.
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    Sources
    1 Kaplan, David. "Playing Offense." U.S. News and World Report: June 2, 2003.
    2 FBI Feb. 11, 2002, terrorism alert.
     
     
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