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|Posted: Thu Apr 09, 2009 3:38 pm Post subject: Top Terrorist Bomb Maker Hiding in Syria
|Top Terrorist Bomb Maker Hiding in Syria
The New York Times has printed an Associated Press report concerning top terrorist bomb maker Abu Ibrahim:
As Pan Am Flight 830 descended toward Honolulu and passengers finished their breakfast, a blinding burst of light washed over them. And then, "BOOM".
The 747 shuddered violently. Confusion erupted as the airliner nose-dived. Screams and thick smoke filled the cabin. Oxygen masks dropped.
In the rear of the plane, 16-year-old Toru Ozawa lay on his back in the aisle. His lower abdomen had been ripped open, his intestines seeping out. The explosion had also sheered off one of his legs. He called out for his mother and father; they watched in horror as he died.
The Aug. 11, 1982, explosion was no accident. Ozawa was murdered -- killed by a sophisticated bomb, one of many that spread like a virus around the world in the 1980s, killing and injuring scores in more than two dozen terrorist attacks.
The man behind them: Abu Ibrahim, who controlled a web of dangerous operatives while living in Baghdad under the protection of Saddam Hussein.
Long forgotten and even presumed dead by some, Ibrahim is very much alive, according to an Associated Press investigation.
Since the 2003 invasion of Iraq, Ibrahim had managed to elude coalition forces... before he recently crossed into Syria, federal law enforcement and former CIA officials believe...
"He was the most capable and the most dangerous bomb maker in the world barring none during my time as a CIA officer," said Bob Baer, a former top CIA agent who worked clandestinely in the Middle East.
His infamous career stretches back decades. He has been linked to several terrorist organizations, including Black September and the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine...
At his little workshop, he developed a blend of plastic explosives that he lined in suitcases or bags that used a delayed-timing device called an "e-cell"... This became his signature as a bomb maker.
With the assistance of Iraqi intelligence, Ibrahim carried out many attacks. He struck in London, Rome, Athens. In West Berlin, an infant was killed and 24 wounded after one of his bombs detonated at an Israeli-
His most well-known plans, however, involved trying to sabotage Pan Am and El Al airlines.
Denny Kline, a retired FBI explosives expert.... said the FBI was able to connect at least 21 devices to Ibrahim. Others continued to circulate in the hands of terrorists; they would be traced to two airline bombings in 1986 and 1989 that killed 174 people, including the wife of an American ambassador to Chad...
The CIA had well-sourced reporting in 1990 that Ibrahim continued to live in the Al-Mansour district of Baghdad with the knowledge and support of the Iraqi Intelligence Service. He lived a few blocks away from the headquarters of the intelligence service.
But any plan to grab Ibrahim in Baghdad was simply too risky. He had too many friends in the regime watching over him.
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