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In November 2002, the US said it had captured a senior al- Qaeda member, Abd al-Rahim al-Nashiri - believed to be leader of the network's operations in the Gulf.



Mr Nashiri, also known as Abu Asim al-Makki, is suspected of masterminding the October 2000 attack on the American warship USS Cole in the Yemeni port of Aden, in which 17 sailors died.



US authorities have also linked Mr Nashiri to the 1998 bombings of American embassies in Kenya and Tanzania.

Abd al-Rahim al-Nashiri:


In November 2002, the US said it had captured a senior al- Qaeda member, Abd al-Rahim al-Nashiri - believed to be leader of the network's operations in the Gulf.

Mr Nashiri, also known as Abu Asim al-Makki, is suspected of masterminding the October 2000 attack on the American warship USS Cole in the Yemeni port of Aden, in which 17 sailors died.

US authorities have also linked Mr Nashiri to the 1998 bombings of American embassies in Kenya and Tanzania.

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One former CIA official told The Daily Beast that Haspel “ran the interrogation program.” Haspel was also present for the torture of Abd al-Rahim al-Nashiri at a CIA black site in Thailand. According to the Senate Intelligence Committee torture report, al-Nashiri was “subjected to the waterboard at least three ...
The documents provide additional evidence as to how Haspel personally supervised the torture, including waterboarding, of CIA prisoner Abd al-Rahim al-Nashiri in 2002 at a CIA black site in Thailand, and drafted cables ordering the destruction of videotape evidence of another prisoner's waterboarding.

217 years ago this month, standing on the deck of his ship amid the Battle of Copenhagen, Horatio Nelson looked toward his commander's vessel, which was signaling him to break off his assault. Nelson held a spyglass up to his right eye, which he'd lost years earlier in battle. “I really do not see the signal,” ...
In 2002, Haspel oversaw a CIA prison in Thailand, where The New York Times reported that an al-Qaida suspect, Abd al-Rahim al-Nashiri, was waterboarded three times. In the memo, Morell, who was following up on an investigation by a special prosecutor, found fault with Haspel's former boss at the time, ...
“While the public record concerning Ms. Haspel is incomplete, there are multiple uncontested reports that she ran a CIA 'black site' prison, at which at least one detainee, Abd al-Rahim al-Nashiri, was repeatedly tortured, including by waterboarding,” the former military officers write. “In addition to her role in ...
The letter cited reports that Haspel ran a CIA "black site" in Thailand at which at least one detainee, Abd al-Rahim al-Nashiri, was repeatedly tortured by waterboarding and she oversaw the process. READ MORE: 'Acted Appropriately': CIA Memo Says Haspel Was Right to Destroy Torture Tapes. The letter ...

Haspel reportedly arrived in Thailand after Abu Zubaydah's interrogations and ran the site during the questioning of another Al Qaeda suspect, Abd al Rahim al Nashiri, a Saudi national thought to be involved in the 2000 bombing of the U.S. destroyer Cole. Nashiri was imprisoned in Thailand for about a ...
When Haspel was promoted to deputy director of the CIA last year, multiple press accounts stated that she had been the CIA's chief of base at the secret prison (or “black site”) in Thailand where Abu Zubaydah and Abd al Rahim al Nashiri were tortured. These reports were apparently incorrect as to Abu ...
A courtroom sketch of Abd al Rahim al Nashiri. (Janet Hamlin / Tribune News Service). Haspel reportedly arrived at the site after the brutal interrogations of Abu Zubaydah, an Al Qaeda suspect currently imprisoned at Guantanamo Bay. But Abd al Rahim al Nashiri, who officials said was involved in the 2000 ...
She oversaw the brutal torture of Abd al-Rahim al-Nashiri. It was Haspel who ordered the destruction of video tapes showing the Abu Zubaydah torture sessions, on orders from Jose Rodriguez, the CIA's notorious former Counterterrorism Center director. CIA director Mike Pompeo — nominated to be ...
But they indicate she arrived before another detainee, Abd al Rahim al-Nashiri, was waterboarded at least three times in November 2002. Details about the two detainees' treatment were disclosed in a 2014 Senate report. It said the prison was shut down in December 2002. Even if Haspel was at the prison ...
The microphones were found in August 2017 during an inspection of the room by defense lawyers for Abd al-Rahim al-Nashiri. That set off a chain of events that eventually led senior members of al-Nashiri's defense team to withdraw from the case, prompting the military judge last month to suspend legal ...
MIAMI — Microphones were found in a room where a Saudi prisoner met with his lawyers at the Guantanamo Bay detention center, U.S. officials said in recently filed court documents that shed light on an incident that has halted legal proceedings in a high-profile terrorism case. The microphones were ...
On that day, she carried out the destruction of videotapes CIA had made during interrogations of Al-Qaeda suspects Abu Zubaydah and Abd al-Rahim al-Nashiri in 2002 at a CIA black site prison in Thailand. Press reporting states some 90 tapes were made of Zubaydah and two of al-Nashiri, and that 12 of ...
The deaths came as the CIA was debating what to do with videotapes of the torture of Abu Zubaydah, which included 83 sessions of waterboarding, and as a second CIA captive, Abd al-Rahim al-Nashiri, was being subjected to similar treatment at the CIA's black site in Thailand. Mitchell and Jessen led ...
This obscene chapter in our history took place during the George W. Bush administration. For a time, Haspel was in charge of one of the CIA's secret overseas prisons — a “black site” located in Thailand. She is credibly reported to have been the boss there when a detainee named Abd al-Rahim al-Nashiri, ...
Another detainee, Abd al-Rahim al-Nashiri, an al-Qaeda suspect accused of involvement in the bombing of the USS Cole, was waterboarded three times. Lawmakers in the Senate Intelligence Committee raised concerns over Haspel's nomination for the post of CIA director over her role in the destruction of ...

The question of authority to release a lawyer is the essence of a current representation dispute in the death-penalty case against Abd al Rahim al Nashiri. The Saudi, a former CIA captive, is accused of orchestrating al-Qaida's suicide bombing of the USS Cole warship on Oct. 12, 2000. Seventeen American ...
2008: The Pentagon formally approves war crimes charges against Abd al-Rahim al-Nashiri, a Guantanamo detainee accused of masterminding the 2000 bombing of the USS Cole off Yemen. 2010: Police in Denmark and Sweden say they thwarted a terrorist attack possibly hours before it was to begin, ...
A war court judge capped three weeks of hearings trying to resolve a stalemate over a resigned civilian defense team Friday by asking the alleged mastermind of the USS Cole bombing whether he wanted his long-serving capital defense counsel to return to court. “I believe he chose to leave this case, and ...
A military judge ruled he was in contempt of court for dismissing three defense lawyers without court permission in the case of Abd al-Rahim al-Nashiri, who allegedly planned the 2000 bombing of the USS Cole. Al-Nashiri has asked the court in Washington to halt his prosecution in a military commission ...
A Defense Department attorney for Saudi national Abd Al-Rahim Al-Nashiri, who is charged with masterminding the deadly attack on the U.S.S. Cole in Yemen in 2000, filed motions Wednesday morning asking U.S. District Court Judge Royce Lamberth to put an immediate stop to the military commission ...
Gen. John Baker, excused the civilian members of the trial defense team in the military commission of United States v. Al-Nashiri. This specific Guantanamo case relates to the bombing of the USS Cole in 2000. Among the attorneys who were excused was Abd al-Rahim al-Nashiri's capital learned-counsel, ...
Marring the triumph, the punishment was handed down as a new hurdle emerged in a case against another Saudi detainee, Abd al-Rahim al-Nashiri, who is fighting charges that he orchestrated the bombing of the American destroyer Cole in 2000. Mr. Nashiri was arraigned on capital charges six years ...
Newly declassified documents show that the waterboarding and other torture techniques used against Abd al-Rahim al-Nashiri, a Saudi man suspected of involvement in Al Qaeda's bombing of the American destroyer U.S.S. Cole in 2000, had long-term consequences. The documents are part of a petition ...
THE accused, Abd al-Rahim al-Nashiri, a diminutive, clean-shaven Saudi aged 52, looks innocuous as he shuffles into court between two burly guards, a blue-gloved hand on each of his shoulders. A young paralegal in his defence team embraces him. If found guilty by a jury of handpicked uniformed ...
The defendant, Abd al-Rahim al-Nashiri, was present for the first time in multiple hearings. The commission began with the presiding judge, Col. Vance Spath, questioning acting chief defense counsel Col. Wayne Aaron on what progress the “defense community” had made in securing additional learned ...
... sailors aboard the USS Cole , the death penalty trials of the Guantanamo detainees accused of planning the attacks have not even begun. That was supposed to change in 2018, the planned start date for the military commission trial of the alleged USS Cole bombing mastermind, Abd al Rahim al Nashiri.
Stephen Gill of Marshfield, Massachusetts, is one of several civilian lawyers who recently have been caught in an ethical conflict battle stemming from the prosecution of Abd al-Rahim Al-Nashiri, the alleged mastermind of the October 2000 attack on the USS Cole. Three other civilian lawyers, representing ...
A war court judge capped three weeks of hearings trying to resolve a stalemate over a resigned civilian defense team Friday by asking the alleged mastermind of the USS Cole bombing whether he wanted his long-serving capital defense counsel to return to court. “I believe he chose to leave this case, and ...
At Guantanamo, a drama is currently unfolding in the proceedings of Abd Al-Rahim Al-Nashiri, the alleged mastermind of the terrorist attack on the USS Cole 17 years ago. A drama with North Carolina connections: our state hosted aircraft that transported Al-Nashiri and dozens of other prisoners for the CIA ...
John Wells disclosed the issue during pretrial hearings in the case against Abd al Rahim al Nashiri, 52, a Saudi man awaiting a death-penalty trial as the suspected architect of the Oct. 12, 2000, bombing of the USS Cole that killed 17 sailors. Air Force Col. Vance Spath, the trial judge, ordered the forensic ...
Saudi captive Abd al Rahim al Nashiri who was brought here in 2006 from four years in CIA custody, is accused of orchestrating that bombing.
John Baker in the trial of Abd al Rahim al Nashiri. (Al Nashiri is accused of planning the 2000 bombing of the USS Cole.) Although it might be ...
Indeed most recently, three defense team members for alleged USS Cole attacker Abd al-Rahim al-Nashiri resigned from the case, citing ...
Spath, who is presiding over the trial of alleged USS Cole bomber Abd al-Rahim al-Nashiri, sanctioned Baker for (1) willfully refusing to obey ...
Pretrial hearings in the capital case against alleged terrorist Abd al Rahim al Nashiri went forward on Friday even after Kammen and two other ...
... defense lawyers without court permission in the case of Abd al-Rahim al-Nashiri, who allegedly planned the 2000 bombing of the USS Cole.
The dispute arose during the pretrial phase in the case of Abd al Rahim al-Nashiri, a Saudi and alleged senior member of al-Qaida who is ...
The dispute arose during the pretrial phase in the case of Abd al Rahim al-Nashiri, a citizen of Saudi Arabia and alleged senior member of ...
The case against Abd al Rahim al-Nashiri, the alleged mastermind behind al Qaeda's Oct. 12, 2000 suicide bombing of the ship in Yemen, which killed 17 U.S. sailors, has been thrown into turmoil by the withdrawal of the lawyers, who say they are refusing to “provide unethical legal services to keep the ...
The Supreme Court of the United States has denied the habeas corpus petition filed by Guantanamo Bay prisoner Abd Al-Rahim Al-Nashiri, ...
Among the attorneys who were excused was Abd al-Rahim al-Nashiri's capital learned-counsel, Richard Kammen. This announcement came ...
The justices declined to hear an appeal by Saudi defendant Abd al Rahim al Nashiri, who argues that the tribunal lacks the jurisdiction to ...
This Nov. 9, 2011 artist rendering shows Abd al Rahim al-Nashiri during his military commissions arraignment at the Guantanamo Bay ...
Attorney Rick Kammen, who has defended Saudi Abd al Rahim al Nashiri since 2008, was released on from the case by the chief defense ...
... the triumph, the punishment was handed down as a new hurdle emerged in a case against another Saudi detainee, Abd al-Rahim al-Nashiri, ...
Abd al Rahim al Nashiri is being held a war prisoner at Guantanamo Bay. The USS Cole recently returned from a highly successful deployment ...
... ago in the case of alleged terrorist mastermind Saudi Abd al Rahim al Nashiri, who is set to get a trial that could result in the death penalty.
... system to the remote U.S. Navy base in Cuba to comply with a court order to study the brain of Saudi captive Abd al Rahim al Nashiri.


 

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