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seemslikeadream Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jul-22-08 11:58 PM
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Bin Laden driver knew 9/11 target: prosecutor
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By Jim Loney

GUANTANAMO BAY U.S. NAVAL BASE, Cuba (Reuters) - Osama bin Laden's driver knew the target of the fourth hijacked jetliner in the September 11 attacks, a prosecutor said on Tuesday in an attempt to draw a link between Salim Hamdan and the al Qaeda leadership in the first Guantanamo war crimes trial.

Hamdan's lawyer said in opening statements that the Yemeni, held for nearly seven years before his trial, was just a paid employee of the fugitive al Qaeda leader, a driver in the motor pool who never joined the militant group or plotted attacks on America.

But prosecutor Timothy Stone told the six-member jury of U.S. military officers who will decide Hamdan's guilt or innocence that Hamdan had inside knowledge of the 2001 attacks on the United States because he overheard a conversation between bin Laden and his deputy, Ayman al-Zawahiri.

"If they hadn't shot down the fourth plane it would've hit the dome," Stone, a Navy officer, said in his opening remarks.

The tribunal's chief prosecutor, Col. Lawrence Morris, later explained that Stone was quoting Hamdan in evidence that will be presented at trial. Morris declined to say if the "dome" was a reference to the U.S. Capitol.
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wildbilln864 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 12:15 PM
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1. Thanks. nt
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seemslikeadream Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 09:27 PM
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2. "If they hadn't shot down the fourth plane it would've hit the dome,"
Edited on Wed Jul-23-08 09:33 PM by seemslikeadream
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balantz Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 09:37 PM
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3. I thought they vaporized that fourth plane.
Or made it disappear into thin air.

Or was it even there?
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