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Two militants' leaders who defected from notorious Taliban chief in Pakistan have revealed that their comrade was pursuing a US-Israeli agenda across the country.
A prominent militant leader, Turkistan Bittani, who broke away from Baitullah Mehsud, called him "an American agent".
Mehsud, a warlord in his late 30s, has claimed responsibility for dozens of devastating string attacks on both civilians and security forces throughout the feared region.
Originally posted by SLAYER69
reply to post by PrisonerOfSociety
Oh I agree it's an endless war. Unlike battles of the past in the region though IMO We have or had rather, been funding both sides of this right up until the latest administration. Now I believe it's time for the Taliban to go away.
They no longer suit the present administrations needs. Oh sure you'll hear about some road side bomb going off then all the naysayers will come crawling out of the woodwork and say see it's a quagmire etc etc etc.
Not realizing The Great Game that is being played out for the masses.
Originally posted by ProtoplasmicTraveler
I have long felt and believed the CIA funds and controls the Taliban as it is essentially the Mujahedeen that the CIA admits to funding and equipping in the war against the Soviets in Afghanistan.
Honestly that’s the kind of relationship that is hard to screw up. I am loyal to a fault to the people who help and assist me towards my goals in life and they are generally always loyal to me too.
Spanish Judge Ends Inquiry Into Qaeda Cell Tied to 9/11
By RENWICK McLEAN
Published: Thursday, June 17, 2004
The Spanish judge investigating a cell of Al Qaeda in Spain and its ties to the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attacks in the United States announced Tuesday that he had concluded his investigation.
Of 41 suspects indicted by the judge, Baltasar Garzón, 24 are expected to face trial. Three are accused of taking part in the Sept. 11 attacks. The rest are charged with forming part of a terrorist network.
The three Sept. 11 suspects include Imad Eddin Barakat Yarkas, the suspected leader of Al Qaeda in Spain, who has been in Spanish custody since November 2001. The others are Ghasoub al Abrash Ghalyoun and Driss Chebli, according to El País, Spain's largest daily.
Also indicted is Osama bin Laden, the Saudi-born founder of the Qaeda terror network. Judge Garzón has argued that Spain has jurisidiction over Mr. bin Laden and other Qaeda members because the Sept. 11 attacks were planned on Spanish soil.
Profile: Judge Baltasar Garzon
Spanish judge Baltasar Garzon is widely recognised for his determination to bring suspects to justice, no matter where they may be or how old the crime.
He came to prominence in the late 1990s, when he campaigned for the extradition former Chilean military ruler Augusto Pinochet, from London to Spain for human rights abuses.
In late 2003 Judge Garzon compiled a 692-page indictment which called for the arrest of 35 men, including Osama Bin Laden, for their alleged membership of a terrorist group. The number of suspects was later increased to 41.
Russia and Iraq
Main articles: Al Qa'qaa high explosives controversy and WMD theories in the aftermath of the 2003 Iraq War
Mr. Shaw was responsible for tracking Saddam Hussein's weapons programs before and after the 2003 liberation of Iraq. He stated in October 2004, March 2005, and again in February 2006 that it was the Russians who helped Saddam Hussein to "clean up" his weapons of mass destruction stockpiles "to prevent the United States from discovering them." 
In particular, on February 18, 2006, Shaw told a conference at The Intelligence Summit in Alexandria, Virginia, that "The short answer to the question of where the WMD Saddam bought from the Russians went was that they went" to Syria and the Beqaa Valley in Lebanon, Kenneth R. Timmerman reported February 19, 2006, in NewsMax. "They were moved by Russian Spetsnaz (special forces) units out of uniform, that were specifically sent to Iraq to move the weaponry and eradicate any evidence of its existence," Shaw said.
After accusing Russian GRU of helping Saddam to remove his WMD, Shaw was asked to resign for exceeding his authority in disclosing the information, a charge he called "specious." Shaw was forced out of office when his position was eliminated on December 10, 2004., .
Shaw stated that he went public with his comments regarding Russia moving Iraq's WMD when he did to help George W. Bush who he felt was being "crucified" by the revelations that over 350 tons of explosives had gone missing in Iraq as a result of the U.S. invasion . He said "If I had not had the openly hostile environment in [Pentagon public affairs], I would have moved the story differently. Getting the truth out instantly was more important than process."
Putin says Iraq planned US attack
Russian President Vladimir Putin says that after the 9/11 attacks Moscow warned Washington that Saddam Hussein was planning attacks on the US.
He said Russia's secret service had information on more than one occasion that Iraq was preparing acts of terror in the US and its facilities worldwide.
Mr Putin said he had no information the Iraqi ex-leader was behind any attacks.
Speaking on a visit to Kazakhstan, Mr Putin said Russia had warned the US on several occasions that Iraq was planning "terrorist attacks" on its soil.
"After the events of 11 September 2001, and before the start of the military operation in Iraq, Russian special services several times received such information and passed it on to their American colleagues," he told reporters.
He said the information received by Russian intelligence suggested Iraq was planning attacks in the United States, "and beyond its borders on American military and civilian targets".
Russia 'gave Saddam intelligence on invasion'
By Robert Burns
Saturday, 25 March 2006
The Russian government collected intelligence from sources inside the American military command as the US mounted the invasion of Iraq, and the Russians fed information to deposed President Saddam Hussein on troop movements and plans, according to Iraqi documents cited in a Pentagon report released Friday.
The Russians relayed information to Saddam during the opening days of the war in late March and early April 2003, including a crucial time before the ground assault on Baghdad, according to the documents.
The unclassified report does not assess the value of the information or provide details beyond citing two captured Iraqi documents that say the Russians collected information from sources "inside the American Central Command" and that battlefield intelligence was provided to Saddam through the Russian ambassador in Baghdad.