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FTR #404 Anglo-Saxonia vs. Germania, Continuation of World War II

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The title derives from a concept introduced in early August of 1998, and developed at length in January 2003. Currently being manifested in the Iraqi war, this geopolitical struggle is a continuation of World War II, with an economic contest between the dollar and the euro at the center of the struggle. Employing proxy war in the Middle East, “diplomacy as a continuation of war by other means” and the economic theories of pan-German theoretician Friedrich List, a Third Reich gone underground and its French and Islamofascist allies are fighting against the US and UK.

Program Highlights Include: Review of the “Battle of Menwith Hill” and reprise of the initial For The Record discussion of the EU/German attack on the Echelon network and the Menwith Hill listening station; an alleged Pakistani terrorist money launderer’s connections to the World Muslim Congress; the WMC’s fascist heritage under the Grand Mufti; the indictment of Bush political ally Sami Al-Arian for terrorist support activities; Al-Arian’s connections to Sheik Rahman (connected to the first World Trade Center attack); the activities of Bush business associate Khalid Bin Mahfouz in conjunction with Al Qaeda; the arrest of a key Al Qaeda financier in Pakistan; the sudden reversal of field by the defense in the case of the 3/20/2002 Operation Green Quest Raids; the connections of the 3/20 Green Quest raids to the Sami Al-Arian case; Mohammed Atta’s German associates; the German elite connections of Atta’s German friends; the two Florida flight schools owned by the “Flying Dutchmen” at which the 9/11 pilots trained; the resignation of a top White House counterterrorism official; Al Qaeda negotiations with Saddam Hussein to act as a “back-up unit” to Saddam Hussein.

1. The broadcast begins with (and takes its title from) an excerpt from FTR 103, recorded in early August of 1998, discussing the German/EU propaganda attack on the Menwith Hill listening station and the associated Echelon network. In that prescient broadcast, Mr. Emory characterized the story as “a blockbuster . . . for all intents and purposes an act of war . . . a reforming of the battle lines of World War II . . . in effect, “Anglo-Saxonia versus Germania.” (“EU Simmers Over Menwith Listening Post” by Simon Davies; Electronic Telegraph; 7/16/1998.)

2. Continuing to pursue Operation Green Quest—the ongoing intelligence effort aimed at interdicting terrorist financing—federal agents arrested a Pakistani national (connected to that country’s political elite). That individual, in turn, was associated with the World Muslim Congress, an organization with an “Islamofascist” heritage. ” . . . The most fascinating case involved Shaheen Khalid Butt, a Pakistan native arrested late Thursday for laundering money, selling fake immigration papers and skirting currency reporting laws from the Manhattan Foreign Exchange, an unlicensed money transfer firm he ran from the basement of the Kashmir Restaurant in midtown Manhattan. . . .Pakistani press reported Butt has organized pro-separatist rallies outside the United Nations as president of the Kashmir Center and is a longtime friend of ousted Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif. A 2001 United Nations conference on ‘least-developed nations’ identified a man by that name as a U.S. representative from the World Muslim Congress, a nongovernmental organization.” (“9 Arrested for Alleged Money Smuggling” by Alan Gathright; San Francisco Chronicle; 3/22/2003; pp. A1-A14.)

3. Reviewing the history of the World Muslim Congress, the broadcast details some of its fascist history. “Another favorite IHR speaker and collaborator was Issah Nakleh of the World Muslim Congress (WMC). Based in Pakistan, the WMC was initially headed by the Grand Mufti of Jerusalem, who, like his friend H. Keith Thompson, stood by the Third Reich until his death in 1974. A few years later, the WMC, then headed by Pakistani Dr. Inamullah Kahn, mailed Holocaust-denial literature to every member of the U.S. Congress and the British Parliament. The WMC’s official mouthpiece, Muslim World, carried the ads for The Protocols of the Elders of Zion and Henry Ford’s The International Jew. Dr. Khan’s congress also published Freemasonry, a book warning that Jews were using lodge members to extend secret control over religion and society—a paranoid theory that has long been popular among Liberty Lobby supporters and neo-Nazi groups around the world. Acknowledging their political kinship, WMC secretary-general Khan sent a letter to the Spotlight praising its ‘superb in-depth analysis’ and stating that the paper deserved ‘the thanks of all right-minded people.’ Dr. Khan also served as an advisor to the Saudi Arabian royal family, which lavished funds on the WMC. In addition, the Saudi Arabian government retained the services of American neo-nazi William Grimstead as a Washington lobbyist. . .Soon, the World Muslim Congress began working closely with U.S. intelligence and Pakistani military officials, who were covertly supporting the Afghan mujahideen in their fight against the Soviet-installed regime in Kabul. This effort was strongly endorsed by Dr. Khan, who served for many years as the Pakistani representative of the Nazi-infested World Anti-Communist League, which played an important role in the Reagan administration’s ‘secret war’ in the Golden Crescent.” (The Beast Reawakens; Martin A. Lee; Copyright 1997 [HC]; Little, Brown & Co.; ISBN 0-316-51959-6; pp. 225-226.)

4. The length of time and the history of this organization are illustrated by a quote from a book published in 1952.) “In February 1951 he [the Grand Mufti] suddenly reappeared in Karachi, Pakistan to meet old friends who had supported his cause in Iraq and to preside over a twelve-day World Moslem Congress. In a typical inflammatory address, he called for a ‘full struggle’ by the Moslems ‘to meet the aggressor’—meaning, in this instance, the non-Moslem Hindus of India. He assured the delegates: ‘We shall meet next with sword in hand on the soil of either Kashmir or Palestine.'” (Cairo to Damascus; John Roy Carlson; p. 423.)

5. An important member of the Saudi elite and part of the business milieu to which George W. Bush (and his father) belong, Khalid Bin Mahfouz has been linked to the funding of Al Qaeda. FTR#403 details Mr. Bin Mahfouz’s nuisance lawsuit against Jean-Charles Brisard, co-author of a vital book about 9/11. (For more about Bin Mahfouz, seethe programs referenced in FTR#391.) “A cache of al Qaeda documents seized last year by U.S. agents in Bosnia identifies some of Saudi Arabia’s richest and most influential families as among the first financial supporters of Osama bin Laden, and shows how al Qaeda used charitable arms of the Saudi government. An account of the roots of al Qaeda found on a computer used by a suspected al Qaeda front group contains a 1988 memorandum listing 20 Saudi financial backers of Mr. bin Laden—’the Golden Chain,’ as the bin Laden organization called it. The list includes the families of three billionaire Saudi banking magnates, several top industrialists and at least one former government minister.” (“Al Qaeda List Points to Saudi File” by Glenn R. Simpson; The Wall Street Journal; 3/18/2003; p. A7.)

6. “The Golden Chain list, which doesn’t indicate the size of the donations, was drawn up at a time when supporting the Afghan revolt against Soviet invaders—Mr. bin Laden’s cause at the time—was a top U.S. foreign-policy objective, as well as a Saudi national cause with deep patriotic and religious overtones. The list doesn’t show any continuing support for al Qaeda after the organization began targeting Americans, but a number of the Saudis on it have been under scrutiny by U.S. officials as to whether they have supported terrorism in recent years. . .” (Idem.)

7. ” The Golden Chain list was confirmed by U.S. officials and translated from Arabic by the Justice Department. It names billionaire bankers Saleh Kamel and Khalid bin Mahfouz, as well as the Al-Rajhi family, another banking family, and Mr. bin Laden’s own brothers. A number of the Saudis on the list, including the bin Mahfouz, Al-Rajhi and Kamel families, are among those under U.S. scrutiny. A bank controlled by the Al-Rajhi family is in litigation in the United Kingdom against the publisher of The Wall Street Journal Europe, for an article that identified the bank as being monitored by Saudi banking authorities. . .” (Idem.)

8. ” . . . Al Qaeda was founded in 1988, the year the list was compiled and about the time Mr. bin Laden was in transition from being a U.S. ally to its sworn enemy. The al Qaeda documents were obtained from federal prosecutors in Chicago by French terrorism researcher Jean Charles Brisard, who persuaded the Bosnian Supreme Court to demand them back from the U.S. Mr. Brisard is a consultant to trial lawyer Ronald Motley, who is representing many victims of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks in a civil suit against al Qaeda’s alleged financial supporters.” (Idem.)

9. Next, the broadcast notes the connections of George W. Bush to Sami Al-Arian, the focal point of a lawsuit by the heroic John Loftus. That lawsuit directly precipitated the 3/20/2002 Operation Green Quest raids. ” . . . Prosecutors in Tampa and Washington didn’t see the combined evidence against Al-Arian from secret phone and facsimile wiretaps until last November. That’s when a special appeals court gave the Justice Department approval to use the Patriot Act to its fullest extent. A U.S. official said Thursday that evidence gathered by intelligence and law enforcement agents was shared in ‘dribs and drabs’ after Congress the law in the fall of 2001. ‘But the spigot opened after the appeals court ruling,’ he said. The result is the most richly detailed indictment yet in the domestic war on terrorism, a possible harbinger of future cases against terrorists and their bankrollers.” (“Professor Was Watched Throughout the 1990’s” by Toni Locy; USA Today; p. 4A.)

10. Among Al-Arian’s alleged associates is Sheik Rahman, connected to the milieu of the 1993 attack on the World Trade Center and Al Qaeda. ” . . . The indictment says Al-Arian also had connections to prominent terrorists, including Omar Abdel-Rahman, ‘the Blind Sheik,’ who is serving a life sentence for conspiring to blow up New York landmarks.” (Idem.)

11. More about the Bush/Al-Arian association: “. . . Al Arian later told friends he even used the occasion to press Bush on a key issue among Muslim Americans: the Justice Department’s use of secret evidence to deport accused terrorists. In those pre-9/11 days, Bush was eagerly courting the growing Muslim vote and more than willing to listen to seemingly sincere activists like Al-Arian. When he debated Al Gore later in the year, Bush even made a point of bringing up the secret-evidence issue. Al-Arian was thrilled and began registering local Muslims for the Republican Party and praising bush at local mosques. ‘I think I personally played a big role in electing Bush, he boasted at a Muslim American dinner last April . . . ‘” (“Did a Muslim Professor Use Activism as a Cloak for Terror?” by Michael Isikoff; Newsweek; 3/3/2003; p. 1.)

12. When Khalid Sheik Mohammed (alleged mastermind of the 9/11 attacks) took place recently, the raids also netted a key Al Qaeda money man—a wealthy Saudi. ” . . . The authorities also arrested another man in the apartment, a 34-year-old Saudi they couldn’t immediately identify. It wasn’t until the next day that they discovered was Mustafa Ahmed al-Hawsawi, another most-wanted Qaeda terrorist believed to be one of the 9/11 plot’s key ‘paymasters.’ Officials tell Newsweek that Mohammed and al-Hawsawi are both under intense interrogation, possibly at the U.S. air base in Baghram, Afghanistan. If they talk, the men could provide answers to many key questions about the September plot that investigators have yet to figure out: Whose idea was it? Who issued the go-ahead? And who supplied the money to finance the attacks? That last puzzle is especially important, since it could help authorities unravel the all-important worldwide network of wealthy individuals, charities and governments that enable Osama bin Laden to make his deadly fantasies come true. (On Saturday, authorities scored another victory, arresting Abu Jazir al-Jaziri, described by intelligence sources as an ‘important Al Qaeda figure’ who handled logistics.) Few people know more about the cash end of the business than al-Hawsawi. . .” (“Al Qaeda’s Money Man” by Mark Hosenball and Michael Isikoff; Newsweek; 3/24/2003; p. 38.)

13. ” . . .The account was flush with cash. Not long after al-Hawsawi opened it, someone made a series of deposits totaling $102,000. (Intelligence sources say al-Hawsawi, who comes from a well-off Saudi family, may have put up some of the money himself.) Al-Hawsawi’s work wasn’t done. According to internal FBI reports obtained by Newsweek, two weeks after al-Hawsawi opened the account, he—or someone using his cell-phone number—wired $15,000 to Hamburg, Germany: The person who went to collect the money was Ramzi bin al-Shibh, an alleged top 9/11 plotter who was captured last September. Within days, officials say, bin al-Shibh wired $14,000 to Zacarias Moussaoui in the United States . . . And wading through the cache of evidence found at the apartment has been slow and difficult. But U.S. officials say they have classified evidence linking al-Hawsawi to other terrorist plots.” (Idem.)

14. Stemming from the Al-Arian indictment, the Operation Green Quest raids of 3/20/2002 continue to have repercussions. A prominent Muslim scholar discussed in FTR#398 was named as an unindicted co-conspirator in terrorist-support activities. “Federal prosecutors in Virginia have implicated a prominent U.S. Muslim religious scholar in possible involvement with terrorism funding. In a filing late Friday with the U.S. District Court for Eastern Virginia, prosecutors disclosed that one subject of their probe is also an unindicted co-conspirator in a separate terrorism investigation in Florida involving former University of South Florida professor Sami Al-Arian and his associates. A federal grand jury in Tampa, Fla., recently handed up a 50-count indictment that charges terrorism financing and racketeering against Mr. Arian and seven associates accused of belonging to or supporting the terror group Palestinian Islamic Jihad.” (“U.S. Links Scholar to Terror Funding” by Glenn R. Simpson; The Wall Street Journal; 3/17/2003; p. A4.)

15. “The unindicted co-conspirator isn’t named in the new filing, but the Arian indictment and other records indicate the person is religious scholar Taha Alawani, a widely respected religious leader I the U.S. Muslim community. Mr. Alawani was recently featured in a page-one article in The Wall Street Journal for his role in training Muslim chaplains serving in the U.S. military and U.S. prisons, some of whom have been accused of spreading anti-Western Islamic theology. Mr. Alawani’s home and offices were raided last year by federal antiterrorism agents, but in a subsequent interview he strongly denied any involvement in importing terrorism . . .” (Idem.)

16. ” . . . The new Justice Department filing proposes a partial unsealing of the search-warrant affidavit at the behest of the news media. It states that the Arian probe in Florida ‘was one of the investigations outside the Eastern District of Virginia described in the search warrant affidavit which we sought to safeguard by sealing the affidavit,’ U.S. attorney Paul McNulty told the court. Now that Mr. Arian has been indicted, the secrecy is no longer necessary, Mr. McNulty said . . .” (Idem.)

17. It is profoundly interesting to note the sudden change that the defendants took in this case. Their counsel has now asked that the original filing be sealed. Mr. Emory asks the question: “Is this because of the arrest of al-Hawsawi in Pakistan? Did those raids uncover something important that would incriminate the defendants? “The filing also discloses a major twist in the legal battle over the search warrant. The subjects of the Northern Virginia probe, a group of Muslim businessmen and political activists who constitute much of the cream of the U.S. Muslim political establishment, long have sought to unseal the affidavit. But last week they suddenly reversed themselves, and Ms. Luque asked the Fourth Circuit to keep the document sealed in its entirety.” (Idem.)

18. The NSC’s top counter-terrorist official has resigned after a few month on the job. “The top National Security Council official in the war on terror resigned this week for what a NSC spokesman said were personal reasons, but intelligence sources say the move reflects concern that the looming war with Iraq is hurting the fight against terrorism. Rand Beers would not comment for this article, but he and several sources close to him were emphatic that the resignation was not a protest against an invasion of Iraq. But the same sources, and other current and former intelligence officials described a broad consensus in the anti-terrorism and intelligence community that an invasion of Iraq would divert critical resources from the war on terror. Beers has served as the NSC’s senior director for counter-terrorism only since August. White House said Wednesday that he officially remains on the job and has yet to set a departure date.” (“Top White house Anti-Terror Boss Resigns” by p. Mitchell Prothero; 3/19/2003; (UPI); p. 1.)

19. A critically important article detailing Mohammed Atta’s German associates is featured on the website maintained by Daniel Hopsicker. Be sure to check out this and other allegations researched by Mr. Hopsicker. “A year-long MadCowMorningNews investigation has uncovered evidence that at least seven of Mohamed Atta’s closest associates in Florida during the year leading up to the 9/11 attack were not Arab, but German. The names of the seven, all pilots, have not surfaced in any press accounts of Atta’s stay in the U.S., nor has their existence been mentioned or alluded to in official statements. Traveling with Atta, or meeting him around the state, Atta’s German friends appeared to share a relationship with him of long-standing, according to eyewitnesses, dating back to his days in Hamburg. The meetings, in places like key West and Miami, were apparently very serious business; when they returned, said someone who was there, Atta and his German associates ‘always came back glum.’ Only one of the seven is still in the U.S.; five live in Germany or Switzerland. The seventh, with whom Atta reportedly traveled extensively, has a criminal record in Germany, and today lives in Saudi Arabia. The identities of the seven German nationals were pieced together from information gleaned in interviews with Atta’s one-time American girlfriend, corroborated by independent aviation sources in Venice and Naples, FL. . .” (“9/11: The German Connection” by Daniel Hopsicker; MadCowProd.com)

20. The article stresses the structural similarity of Atta’s German associates with the background of Andreas Strassmeir, alleged mastermind of the Oklahoma City bombing and associate of Timothy McVeigh. ” . . . Strassmeir’s father was once a top aide to German Chancellor Helmut Kohl; Atta’s German friends are all children of the German elite. But before delving further into Atta’s German connections, there were two other related developments in Florida last week. In the first, the former owner of the terror flight school in Venice, FL., Rudi Dekkers, was arrested last week on a single count of felony fraud, and booked into the Collier County jail in Naples, FL.” (Ibid.; p. 2.)

21. Both of the men running the flying schools in Florida that trained the hijackers were Dutch nationals. Might this have some connection to the Thyssen-Bornemisza link to the Netherlands described in FTR#370? “As the MadCowMorningNews has been reporting, suspicious and often illegal activities were commonplace occurrences at Dekkers-owned flight schools at the same time the schools were training a veritable ‘Who’s Who’ of Hamburg cadre terrorists. Now the arrest of the controversial Dutch national comes amid indications from authorities that Federal agencies involved in the 9/11 investigation are taking a closer look at Dekker’s business activities in Florida during the past decade, fueling speculation he might become the first non-Arab charged in a wider 9/11 conspiracy than has so-far been revealed. . . .Posing for a new mug shot is the latest in a series of reversals suffered recently by the Venice ‘Magic Dutch Boy,’ so-called because he is one of two Dutch nationals who owned flight schools at the Venice Airport which each—by apparent freak coincidence—ended up training terrorists to fly. . .” (Idem.)

22. Is someone working to silence Dekkers and Kruithof? ” . . . Then, too Dekker’s helicopter crashed recently, while he was en route to a showdown meeting with partner Wally Hilliard over control of Huffman Aviation. In another freak coincidence, owner of the second Dutch-owned flight school at the Venice Airport, Arne Kruithof, also suffered a near-fatal aviation mishap last summer when his plane fell from a hundred feet in the air onto the runway of the Venice Airport. It appears as if both would be well-advised to stay away from open windows.” (Ibid.; pp. 2-3.)

23. “The German element arrived in Florida with ‘Wolfgang’ in 1996. Prior to arriving in Naples he was associated with an organization called ‘The Flying Club of Munich.’ ‘Wolfgang showed up from Munich in the mid-1990’s and immediately began operating a flight school illegally in ’96,’ stated an aviation source in Naples. ‘He’s half Swiss, half German.’ Wolfgang was instrumental in bringing another of Atta’s German associates to Florida, a pilot named ‘Stephan,’ who we were to learn has done jail time in Germany, was on parole there when he came to the U.S., and recently spent a year in Gundogdu, Turkey.” (Ibid.; p. 3.)

24. “While regular German flight students struggle to obtain the necessary visas, Wolfgang and Stephan apparently had inside connections which smoothed their progress. ‘Sometimes it makes me mad that a criminal gets preference,’ stated one German national flight instructor in Naples with obvious bitterness. ‘Wolfgang signed off on Stephan’s books, and Stephan also got in on a fraudulent business investor’s visa.’ ‘Wolfgang was in his thirties,’ says Amanda Keller, who lived with Atta during March and April of 2001. ‘He and Wolfgang were very tight, they went everywhere together. When he came into the picture they were together all the time. . .'” (Idem.)

25. “Strangely, Keller also states that Atta always spoke German with Wolfgang, a statement contradicted by the testimony of Rudi Dekkers, who told a Congressional Committee that when he addressed him in German, Atta had merely looked at him strangely . . . Newsweek says its sources say the unnamed country is Saudi Arabia. That may prove to be at least partly correct; still, there are few, if any, Saudis named ‘Wolfgang.’ Newsweek should keep digging.” (Ibid.; pp. 3-4.)

26. The broadcast closes with disturbing indications of Saddam Hussein’s possible recruitment of Al Qaeda as a “backup unit” in the event of an American invasion. Is this part of the Underground Reich’s conspiracy against the United States? Are we walking into a trap? “It appears, however, that this version is only the publicly admissible one, the one that can pass political muster. According to the same sources, there was another scenario more in keeping with the calculating mentality of Saddam Hussein and his secret services. In 1998, after declining all offers that had to them through official diplomatic channels, those services are reported to have established a secret operational ‘connection’ with bin Laden in Manila and in Kashmir. It was indeed difficult for Iraq to ignore an Arab like Osama bin Laden who ‘so effectively humiliated the Americans.’ Colonel Khairallah al Takiriti, brother of the head of Mukkhabarat, the intelligence services, is reported to have been named case officer for the connection. The arrest of two Morroccan associates of bin Laden in Rabat on November 11, 1998, made it possible to establish to establish the link with certainty. According to Western sources, the Iraqi services have sought to secure the assistance of bin Laden’s networks, in case Iraq were again to be attacked by the United States, in order to carry out attacks against American targets in Arab countries.” (In the Name of Osama Bin Laden; by Roland Jacquard; Copyright 2002 [SC]; Duke University Press; ISBN 0-8223-2991-3; pp. 112-113.)

27. “According to Arab sources, in anticipation of a foreseeable reversal of alliances in Kabul, bin Laden had been in discreet contact since September 2000 with associates of Oudai Hussein, another of Saddam’s sons; the ground for agreement was the anti-Israeli and anti-American battle. Bin Laden and the Iraqis are said to have exchanged information about chemical and biological weapons, despite the opposition of some of the Baghdad leadership, including Tarik Aziz.” (Ibid.; p. 113.)

Discussion

2 comments for “FTR #404 Anglo-Saxonia vs. Germania, Continuation of World War II”

  1. […] Some of those pro­grams are: FTR #‘s 396, 395, 404, 450, 527, 537. […]

    Posted by Al Qaeda, the Underground Reich and Proxy War – BY DAVE EMORY | The Freedom Report | September 20, 2013, 1:42 pm
  2. Hi Dave,

    Feel free to delete this message…

    I would like to recommend removing the “Website” parameter from the “POST A COMMENT” form.

    If you go to front page http://spitfirelist.com/

    You’ll see a link to “Al Qaeda, the Underground Reich and Proxy War – BY DAVE EMORY | The Freedom Report”. This goes to an external link outside of your website.

    I don’t know or care who “The Freedom Report” is. I’m not interested in getting a trojan/virus or giving my IP to some new bunch of stalkers.

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    Posted by its that link thing again | September 21, 2013, 10:56 am

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