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Exclusive: Al Qaeda European terror plot linked to the 9/11 hijackers’ cell

Nine years after the 9/11 attacks, the latest Al Qaeda European terror plot goes back to the 9/11 hijackers’ path. According to a key witness arrested in Afghanistan in July, Ahmed Sidiqi, the plot coordinated by Al Qaeda involved several

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ECJ ruling: A threat to the Al-Qaeda and Taliban sanctions (Head of the UN sanctions monitoring team)

The Washington Institute recently published an interesting article by Richard Barrett, head of the al Qaeda/Taliban monitoring team for the UN, on how the recent ruling by the European Court of Justice on Yassin Al Kadi and Al Barakaat International

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Saudi authorities finally understand that terrorists need funds to terrorize

During an interview with Saudi newspaper Asharq Al Awsat published on June 18, Interior Minister Prince Naif announced that security officials are close to uncovering the sources of terror funding in the Kingdom. The Saudi minister seems to finally connect

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The Swiss Kadi case ends up in a judicial fiasco

Six years after opening in fanfare one of its major post-9/11 investigations on terrorism financing, the Swiss prosecution’s office decided on December 13 to drop all charges against alleged Saudi Al Qaeda financier Yassin Abdullah Al Kadi. Having been involved

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Swiss Supreme Court keeps Youssef Nada on the Terrorist List

On November 14, the Swiss Supreme Court (in a ruling published on November 27) dismissed a claim filed by Youssef Nada to be removed along with several entities, including Al Taqwa Bank, from the Swiss Decree of October 2, 2000,

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An inside look at the Swiss investigation on Yassin Al Kadi

The Canadian press recently provided an inside look into the Swiss investigation on Yassin Al Kadi. According to the report, in 2006 the Swiss judge investigating the case of Yassin Al Kadi has requested the Canadian judicial cooperation to provide

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About JC Brisard

Jean-Charles Brisard

Jean-Charles Brisard is an international consultant, specialized in the financing of terrorist organizations.
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