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S E C R E T // NOFORN I I 2O3II2O8 JTF-GTMO-CDR SUBJECT: CombatantStatusReview Tribunal Input and Recommendationfor Continued DetentionUnder DoD Control (CD) for GuantanamoDetainee,ISN: US9YM-010013DP(S) in Duisburg, GM. MR-760 informed them it would be very difficult for them to travel to Chechnya,via Georgia becauseof their Arab appearance.MR-760 recommendeddetainee and al-Shehhi attempt to enter Chechnya,via Afghanistan (AF). MR-760 also instructed them to obtain visas for Pakistan(PK), after which the group would be told how to travel to Afghanistan.t ln Nouember 1999,detainee and,Ziad,Samir Jarrahwent to the Pakistani Embassyin Frankfurt, GM, and obtained a one month visa. Muhammad Atta and al-Shehhi obtainedPakistani visas from the Pakistani Embassyin Berlin, GM. MR-760 then instructed the detaineeand the three other men to travel to Karachi, PK, and from there to Quetta,PK, into Afghanistan. Detaineedid not seeMR-760 againafter that time.8 (S/A{F) In late Novemberor December I999,uff lou, men traveledto Afghanistan separately. Al-Shehhi was the first to leave. Prior to leaving, he gave both detaineeand Jarrah$1,500USD to financetheir travel. Jarrahand Atta travelednext, followed by the detainee.Within the last few weeksof 1999,detaineetraveledfrom Hamburg,GM, via Turkey, to Karachi, and then to Quetta,where he stayedfour days before entering Afghanistan.n All four membersof the group traveled to Afghanistan with the intention of receiv,ingal-Qaidabasic military training beforeproceedingto Chechnyato participatein jihad. '' By the time detaineearrivedat a guesthousein Kandahar,detaineebelievedthat alShehhihad alreadydecidedto swearbayat(an oath to allegiance)to UBL.rr Detaineealso leamed that Atta and Jarrahwere at the UBL military camp near the Kandahar airport and that they had alreadymet with, and pledgedbayat to, UBL.12 (S/A{F) Detaineesaidhis initial audiencewith UBL was with a group of about 15 others, including al-Qaida military commanderAbu Hafs al-Masri aka (Muhammad Atef, deceased), Muhammad Atta, Jarrah,and UBL's chief bodyguard,Abdullah Abd al-Qadir Tabarak,ISN US9MO-000056DP(MO-056, transferred).'' When detaineemet with UBL the secondtime, UBL askeddetaineeabout his intentions. Detaineeexplained to UBL that he was currently living in Germany,but wanted to go to Chechnyato fight in jihad. UBL askeddetaineeif he wanted to work with him, to which detaineerespondedin the affirmative.to In January2000, detaineemet UBL a third time during a dinner that was also attendedby Atta and Janah. At this time, Atta and Jarrahencourageddetaineeto considerpledging bayat to UBL. Two days after this dinner, UBL requesteda short personalmeeting with detainee,at which time ' to 3 u r3g344-02,TD-314 n0479-03,TD/3I 4 -40242 -02 t fo4ruA0242-02,The 9-11Commission Report24-Jul-2003 t to-zrurzg344-02 'o TD-314/t0419-03 " TD-314/10479-03 t2to-31+/38344-02 '3 tr-3t+/38344-02 ta to4vlto4Tg-03

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Ramzi Mohamed Abdullah Bin al Shibh  

3. (sruD JTF-GTMOAssessment: JTF-GTMO-CDR CLASSIFIEDBY: MULTIPLESOURCES REASON:E.O. 12958,AS AMENDED,SECTION1.4(C) DECLASSIFYON: 20311208 S...

Ramzi Mohamed Abdullah Bin al Shibh  

3. (sruD JTF-GTMOAssessment: JTF-GTMO-CDR CLASSIFIEDBY: MULTIPLESOURCES REASON:E.O. 12958,AS AMENDED,SECTION1.4(C) DECLASSIFYON: 20311208 S...

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