S E C RE T //NOFORN I I 2O3II2O8 JTF-GTMO-CDR SUBJECT: CombatantStatusReview Tribunal lnput and Recommendationfor Continued DetentionUnder DoD Control (CD) for GuantanamoDetainee,ISN: US9YM-010013DP(S) attacksbe comprisedof individualswith closebondsto help ensuresolidarityuntil the end. Detaineetold Atta that UBL requestedthe attacksbe carriedout as soon as possiblebecause he was worried about the security implications of having so many operativesin the US and that Atta should not advise the other operativesof the date of the attacksuntil the last minute.aoOn 16 July 2001, detaineepurchaseda retum ticket to Hamburg, 11 days earlier than his original reservation.o'Detaineecalled and told KSM of the meetinghe had with Atta, and KSM subsequentlytold UBL that the operativeswere ready.a2 (S/AIF) In mid-August 2001, Atta calleddetaineeduring the night and said he wantedto tell detaineea riddle. Atta told detaineethe riddle was two branches,a slashand a lollipop. (Analyst note: The riddle signifiedthe dateof the attacks.) DetaineecontactedKSM, told him the date,and KSM informed UBL roughly ten daysbeforethe 11 September2001 attacks.a3On 5 September2001, detaineetraveledby air from GermanyootoMadrid, where he spentthree days tryng to get a flight to Dubai, AE.4s In Dubai, Ammar al-Baluchi met detaineeand they traveledtogetherto Pakistan.ouOn the morning of 11 September2001, detaineearrivedin Karachi,where KSM picked him up and escortedhim to PK-1460's safe house. Detainee,KSM, Ammar al-Baluchi, and9lIl financierMustafa Ahmad al-Hawsawi celebratedwhen they saw the attacksof 11 September2001 on the news. After the success of the attacks,the operativesprostratedthemselvesand gave thanks to Allah.aT e. (S/NF) Timeline from 12 September 2001 to June 20022 On 12 September2001, detaineeleft Pakistanfor Afghanistana8and arrived in Kandahar,where he saw Sayf al-Adl, who was with a JordaniannamedAbu Turab.oeAbu Turab was consideredthe caretakerof the 15 Saudi hijackers. Detaineesaid that Turab had not been privy to the operationaldetails of the attacks.)' Al-Adl told detaineeto go to Kabul wherehe could get military training and meetwith LIBL.51 Both UBL and Atef w-erein Kabul at this time.52in mid-Septemberio}t, detaineemet with UBL, al-Qaida'ssecondin commandAyman al-Zawahiri,al-Qaida's outt-3t+/38366-02 o' TD-31414034s-02 o' TD-3r4r38366-02 a3to-3t+/38366-02 ooTD-3I 4I tl 4 I 5-03,TD-3| 4I 26263 -05,TD-3I 4I 40345 -02,TD-3| 4I 429t6-02 ot Tn4r4r38366-02 ouTD-3r4t52606-05 o7TD-3l4llO7L6-O4,TD/314-38366-02, Analystnote: Thereport,TD-314138366-02, mistakenly reportedthat detaineearrivedin Kandahar,but is clarifiedin thenext sentence to be incorrect;meantto be Karachi. o* TD-314/r3320-04 'n To-31+/38366-02 50to-3t+/38366-02 5' Tr-3r+/386n-02 s2to4tqB8366-02
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Published on Apr 25, 2011
Published on Apr 25, 2011
3. (sruD JTF-GTMOAssessment: JTF-GTMO-CDR CLASSIFIEDBY: MULTIPLESOURCES REASON:E.O. 12958,AS AMENDED,SECTION1.4(C) DECLASSIFYON: 20311208 S...