U.S. military prosecutors filed war crimes charges against two more Guantanamo prisoners on Friday, saying one was an al Qaeda videographer and the other one a driver and bodyguard for Osama bin Laden.Reuters always makes it out as if these maggots were some sort of video crew or limo service employees, assigning them specific roles.
They worked with bin Laden. They were f*&%^$g Al Qaeda! What difference does it make if they were the press secretary, interpreter, the guy who swept the caves at night or the schlep who delivered Big Macs to the delicate yet obese Adam Gadahn?
They were Al Qaeda.
That brings to seven the number of captives charged in the revised system of military tribunals created to try non-U.S. citizens held at the U.S. Navy base in southeast Cuba as part of the Bush administration's war against terrorism.Heck of a resume for videographers, media secretaries and drivers.
The charges say that Ali Hamza Ahmad Suliman al Bahlul [you can call him Al], a 39-year-old Yemeni, was bin Laden's personal media secretary and occasional bodyguard, who created a recruiting video glorifying the bombing of the USS Cole.
Seventeen U.S. sailors were killed when al Qaeda militants attacked the ship as it was docked in Yemen in 2000.
Prosecutors also say al Bahlul made martyrdom videotapes styled as wills for two of the Sept. 11 hijackers and helped research the economic impact of the attacks they launched against the United States.
Military prosecutors say that a Sudanese prisoner, Ibrahim Mahmoud al Qosi, 47, was an armed guard and driver for bin Laden and provided logistical support for an al Qaeda compound in Afghanistan where he lived from 1998 to 2001.
He fought on the front lines as part of a mortar crew in Kabul and helped al Qaeda forces flee into the Tora Bora mountains after U.S. forces invaded Afghanistan in 2001, according to the charges.
Speaking of that slob Gadahn, where is he?
Meanwhile, more trembling over Guantanamo from the old grey hag. In the story, they mention some odd technique I've never heard of before.
What is this waterboarding?