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Bulgaria Bomber Identity Discredits Assumptions

Reports claim Medhi Ghazeli was European, a Gitmo alum, linked to al Qaeda

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A development in the story of Mehdi Ghezali, the alleged Bulgaria bomber, one that should give considerable pause, is the report that the bomber was not who many expected he would be. Ghezali was a European Muslim from Europe, a former Gitmo detainee, and affiliated with al-Qaeda.

His father had met with Abdolrahman Barzanjee, an Al Qaeda associate and possible Ansar Al-Islam coordinator for Europe (Ansar Al-Islam is a group of Sunni Muslims trying to turn Iraq into an Islamist state), and Ghazali was friends with a Swedish operative who was a close associate of Abu Zubadayah, a high-ranking official with Al Qaeda.

Ghazali, who was a Swedish citizen, was visited by members of the Swedish government frequently while he was in custody at Gitmo, and the Swedish media played up his incarceration. While Ghezali was detained at Gitmo, he was featured in the documentary Gitmo – The New Rules of War, a film that savaged Guantanamo Bay detention camp by film directors Erik Gandini and Tarik Saleh.

In 2004, according to Wikileaks, Ghezali was deemed a “medium risk” by the powers that be and it was recommended that he be sent to another country for “continued detention.” What happens next, at least in the Breitbart narrative, is that Ghezali is released by Sweden and the “liberal media” ostensibly buys Ghazali a plane ticket to Bulgaria and gives him backpack full of explosives for him to use against Israeli citizens.

More worthy of note is the extent to which this horrible act (if Ghezali is the bomber and given the eight-year gap from Ghezali’s release from Gitmo including a subsequent arrest in Pakistan in 2009), is a failure of multiple institutional bodies, including the Gitmo committee who suggested his transfer, various intelligence agencies who lost track of him or deemed him unimportant, and for many reasons, the Swedish government.

Accordingly this reveal should be the cause for a comprehensive look at how a system of international intelligence sharing and coordination failed and what can be done to avoid it happening again. This is potentially also an embarrassment for Israeli officials who may have been too quick to assert that the bomber had been sent by Iran or through Hezbollah.

Bulgarian press named bomber: Medhi Ghazeli [Times of Israel]

Anti-Israel Bomber Was Released from Gitmo Thanks to Left [Breitbart]

 

Update, 1:03 PM: Swedish officials are now denying Bulgarian reports that the bomber was Medhi Ghazeli.

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That the Swedish government is complicit in the murder of Israelis (ostensibly unwittingly) doesn’t surprise me.

    Simon666 says:

    So are you going to apologize now for accusing Sweden of that or you don’t have the moral integrity?

    fakey snakey says:

    Bernadotte.
    That is all.

    Frank Edelstein says:

    Ask Nethanyahu to explain why he has so often exposed Israel’s soft underbelly in search of his own popularity, fame and political advancement? This bomber could well have been a false flag by Nethanyahu. He needs to be investigated.

    Frank Edelstein says:

    Ask Nethanyahu to explain why he has so often exposed Israel’s soft underbelly in search of his own popularity, fame and political advancement? This bomber could well have been a false flag by Nethanyahu. He needs to be investigated.

It’s a good day for Phil ( hItler should have finished the job ) Weiss. And the rest of his merry band.

A Muslim born in Europe is not a European. Muslims do not assimilate into the culture. As Angela Merkel said “Multiculturalism has failed.”

    Monoculturalism didn’t do so well, either.

    A Jew born in Europe is not a European. Jews do not assimilate
    into the culture. As Angela Merkel said “Multiculturalism has failed.”

      Nice call Neal, too bad you are learning that up untill today Israel has demonstrated to be the only real democracy in the whole middle east. Those guys are still fighting for their freedom…

Sweden if for sure a hater of the Jewish people and I’m not surprised if one of them happened to be the bomber…

Frank Edelstein says:

So much for Benjamin Nethanyahu’s Iranian theory. Nethanyahu is the man who compromised Israeli security when he attempted to assassinate the head of HAMAS in Jordan and carelessly caused the Mossad agents including a woman Mossad operative in that operation to be captured by HAMAS in Jordan then.

Benjamin Nethanyahu’s coalition is in disarray and falling apart. He is so mercenary he would sell his mother f she were not so ugly. Israel has as many friends that you can count on one hand if you remove three fingers. Why does it need more enemies. Why does someone not bury this crass publicity seeker and liar?

Iran 1 Israel 0.

    davrg says:

    Netanyahu’s mother is long dead, and you, Muslim piece of …, unfortunately still alive. Tell to your Muslim friends, that you’re “Frank Edelstein”. No Jew will speak like this about a dead person, especially Jewish.

Frank Edelstein says:

So much for Benjamin Nethanyahu’s Iranian theory. Nethanyahu is the man who compromised Israeli security when he attempted to assassinate the head of HAMAS in Jordan and carelessly caused the Mossad agents including a woman Mossad operative in that operation to be captured by HAMAS in Jordan then.

Benjamin Nethanyahu’s coalition is in disarray and falling apart. He is so mercenary he would sell his mother f she were not so ugly. Israel has as many friends that you can count on one hand if you remove three fingers. Why does it need more enemies. Why does someone not bury this crass publicity seeker and liar?

Iran 1 Israel 0.

Maigari says:

Sad but this is pointer of the speed with wich many are all too willing to condemn Iran especially after the Israeli PM Netanyahu accused Iran outright. Will the PM now retract his hasty link of the attack to Hisbollah and by extension to Iran?

If anyone thinks that the swedish police don’t have an eye on Ghazaly, they are ignorant and stupid. Last year a plot to attack the danish paper Jyllands-Posten was
unveiled by the swedish police. One of the terrorists was a young man who was Ghazaly’s accompanion on a mysterious journey to Pakistan a couple a years ago.
The swedish police had followed the cell all the time; and of course Ghazaly is on close surveillance.

what a load of tosh……only one country would do this and that is terrorist state of Israel……

we are now all terrorists, any non-muslim can now be a terrorist……..the goyim are now suspects aswell…..sick puppies !!

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