Monday, August 20, 2007

Pakistan frees Alleged Al-Qaeda Computer Expert

International Herald Tribune

Five gets you eight he holds a press conference and accuses the CIA of torturing him.

Naeem Noor Khan provided intel that led authorities to a Tanzanian who was believed to be one of the conspirators involved in the 1998 African Embassy Bombings. Khan was accused of providing computer and technical support to Al Qaeda, sending encoded emails to operatives believed to be planning attacks in the United States, Britain and Africa.

Twelve days after his arrest, Pakistani authorities pounced in the city of Gujrat on Ahmed Khalfan Ghailani, wanted for a alleged role in the 1998 bombings of U.S. embassies in Kenya and Tanzania.