Report: Saudi Prince Bandar Tied to 9/11 Terrorists


Jess Staufenberg writes at the Independent that a contact number linked to a company associated with Prince Bandar bin Sultan in the phone log of an al-Qaeda suspect is one of the most intriguing revelations of the redacted “28 pages” recently unveiled involving the 9/11 bombing of the World Trade Center in NYC:

An ‘indirect link’ between a company Saudi Arabian royalty and phone numbers held by an alleged al-Qaeda member held over the September 11 terror attacks has been revealed in documents kept private by the US government until last month.

After years of the Bush administration refusing to publish the “28 pages” – a congressional report from 2002 which was part of an investigation into the 9/11 attacks – the Obama administration agreed to release the documents in July this year.

The report reveals that a phone log maintained by an alleged senior al-Qaeda operative, Abu Zubaydah, a nom de guerre for Zayn al-Abidin Muhammed Hussein, included the unlisted phone number for a Colorado company associated with a key member of the Saudi royal family, Prince Bandar bin Sultan.

A former highly-regarded ambassador to the US, Prince Bandar was close to George H W Bush during the lead-up to the Gulf War against Iraq in 1991.

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