9-11 attackers tied to Saudi security forces?

By WND Staff

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It is clear that al-Qaida has infiltrated Saudi Arabia’s security forces, reports Geostrategy-Direct, but the question is, how far back did the infiltration go?

According to one assessment under review, some of the 9-11 attackers stemmed from Saudi security agencies, particularly the National Guard, headed by Crown Prince Abdullah Bin Abdul Aziz.

Western intelligence analysts who have examined the issue say that up to 10 of the 15 Saudis involved in the terrorist strikes on New York and Washington may have either served in the Saudi security forces or received Saudi security support in the al-Qaida recruitment and training process that led up to the Sept. 11, 2001, suicide attacks.

Saudi analyst Mai Yamani agrees with this assessment. A Western-trained analyst based in London with excellent sources in the Saudi kingdom, Yamani has determined that most of the al-Qaida attackers came from families that served in the National Guard.

Yamani focuses on 10 of the attackers who came from the southern mountainous region of Asir.

Many of the members of the National Guard and Saudi Interior Ministry forces come from Asir, which contains tribes loyal to the royal family.

One of the 9-11 hijackers particularly intrigues Yamani. He is Hamza Al Ghamdi.

Yamani asserts there are more than 6,000 Ghamdis in the Saudi security forces.

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