Wikileaks: Al-Qaeda was planning attacks against George W. Bush in the 2008 Olympic Games


Number two in the hierarchy of Al-Qaida, Ayman al-Zawahiri ordered terrorist attacks against U.S. President George W. Bush, Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and British Prime Minister Gordon Brown at the Beijing Olympics in 2008, according to a diplomatic note obtained by Wikileaks.

“According to Chinese intelligence officers at the beginning of July 2008, the number two in the hierarchy of Al-Qaida, Ayman al-Zawahiri has appointed former Eastern Turkistan terrorists to go to China to commit terrorist attacks at the Olympics. Potential targets are President of  The U.S., Secretary of State, British Prime Minister and Foreign Minister, at the opening and closing ceremonies of the Olympics, cities Shanghai and Hong Kong, the Olympic program and VIP visitors, “says U.S. diplomatic note of 10 August 2008 and published by The Guardian.

The same source cites information in July about a threat against American and Afghan presidents during the Olympic Games opening ceremony.

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Posted by N.Desiree on Dec 5 2010. Filed under Featured News, Politics. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. You can leave a response or trackback to this entry

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