Counter-Terrorism: The Deadly Anonymous

Archives

January9, 2007: While Islamic terrorists are at war with the West, they are not behaving like a traditional army. This is causing all sorts of problems. Case in point is a fellow jailed in Britain, after he was caught with plans for blowing up an airliner, as well as all sorts of material on bomb making, and terrorist activity in general. This guy never gave his name, or said where he was from. It's believed he's an Algerian, but Algeria cannot identify him. So now this lad has served his four years, and under normal circumstances, would be deported as an illegal alien. But how do you deport a fellow who will not identify himself, or his nationality? While in prison, he was caught continuing to plan terrorist activities. So the British decided to keep the man in jail, until such time as he identifies himself sufficiently so that they can deport him to his home country. The man is usually called by one of his 25 known aliases, Abbas Boutrab.

 


Article Archive

Counter-Terrorism: Current 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 


X

ad
0
20

Help Keep Us Soaring

We need your help! Our subscription base has slowly been dwindling. We need your help in reversing that trend. We would like to add 20 new subscribers this month.

Each month we count on your subscriptions or contributions. You can support us in the following ways:

  1. Make sure you spread the word about us. Two ways to do that are to like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.
  2. Subscribe to our daily newsletter. We’ll send the news to your email box, and you don’t have to come to the site unless you want to read columns or see photos.
  3. You can contribute to the health of StrategyPage. A contribution is not a donation that you can deduct at tax time, but a form of crowdfunding. We store none of your information when you contribute..
Subscribe   Contribute   Close