Topic: Humam Khalil Abu-Mulal al-Balawi
Terrorism & Security CIA ignored Jordanian intelligence before suicide bombing in Khost, Afghanistan
Jordanian intelligence has been crucial in the past, but its warnings were ignored before an Al Qaeda attack on a CIA base last year, according to the US spy agency.
10/20/2010 11:11 am
CIA director Leon Panetta has stridently denied reports that Jordanian suicide bomber Humam Khalil Abu-Mulal al-Balawi's attack was possible due to the agency’s 'poor tradecraft.'
01/10/2010 09:33 am
Defne Bayrak, the Turkish wife of suspected Jordanian double agent Balawi, says she was shocked at the news of his suicide attack. She also said that while in Jordan, he wrote articles for jihad websites.
01/06/2010 05:03 pm
The death of Jordanian Army Capt. Sharif Ali bin Zeid alongside American CIA operatives in Afghanistan – and the fact that the attacker was a Jordanian double agent – has forced the US-Jordanian partnership into the open.
01/06/2010 04:11 pm
The CIA agents killed in Afghanistan by a suicide bomber must have known the dangers of working with a double agent. Yet a large group gathered in one room to hear him.
01/05/2010 04:32 pm