REVEALED: Documents Link Boko Haram To Bin Laden

There was some form of regular communication between Osama bin Laden and the Boko Haram sect, documents recovered from the Pakistan house of the slain al-Qaeda leader have revealed.

A new report in The Guardian of London says slain Al Qaeda leader, Osama bin Laden, had regular contact with Nigerian militant sect, Boko Haram, before he was killed on May 2, 2011.

The information was gleaned from documents recovered from the house where bin Laden was killed in Abbottabad, Pakistan by United States Navy Seals.

A Washington D.C source familiar with the documents told the paper bin Laden appeared to have been in direct or indirect communication with Boko Haram as well as many other militant outfits.

But the paper said it remained unclear whether Boko Haram, which has been responsible for a series of suicide attacks and bombings in the last year, is in touch with al-Qaeda or one of its affiliates, Al Qaeda in the Maghreb.
But documents in the cache show that leaders of the Nigerian group had been in contact with top levels of al-Qaeda in the past 18 months – confirming claims made to the Guardian in January by a senior Boko Haram figure.

A Boko Haram spokesman had boasted after the attacks on Police Headquarters in Abuja last year that the group had just trained a generation of suicide bombers in Somalia in what was seen then as a direct link to al-Shaabab, a Somali terrorist group aligned to al-Qaeda.

Boko Haram is also believed to be working with Al-Qaeda in Islamic Maghreb (AQIM), based in Algeria.

Other papers in the haul are now likely to be declassified, the paper says. They include memos apparently dictated by bin Laden urging followers to avoid indiscriminate attacks which kill Muslims and pondering a rebranding of al-Qaeda under a new name.

The documents include memos stating broad strategic aims but little “hands-on” planning, according to sources.

The papers also show a close working relationship between top al-Qaeda leaders and Mullah Omar, the overall commander of the Taliban, including frequent discussions of joint operations against Nato forces in Afghanistan, the Afghan government and targets in Pakistan.

The communications show a three-way conversation between bin Laden, his then deputy Ayman Zawahiri and Omar, who is believed to have been in Pakistan since fleeing Afghanistan after the collapse of his regime in 2001.
They indicate a “very considerable degree of ideological convergence,” the source told The Guardian.

  1. Sagir Reply

    Would this cut by the american report? Am doubt really doubt. What about the christian captured attempting to bomb a churches? And those cought with several explotion material and arms which all are chritaian? Why forget to attach there links and contact. Its clearly out this is setup by some western contry behind this terrorist attacks. How will the leader olwys seeing only at youtube yet 2b found, is he exist and live at nigeria? God bless and protect our dear Nigeria

    • chingy Reply

      I’m sure you are not even aware of what is going on. Which christians have you seen killing in the name of God? Does killing innocent people justify religion or faith? There is clear evidence that Boko Haram had made contact with al qaeda and you are claiming its some western or American ploy? Was it America that sent boko haram to fight alongside tuareg rebels in mali in the name of creating an Islamic state? You should beware of your source and make sure you get your facts straight before making public utterances. The truth about it all is Boko Haram is an evil group and will never be accepted no matter what they do. See the way they killed innocent christians who went to praise the same God they are using his name to kill. I wonder if God made them his judges on earth. I think its time dialogue is set aside, and the ruthless way pursued.

  2. almuhandis Reply

    you r a fool! islam is always in denial d blood of christians r already catching up with the evil spirit of christians.Before Osama was killed muslims deny his existance. now itis abu shakau. kafir like you,what do you know of peace or religion.See what God is doing now in Jesus name.amen

  3. Abubakar lawal kafinsoli Reply

    This is just a programing, we wll never agree, fuck u

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