White House FINALLY admits U.S. consulate attacks in Libya that killed ambassador were acts of terror (but Obama still blames anti-Islam film)
- President refused to confirm al Qaeda involvement in attack where Ambassador Chris Stevens and three others were killed
- White House spokesman said: 'It is self-evident that what happened in Benghazi was a terrorist attack'
- Ambassador Stevens said he feared increasing threat of al Qaeda
- Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said today there was 'no basis' for fears
- Raises yet more questions about why there was not security at consulate
- Comes amid claims that ringleader behind attack was former Guantanamo inmate handed over to Libya by America
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Sufyan Ben Qumu, Former Gitmo Detainee Released by Pres. Bush, Led Attack on U.S. Embassy in Libya
By Michael Allen, Thu, September 20, 2012
Sufyan Ben Qumu, who was reportedly once Osama bin Laden's driver, is allegedly the leader of the recent attack on the U.S. embassy in Benghazi, Libya, which killed four Americans, including U.S. Ambassador John Christopher Stevens, reports the Daily Mail.
Qumu was held for six years, without trial, at the U.S. military detention center in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. In 2007, Qumu was released from Guantanamo Bay prison by President Bush and turned over to Gaddafi on the condition that he be kept in prison.
In 2010 Gaddafi freed Qumu from prison in Tripoli, along with 37 other prisoners.
During the uprising that toppled Gaddafi, Qumu emerged as a leader of the rebels.
Qumu had prior military experience fighting against the Soviets in Afghanistan with the Mujaheddin, a group funded and armed by the Reagan administration. Later, he fought against the Northern Alliance and fought alongside the Taliban.
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