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Thursday, February 21, 2008

2003-07-18: FBI Report on Conflict Diamonds and Al Qaeda

The FBI wrote this lengthy report to rebut claims that al Qaeda was linked to the conflict diamond trade. Two versions were provided to INTELWIRE, each is differently redacted. Neither version of this report has previously seen the light of day, to my knowledge, so it's an important release.

2003-07-18: FBI Report on Conflict Diamonds and Al Qaeda

2003-07-18: FBI Report on Conflict Diamonds and Al Qaeda

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