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in response to reader comment: Ok, you asked for references, here they are

Submitted by J Smith (United States), Aug 8, 2011 at 07:27

Areen Ahmad's story is compelling indeed. Thank God she changed her mind at the last minute. But what's the connection with your own narrative? OK, she may well be a cousin (or given her age, rather a niece), but it happened in 2002 , 24 yrs after you left and - as you have stated often - you have lost all contact with your family in Beit Sahour. You call Areen the "mastermind"? The poor 20-year old didn't even know where she was! By the way, your own bomb story was not yet published in 2002, or was it?

You provide no connection between Jawad Younis and Abu Zubaydah. He did defend one of 13 bomb plotters in Amman in 2000, but Abu Zubaydah is mentioned nowhere. And even if he was, why would that make him, a mere attorney, complicit as a "terrorist"? That's what defense attorneys do for a living.

The letter he signed was addressed to both President Lahoud and Nasrallah, and signed by 180 individuals and organisations from different countries to express solidarity with the people of Lebanon during the 2006 war. Terrorists don't deliver a letter with their names and addresses to an Embassy.

Look, I'm not trying to defend your family, and certainly not Nasrallah.
The point is that, the more you are desperately trying to uphold your embellished story, the more holes you poke, yourself.

For the record, I am not associated with CAIR, or CNN, or any other folks you consider your "foes". But I do have a nose for fishy stories....

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