Berto Jongman: The Kandahar Audio Casette Collection – Central to Understanding Emergence of Al Qaeda Prior to 9/11

A collection of more than 1500 audiocassettes from Kandahar.  The collection is central to understanding al-Qaida’s emergence as an organisation before 9/11.
A first inventarisation and description can be found in: Flagg Miller. Insight from Bin Laden’s audiocassette library in Kandahar. CTC Sentinel, 4(10), October 2011.
An analysis of Flag Miler can also be found in : J.Deol, Z. Kazmi (Eds) Contextualizing jihadi thought. New York: Horst & Company, Columbia University Press, 2012.

Audio (Expert Witness Radio): 1. Code Name “Geronimo” Significance 2. Jose Guerena Massacre

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When the Obama administration sent 24 Navy SEALs into Osama Bin Laden’s compound in Abbotabad, Pakistan, “Geronimo” was the code name for the mission. It was also the code the SEALs used to alert their commanders that they identified their target; and finally “Geronimo-E KIA” was the coded message to confirm that they had killed Bin Laden.

Tonight, Mike and Mark speak with Professor Jim Craven / Omahkohkiaaiipooyii (Big Bear Speaks), a life-long Native American activist, a Professor of Economics at Clark College, Tsinghua University in Beijing and the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences about the Obama Administration’s use of “Geronimo” as a code word for Osama Bin Laden, and its’ historical significance.

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