Abu Nidal mystery solved
October 27, 2008 7:08 AM Subscribe
Remember Abu Nidal?
posted by stbalbach (17 comments total)
The "Bin Laden" of the 70s and 80s, he mysteriously committed suicide in Baghdad on the eve of the 2003 invasion. New documents have come to light
suggesting Nidal was working for the USA "trying to find evidence linking Saddam and al-Qa'ida."
After the Iraqis discovered his collusion with US intelligence he was initially "interrogated". His end is recorded bleakly: "Upon being asked to accompany those charged with guarding him to a more secure location to continue the interrogation procedures, he requested that he be allowed to change his clothes. On entering his bedroom, he committed suicide. Unsuccessful attempts were made to resuscitate him ..."