by Sam Chaney | WeaponizedNews.Com | October 1, 2016
Under the recently passed Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act (JASTA), which congress used a veto override on Obama to reaffirm. Stephanie Ross DeSimone widow of Navy Commander Patrick Dunn killed during the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks is the first American to sue Saudi Arabia for those attacks.
Beyond the massive financial sponsorship of Al Qaeda’s global jihad, the Saudi government, through its agents, officials and purported charities, has been intimately involved in all aspects of Al Qaeda’s operations including:
- (1) raising and laundering funds on behalf of Islamic terrorist organizations and associated separatist movements, including Al Qaeda;
- (2) channeling funds to Islamic terrorist organizations, fighters and associated separatist movements, including Al Qaeda;
- (3) providing financial and logistical support and physical assets to Islamic fighters and terrorists, including Al Qaeda;
- (4) aiding and abetting Al Qaeda’s terrorist activities, including the planning, coordination, funding and execution of terrorist attacks;
- (5) permitting Islamic fighters and terrorists, including Al Qaeda members, to use ostensible employment with their organizations as a vehicle for gaining access to conflict regions, thereby allowing those individuals to carry out militant and terrorist activities in those areas;
- (6) serving as liaisons to localized terrorist organizations on behalf of Al Qaeda, thereby assisting Al Qaeda in expanding its operational base and sphere of influence;
- (7) funding and facilitating shipments of arms and supplies to Islamic terrorist organizations and associated separatist movements, including Al Qaeda;
- (8) funding camps used by Al Qaeda and associated jihadist organizations to train soldiers and terrorists, including camps used to train the September 11th hijackers;
- (9) actively recruiting new members for Islamic terrorist organizations and associated separatist movements, including Al Qaeda;
- (10) working throughout the World to spread Al Qaeda’s jihadist ideology and draw new adherents to its cause;
- (11) serving as channels for distributing information and documentation within Islamic terrorist organizations and associated separatist movements, including Al Qaeda, and from Islamic terrorist organizations and separatist movements to the media;
- (12) disseminating publications designed to advance Al Qaeda’s radical Islamist ideology throughout the Muslim world and legitimize violent jihad against Christians and Jews on the grounds that they are “infidels” who do not deserve to live; and
- (13) openly advocating for Muslims to take up arms against Western and democratic societies, including the United States.