'Deep Throat' Comes Forward



'Deep Throat' Reportedly Comes Forward

A former FBI official claims he was "Deep Throat," the long-anonymous source who leaked secrets about President Nixon's Watergate coverup to The Washington Post, Vanity Fair reported Tuesday. (AP)

Bernstein: We Won't Confirm or Deny Deep Throat ID

Carl Bernstein won't confirm or deny a report that former FBI official W. Mark Felt is the legendary Watergate source "Deep Throat." (News Max)

C.I.A. Expanding Terror Battle Under Guise of Charter Flights

The airplanes of Aero Contractors Ltd. take off from Johnston County Airport here, then disappear over the scrub pines and fields of tobacco and sweet potatoes. Nothing about the sleepy Southern setting hints of foreign intrigue. Nothing gives away the fact that Aero's pilots are the discreet bus drivers of the battle against terrorism, routinely sent on secret missions to Baghdad, Cairo, Tashkent and Kabul. (NY Times)

Terror Suspects Called Bin Laden Followers

Two U.S. citizens facing terrorism charges — one a doctor and the other a self-described martial arts expert — became enthusiastic followers of al Qaeda and Osama bin Laden before their arrest, according to court papers released Monday. (Washington Post)

U.S. General Rejects Amnesty Report

Top US general Richard Myers has described an Amnesty International report on Guantanamo Bay as "absolutely irresponsible". (BBC)


Pakistani Leader Says His Nation Will Deport Senior Al Qaeda Suspect To United States

Senior al-Qaida militant Abu Faraj al-Libbi will be handed over to the United States for prosecution, President Gen. Pervez Musharraf said Tuesday, ending speculation that the military ruler would seek to try the Libyan-born terror suspect here for two attempts on the Pakistani leader's life. (AP)

Bomber's Photo Released

A photograph of the suspected bomber, who killed at least 25 people in an attack at a shrine in the Pakistani capital, was released here yesterday. (Arab News)


AP: Gitmo Prisoners Told Panel About Abuse

One Guantanamo prisoner told a military panel that American troops beat him so badly he wets his pants now. Another detainee claimed U.S. troops stripped prisoners in Afghanistan and intimidated them with dogs so they would admit to militant activity.

(Washington Post)

Saudi Arabia

Saudi Questions Citizens Handed Over by Syria On Suspicion of Trying to Enter Iraq

Authorities are interrogating more than 30 Saudis who may have been trying to enter Iraq from Syria to join the insurgency, but were sent home at a time when Syria is under heavy American pressure to stop foreign fighters from crossing its borders. (AP)


Blasts in Christian Town in Indonesia Kill at Least 21

Two bombs ripped through a busy market in a Christian town in eastern Indonesia on Saturday, killing up to 21 people in an attack likely to raise fears sectarian bloodshed could again break out in the region. (NY Times)



Former Iraqi Officers to Be Tried in Yemen

Yemeni judicial sources said Sunday three Iraqi intelligence officers from the former Saddam Hussein regime are to be tried in a terrorism court. (UPI)

Yemen Preacher Gets Death for Spying, Supporting Rebellion

A Yemeni security court yesterday sentenced a mosque preacher to death and jailed another for eight years for spying and supporting a rebellion last year. (Arab News)

Abu Ghraib

Navy Commando Cleared in Abu Ghraib Case

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