EMF — Based on over five years of research, Rohan Gunaratna a research fellow at the Centre for the Study of Terrorism and Political Violence, University of St. Andrews, Scotland exposes , global funds of al Qaeda were managed by an exiled Saudi businessman in Ethiopia, Sheikh Muhammad Hussein al-Almadi, In his book “Inside Al Qaeda: Global Network of Terror” Gunaratna provides the definitive story behind the rise of this mysterious group to a big organization making headlines today.
The third paragraph on page 85 reads:
A bank in the Gulf was used to fund al Qaeda operation in Chechnya, and Osama ordered an investigation after it was brought to his attention that Chechen leaders were siphoning off large sums for their personal use. At a global level, al Qaeda funds were managed by an exiled Saudi businessman in Ethiopia, Sheikh Muhammad Hussein al-Almadi; the Afghanistan and Peshawar-based Palestinian…
Based on over five years of research, the book provides the definitive story behind the rise of this mysterious group to an organization making headlines today. It documents how al Qaeda (AQ) organized and manipulated a global network of associated Jihadists to conduct terrorism around the planet.
In 2002 several newspapers in USA have reported similar stories linking Sheikh Muhammad Al Amudin to al- Al Qaeda group.
Since then, Sheik Mohammed Al Amoudi has not be able to enter the United States.