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Video Shows CIA Bomber’s Connection to Taliban in Pakistan

The Taliban in Pakistan recently released a video with Humam Khalil Abu-Mulal al-Balawi (the suicide bomber who killed several CIA agents and one Jordanian intelligence agent). In the video Balawi explains his motivation for his upcoming suicide attack was the US’s predator drone strike of Baitullah Mehsud (a leader of violent crusade in Pakistan tribal region). “We will never forget the blood of our emir Baitullah Mehsud,” Balawi said on the tape. “We will always demand revenge for him inside America and outside.” Balawi was a double agent for al-Qaeda and the video reveals the degree of connection that still exists between the Taliban and Al Qaeda.

Read more at the Washington Post.


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