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We’ll keep humiliating you with American XXXXXX

Christian Lorentzen: ‘Guantánamo Diary’, 5 February 2015

Guantánamo Diary 
by Mohamedou OuldSlahi, edited by Larry Siems.
Canongate, 379 pp., £20, January 2015, 978 1 78211 284 6
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... In​ the autumn of 2001 Mohamedou OuldSlahi was working in Nouakchott, the capital of Mauritania, setting up computer networks. He was born in the hinterlands, son of a nomadic camel trader, and had picked up the trade in Germany; he went to the University of Duisberg on a scholarship in 1988, at the age of 17 ...

The Indecisive Terrorist

Mary Anne Weaver: Ziad al-Jarrah, 8 September 2011

... of the jihad in Chechnya, and al-Masri gave him contact information for a man in Duisburg called Mohamedou OuldSlahi, a significant al-Qaida operative in Europe, already known to US and German intelligence, though neither agency knew that he was then living in Germany. Some days later, bin al-Shibh, accompanied by ...

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