How did CIA money end up in al-Qaeda coffers?

March 15, 2015 7:48 PM

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This weekend it was reported that al Qaeda stockpiled weapons using covert cash funneled from the CIA by Afghan officials as part of a $5 million ransom for a hostage diplomat. Additionally, the CIA remained clueless that some of its money went directly to the terrorists behind the 9/11 attacks on New York and Washington.

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