Saudis Face U.S. Demand On Terrorism

(Washington Post) Douglas Farah - A National Security Council task force is recommending an action plan to force Saudi Arabia to crack down on terrorist financiers within 90 days or face unilateral U.S. action to bring the suspects to justice, senior U.S. officials said Monday. U.S. intelligence agencies and financial investigators have put together a classified, working list of nine wealthy individuals believed to be the core group of financiers for al Qaeda and other radical Islamic terror groups, U.S. officials said. Seven are Saudis, one is a Pakistani merchant, and one is an Egyptian businessman.

2002-11-26 00:00:00

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