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An interdepartmental memo from the Libyan National Security offices in Tripoli to the Ministry of the Interior contains several confessions from six Egyptians in Libyan custody for the September 11, 2012 bombing of the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi. The document implicates the Muslim Brotherhood and Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi for funding, support, planning, and executing the terrorist attack on the U.S. Consulate.

“[D]uring interrogations, these Egyptian jihadi cell members ‘confessed to very serious and important information concerning the financial sources of the group and the planners of the event and the storming and burning of the U.S. consulate in Benghazi…. And among the more prominent figures whose names were mentioned by cell members during confessions were: Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi; preacher Safwat Hegazi; Saudi businessman Mansour Kadasa, owner of the satellite station, Al-Nas; Egyptian Sheikh Muhammad Hassan; former presidential candidate, Hazim Salih Abu Isma’il…'”— Raymond Ibrahim, translator and author of Arabic history, language, and current events

I.M. Kane

For more on the story, see Libyan Intelligence: Morsi, Muslim Brotherhood Involved in Benghazi and The Muslim Brotherhood’s Connection to Benghazi.

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