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HOOD publishes documents re US shipment of weapons 1/17/11 for CT

Filed under: Counter-terror, Military, Security Forces, USA, Yemen, Yemen's Lies — by Jane Novak at 1:14 pm on Sunday, May 15, 2011

Yemen has its own wikileaks type of thing going on with numerous documents from the interior ministry and other officials published recently. This is another that outlines a shipment of weapons for CT when its known to the US government that Yemen has repeatedly and systematically diverted weapons and US trained units to use against its domestic enemies, whether in Saada or the south. In February, the US suspended the first installment of new mil aid after the state began murdering its own citizens.
Hood’s website is

al Masdar And distributed the National Organization for Defending Rights and Freedoms “HOOD” documents reveal the existence of a modern security cooperation relationship between the U.S. and Yemeni security is believed to be linked to the suppression of protests, which calls for ouster of President Ali Abdullah Saleh.

جاء ذلك في مؤتمر صحفي عقدته صباح اليوم الأحد في ساحة التغيير بصنعاء. This came at a press conference Sunday morning in the courtyard of the change in Sanaa. ونصت إحدى الوثائق المنسوبة إلى ويليام موني (عقيد في الجيش الأمريكي، وأعلى مسئول عسكري أمريكي في اليمن، والملحق الأمريكي بالسفارة في صنعاء) بتاريخ 17يناير 2011م، وتحمل رقم 252 موجهة إلى وزير الداخلية اليمني مطهر رشاد المصري “بأن طائرة عسكرية أمريكية سوف تصل إلى اليمن حيث ستنقل هذه الطائرة معدات لقوات العمليات الخاصة اليمنية وقوات الأمن المركزي – وحدة مكافحة الإرهاب”. And provided one of the documents attributed to William Mooney (a colonel in the U.S. Army, and the top U.S. military official in Yemen, and supplement the U.S. embassy in Sanaa) on January 17, 2011, carrying 252 addressed to the Yemeni Interior Minister Mutahar Rashad al-Masri, “that a U.S. military plane will arrive to Yemen where the plane will carry the equipment for special operations forces of Yemen and the Central Security Forces – and counter-terrorism unit. ” ومن المفترض أنها وصلت إلى مطار صنعاء الدولي في 19يناير 2011م It is assumed that they arrived at Sana’a International Airport in January 19, 2011

وتتألف الشحنة من آر بي جي7 وقاذفات لقوات العمليات الخاصة ومؤشرات الخطر وذخائر دخانية وحزم أسلحة خفيفة وصمام أمان لقوات الأمن المركزي – وحدات مكافحة الإرهاب. The shipment consists of RPG-7 launchers and special operations forces and indicators of risk and ammunition, smoke and light weapons and packs a safety valve for the Central Security Forces – and anti-terrorism units. بحسبما جاء في رسالة الضابط الأمريكي. As they have stated in the message the American officer.

ويقول العقيد ويليام في رسالته للواء المصري إن “كل هذا المعدات سيتم شحنها جوا مباشرة إلى مطار صنعاء الدولي وعلى ممثلي قوات الأمن المركزي وقوات العمليات الخاصة استلام تلك المعدات”. According to Colonel William in his letter to the Egyptian brigade “All this equipment will be shipped by air directly to the Sana’a International Airport and to the representatives of the Central Security Forces and Special Operations Forces to receive such equipment.”

ah a translation

U.S. Embassy
Office of Military Cooperation
Sana’a – Yemen
January 17, 2011

It gives me pleasure on behalf of His Excellency Ambassador Gerald Verstin to extend to you our warmest greetings and wishes you good health and happiness.

Would like the Office of Military Cooperation at the Embassy Alomrikipokiedp special operations in Yemen developed to inform the Ministry of Interior of Yemen that military aircraft will arrive in Yemen, where the plane will carry the equipment for the operation is the special forces the Yemeni Central Security Forces

It is supposed to reach this plane to the airport in Sana’a about January 19, 2011 consists of the cargo-propelled grenade launchers and special operations forces and indicators of risk and ammunition, smoke and light weapons and packs a safety valve for the central security forces and anti-terrorism unit

And would like the representative of the U.S. Department of Defense request for help to allow the entry of such equipment for the continuation of military cooperation and interdependence is important

And all this equipment and weapons will be shipped by air directly to the airport of Sana’a and the representatives of the Central Security Forces and Special Operations Forces receive the equipment

If you have an inquiry in this regard kindly communicate with the commander of special operations developed in Yemen in Sana’a Capt. Robert Niusn on Tel No. (736700441) and the Director of Training Mr. Nabil evangelized on the phone (7552393)

In the end, I would like to take this opportunity to pay tribute to the close relationship between us and renew my readiness to do any service you require

William Mooney
Colonel in the U.S. Army

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