Hicks Diary Reveals Terror Training

David Hicks’s handwritten ‘jihad diary’ gives new insight into the sophisticated terrorism training he underwent, exploding claims that he was an innocent abroad,” reports the Australian. “The confessed terrorism supporter used a school exercise book … to write up the detailed instruction he received in weapon use, explosives and military tactics from Islamic extremists in Pakistan.” Hicks revealed “that he had been trained to carry out armed raids and ambushes, and to designate potential targets including police and railway stations.” He was captured in Afghanistan, held at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, and “repatriated to Australia last May to serve out a prison sentence imposed by a US military commission.

http://www.theaustralian.news.com.au/story/0,25197,23243932-5006787,00.html

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