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I'd heard nothing about this story anywhere today, and finding it online after seeing the story on Countdown with Keith Olbermann, turned up very little as well. I'd imagine that will change very soon.
Rudolph Giuliani has had several bumps in the road over the last six weeks or so, none of which seem to be sticking--yet. But if he manages to secure the nomination, a truckload of muck is going to fall on him in 2008. And on the plus side, the Democrats don't have to make anything up.
Rudy's Ties to a Terror Sheikh
Three weeks after 9/11, when the roar of fighter jets still haunted the city's skyline, the emir of gas-rich Qatar, Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifah al-Thani, toured Ground Zero. Although a member of the emir's own royal family had harbored the man who would later be identified as the mastermind of the attack—a man named Khalid Sheikh Muhammad. . . [snip]. . .Rudy Giuliani, apparently unaware of what the FBI and CIA had long known about Qatari links to Al Qaeda, appeared on CNN with al-Thani that night and vouched for the emir when Larry King asked the mayor: "You are a friend of his, are you not?"
Read the whole story at: Village Voice