Country Linked To 9/11 Now Partially Owns Iconic Element Of NYC Skyline
A country which housed 9/11 mastermind Khalid Sheik Mohammed for years just bought a 10% stake in the Empire State Building.
The Qatar Sovereign Wealth Fund’s investment in the Empire State building is an effort to diversify Qatar’s investment portfolio, as it continues to take a hit from from low oil prices. Qatar’s investment fund is directly connected to the Qatari Royal Family, which maintains financial ties with terrorist groups like al-Qaida and the Islamic State.
U.S. officials had a plane waiting to take off to Qatar’s capital city in 1996, but Mohammed escaped after Qatari government officials tipped him off. Mohammed then made his way back to Afghanistan to rejoin Usama Bin-Laden with a passport those officials supplied him. U.S. intelligence officials believe Bin-Laden himself was allowed to visit Qatari royal family members who sponsored al-Qaida prior to the 9/11 attacks. – READ MORE