Unclassified Summary of Evidence for Administrative Review Board in the case of Abdallah Salih Ali Al Ajmi

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UNCLASSIFIED

Department of Defense
Office for the Administrative Review of the Detention of Enemy Combatants
at US Naval Base Guantanamo Bay, Cuba

From: Presiding Officer
To: Al Ajmi, Abdallah Salih Ali
Via: Assisting Military Officer
Subject: Unclassified Summary of Evidence for Administrative Review Board in the case of Al Ajmi, Abdallah Salih Ali


1.

An Administrative Review Board will be convened to review your case to determine if your continued detention is necessary.

2.

The Administrative Review Board will conduct a comprehensive review of all reasonably available and relevant information regarding your case. At the conclusion of this review the Board will make a recommendation to: (1) release you to your home state or to a third state; (2) transfer you to your home state, or a third state, with conditions agreed upon by the United States and your home state, or the third state; or (3) continue your detention under United States control.

3.

The following primary factors favor continued detention:

a. Al Ajmi is a Taliban fighter
1.

Al Ajmi went AWOL from the Kuwaiti military in order to travel to Afghanistan to participate in the Jihad.

2.

Al Ajmi was issued an AK-47, ammunition and hand grenades by the Taliban.

b. Al Ajmi participated in military operations against the coalition.
1.

Al Ajmi admitted he was in Afghanistan fighting with the Taliban in the Bagram area.

2.

Al Ajmi was placed in a defensive position by the Taliban in order to block the Northern Alliance.

3.

Al Ajmi admitted spending eight months on the front line at the Aiubi Center, Afghanistan.

4.

Al Ajmi admitted engaging in two or three fire fights with the Northern Alliance.

5.

Al Ajmi retreated to the Torn Bora region of Afghanistan and was later captured as he attempted to escape to Pakistan.

c. Al Ajmi is committed to jihad.
1.

Al Ajmi went AWOL because he wanted to participate in the jihad in Afghanistan but could not get leave from the military.

2.

In Aug 2004, Al Ajmi wanted to make sure that when the case goes before the Tribunal, they know that he now is a Jihadist, an enemy combatant, and that he will kill as many Americans as he possibly can.

d.

Upon arrival at GTMO, Al Ajmi has been constantly in trouble. Al Ajmi's overall behavior has been aggressive and non-compliant, and he has resided in GTMO's disciplinary blocks throughout his detention.

e.

Based upon a review of recommendations from U.S. agencies and classified and unclassified documents, Al Ajmi is regarded as a continued threat to the United States and its Allies.

4.

The following primary factors favor release or transfer: No information available.

5.

You will be afforded a meaningful opportunity to be heard and to present information to the Board; this includes an opportunity to be physically present at the proceeding. The Assisting Military Officer (AMO) will assist you in reviewing all relevant and reasonably available unclassified information regarding your case. The AMO is not an advocate for or against continued detention, nor may the AMO form a confidential relationship with you or represent you in any other matter.