Al Qaeda operative Abd al Rahim al Nashiri has been charged with planning, organizing, and directing attacks against the USS Cole in 2000, the 2002 attack on the Limburg, a French oil tanker, and an attempted attack on the USS The Sullivans in 2000. Nashiri is a Saudi citizen who is currently being held at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.
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