Foreword: CIA double agent Morton Storm was a top Al Qaeda operative in the Arabian Peninsula and right-hand man to Anwar al-Awlaki who not only eventually led the American's to al-Awlaki himself but also played cupid between al-Awlaki and his 3rd wife before the American's neutralised him.
This was a top Al Qaeda operative living and operating in Luton.
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Morton Storm, a Danish convert to Islam, was a trusted al-Qaeda associate when he was offered $250,000 by the CIA to find a wife for Awlaki - who already had two - in an effort to track him down.
To do this, Storm turned to Facebook, and found 'Aminah' - who said she was a fan of Awlaki.
He then orchestrated an exchange of previously unseen video messages between the two, and - despite an assassination order on Awlaki from the U.S., they agreed to marry. But while successful in its early stages, the rest of the CIA's plot was thwarted.
The CIA plan, Morton says, was to plant a tracking device on Aminah's luggage when she came to Yemen to meet her new husband - which would lead the agency directly to Awlaki's hideout.
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