FISA Recap Spreadsheet: Asim Ghafoor

Document Date: July 9, 2014
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This excerpt from the NSA’s FISA Recap Spreadsheet lists an email address identified as belonging to Asim Ghafoor, a prominent Muslim-American attorney who represented controversial clients, such as Muhammad Jamal Khalifa, Osama bin Laden’s brother-in-law. Ghafoor’s email account, amongst a known total of 7,485 email addresses, was subjected to NSA, CIA, and FBI surveillance between 2005 and 2008. This excerpt indicates that the FBI began monitoring Saeed in March, 2005 and expected to end surveillance in late March 2008.