When Barney's fake ID card is shown to the camera, it shows his name as Ahmed Mahal and his rank as "Sargent". If a Middle Eastern army is obligingly going to print its ID cards in English rather than Arabic, they'd be sure to spell it correctly. See more
Person on Tape
Good morning, Mr. Phelps. The Middle East's most ruthless terrorist, Ismet El Kabir, who has been sentenced to death for mass murder, is about to be pardoned and released. A proclamation by his secret supporter, Ahmed Vassier, the Propaganda Minister of Suroq, will declare that El Kabir committed his crimes only out of concern for his people. El Kabir's release would signal a terror uprising that could engulf the whole region in war. Your mission, Jim, should you choose to accept it, is to see ...