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Algerian Update: Attack Was Inside Job, Weapons Came from Libya

Commentary Update:   The UK Telegraph reported today,  that “up to five of the al Qaeda-linked Islamists who carried out the most spectacular and bloody hostage situation in recent years were employees of the gas plant.” One of the co-workers turned

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Eye Witness Report: Terrorists in Algeria: “We’re Only After the Christians”

Editor’s Commentary:  As the dust begins to settle at the Tiguentourine gas complex, 40 km from the city of In Amenas in eastern Algeria, the clean-up is just beginning. At last count, at least 23 hostages and 32 of the

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Algeria: 34 Hostages, 15 Terrorists Killed in Botched Rescue Attempt

In case anyone still doubts that al Qaeda is alive and well, the spreading terrorism across northern Africa and the Middle East should put that doubt to rest. The most recent attack against civilians working at the In Amenas gas

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