January 23, 2013

Some In Amenas, #Algeria Attackers Are Placed At #Benghazi

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ALGIERS — Several Egyptian members of the squad of militants that lay bloody siege to an Algerian gas complex last week also took part in the deadly attack on the United States Mission in Libya in September, a senior Algerian official said Tuesday.

The Egyptians involved in both attacks were killed by Algerian forces during the four-day ordeal that ended in the deaths of at least 38 hostages and 29 kidnappers, the official said. But three of the militants were captured alive, and one of them described the Egyptians’ role in both assaults under interrogation by the Algerian security services, the official said.

If confirmed, the link between two of the most brazen assaults in recent memory would reinforce the transborder character of the jihadist groups now striking across the Sahara[More...]

Well hell, no surprise here. Those who took part in the attack in Benghazi saw the weak response from Bronco Bama and his administration. Video!!

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Primer on Jihadi Players in Algeria and Mali, Pt4[final]: Ansar al-Din
Primer on Jihadi Players in Algeria and Mali, Pt3: Movement for Tawhid and Jihad in West Africa
Primer on Jihadi Players in Algeria and Mali, Pt2: Belmokhtar & Those Who Sign With Blood
Primer on Jihadi Players in Algeria and Mali, Pt1: AQIM

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