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To: nwctwx
Huge news here:

Insurgent Alliance Is Fraying In Fallujah

From the Washington Post....

18 posted on 10/12/2004 9:21:53 PM PDT by Ernest_at_the_Beach (A Proud member of Free Republic ~~The New Face of the Fourth Estate since 1996.)
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Chechen Terrorists Probed

Chechen terrorists probed By Bill Gertz THE WASHINGTON TIMES U.S. security officials are investigating a recent intelligence report that a group of 25 Chechen terrorists illegally entered the United States from Mexico in July. The Chechen group is suspected of having links to Islamist terrorists seeking to separate the southern enclave of Chechnya from Russia, according to officials familiar with intelligence reports. Members of the group, said to be wearing backpacks, secretly traveled to northern Mexico and crossed into a mountainous part of Arizona that is difficult for U.S. border security agents to monitor, said officials speaking on the condition of anonymity. The intelligence report was supplied to the U.S. government in late August or early September and was based on information from an intelligence source that has been proved reliable in other instances, one official said. A second U.S. official said the report is being investigated, but said it could not be determined whether the group of Chechens actually entered the country, as the intelligence source reported. "We don't know whether or not that report is true," this official said. A spokesman for U.S. Customs and Border Protection confirmed ...

19 posted on 10/12/2004 9:40:16 PM PDT by nwctwx
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http://www.insightmag.com/news/2004/10/11/Politics/my.Enemys.Enemy-750438.shtml

"'My Enemy's Enemy'"
By Frederick J. Chiaventone


Posted October 12, 2004


27 posted on 10/12/2004 10:10:12 PM PDT by Cindy
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach
Insurgent Alliance Is Fraying In Fallujah

I had this covered in the Terrorist Summary 10/7/04

58 posted on 10/13/2004 7:51:29 AM PDT by Godzilla (I Freep, therefore I am)
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