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How al-Qaeda got to rule in Tripoli
Asia TImes ^
| Aug 30, 2011
| Pepe Escobar
Posted on 10/03/2012 12:53:44 PM PDT by Hugin
His name is Abdelhakim Belhaj. Some in the Middle East might have, but few in the West and across the world would have heard of him.
Time to catch up. Because the story of how an al-Qaeda asset turned out to be the top Libyan military commander in still war-torn Tripoli is bound to shatter - once again - that wilderness of mirrors that is the "war on terror", as well as deeply compromising the carefully constructed propaganda of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization's (NATO's) "humanitarian" intervention in Libya.
(Excerpt) Read more at atimes.com ...
TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: alqaeda; libya; obama
This article was origanally posted when it came out over a year ago. But with the murderous terror attack in Benghazi, it might be of interest to those who missed it the first time around.
posted on 10/03/2012 12:53:47 PM PDT
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