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To: Brad from Tennessee

Alqaeda’s been in Derna from the outset... it isn’t something new.


5 posted on 10/26/2012 9:39:37 PM PDT by piasa (Attitude adjustments offered here free of charge)
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Diplomats and other observers in Libya say that with elections one month away, the National Transitional Council is struggling to exert control over various militia prominent in the uprising against Moammar Gadhafi. One source briefed by Western intelligence officials said that of particular concern is the city of Derna on the Mediterranean coast some 160 miles (260 kilometers) west of the Egyptian border. The source told CNN that hundreds of Islamist militants are in and around the town, and there are camps where weapons and physical training are provided to militants. He said one official had described the area as... -------Concern Grows Over Jihadist Numbers in Eastern Libya (May 2012, all we needed to know)Assyrian International News Agency ^ | May 15, 2012 | AINA Wednesday, September 12, 2012 9:40:03 PM · by barryobi
7 posted on 10/26/2012 9:55:38 PM PDT by piasa (Attitude adjustments offered here free of charge)
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MAY 2012 : (LIBYA) Diplomats and other observers in Libya say that with elections one month away, the National Transitional Council is struggling to exert control over various militia prominent in the uprising against Moammar Gadhafi. One source briefed by Western intelligence officials said that of particular concern is the city of Derna on the Mediterranean coast some 160 miles (260 kilometers) west of the Egyptian border. The source told CNN that hundreds of Islamist militants are in and around the town, and there are camps where weapons and physical training are provided to militants. He said one official had described the area as... -------Concern Grows Over Jihadist Numbers in Eastern Libya (May 2012, all we needed to know)Assyrian International News Agency ^ | May 15, 2012 | AINA Wednesday, September 12, 2012 9:40:03 PM · by barryobi
8 posted on 10/26/2012 9:56:05 PM PDT by piasa (Attitude adjustments offered here free of charge)
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Many from eastern Libya went to Afghanistan and Pakistan in the 1990’s because they couldn’t fight Gaddafi in Libya. Some came back to fight Gaddafi recently, and some are Al Qaeda supporters trained in Af/Pak.


9 posted on 10/26/2012 11:12:53 PM PDT by gleeaikin
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