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Algeria Hostage Crisis Comes to a Bloody End
Arutz Sheva ^ | 19/1/13

Posted on 01/19/2013 11:59:46 AM PST by Eleutheria5

A four day hostage crisis ended Saturday in a final assault by Algerian special forces on a group of Islamic terrorists who were holed up, along with dozens of hostages, in a gas facility in the country.

The forces stormed the complex resulting in the deaths of at least 19 hostages and 29 Islamist terrorists.

The Niger terrorist believed to lead the al-Qaeda splinter group, Abdul Rahman al-Nigeri, is reported...among those killed.

(Excerpt) Read more at israelnationalnews.com ...


TOPICS: Extended News; Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: algeria; bloody; end; hostagecrisis
Take notes. This will happen a lot in future.
1 posted on 01/19/2013 11:59:51 AM PST by Eleutheria5
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To: Eleutheria5

Yep. This is the knife a bunch of 7th century savages have right on the jugular vein of the West.


2 posted on 01/19/2013 12:02:59 PM PST by Lurker (Violence is rarely the answer. But when it is it is the only answer.)
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To: Eleutheria5
More Americans murdered by Muslims. Hussein seems pleased....

3 posted on 01/19/2013 12:05:03 PM PST by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both)
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To: Eleutheria5

Yes but Scott Pelley of CBS with a beaming smile reported the Americans were rescued safe and sound earlier this week. Hooray Obama! Tonight’s CBS weekend anchor might make quick vague mention about Algerian forces having mounted a rescue operation that killed all the terrorists and that no hostages are known to have been killed by the rescuers at which point the story becomes old news.


4 posted on 01/19/2013 12:07:31 PM PST by fso301
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To: BenLurkin

The nature of the Muslim beast is ... “kill them all.”


5 posted on 01/19/2013 12:11:03 PM PST by OldNavyVet
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To: BenLurkin

The nature of the Muslim beast is ... “kill them all.”


6 posted on 01/19/2013 12:11:17 PM PST by OldNavyVet
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To: Lurker
The background stories on the AlQaida attack had them hijacking some buses to go to where they really wanted to go. They were stopped by Algerian security people, so they went to the gasplant as a target of opportunity.

Note ~ gas plant ~ with the natural gas discoveries in the United States and elsewhere (due to deep well frakking technology) this facility is of declining importance to us, or anybody else in the West. It remains of vital interest to Algerians ~ and they've just shown they'll take no prisoners in protecting whatever declining value there is in Algerian gas production.

The situation here is that the Left has tried to thwart further natural gas development outside of North Africa and the Middle East so that their allies in AlQaida can continue to be a threat.

7 posted on 01/19/2013 12:11:31 PM PST by muawiyah
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To: Eleutheria5

It is truly tragic that so many innocent people lost their lives in this incident.

However, also notice that Algeria kept going until every terrorist was killed. That sounds like a message to those considering any future attacks.


8 posted on 01/19/2013 12:13:22 PM PST by canuck_conservative
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To: Eleutheria5

Abroad and right here at home.

It will start as soon as all Americans are disarmed.


9 posted on 01/19/2013 12:16:34 PM PST by 353FMG ( I refuse to specify whether I am serious or sarcastic -- I respect FReepers too much.)
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To: Eleutheria5

The Algerians faced an incredibly barbaric Islamist revolt for about 9 years. The villains were so brutal that they were about at the Red Khmer level of insanity. One of their favorite japes was to ride into a village, round up all the villagers, men, women and children, and decapitate them all.

Then they would ride to the next village.

The typical Algerian was all in favor of the government wiping out these monsters, and the government learned a few lessons.

While saving hostages is nice, the first priority is to kill every single terrorist. No quarter.

Those who support terrorists in any way are terrorists, even if they never do any terrorism themselves. So they get the same treatment. This applies to instigators, like Imams, suppliers, and those who cooperate with terrorists.

After their war, the government pretty well wiped out any vestige of that particular terrorist organization in the entire country. They do not want another to take its place.


10 posted on 01/19/2013 12:19:38 PM PST by yefragetuwrabrumuy (Best WoT news at rantburg.com)
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To: Eleutheria5

My understanding is lots of folks from middle east are getting liscensed to drive school buses and getting jobs in school cafeterias and janotorial school jobs..I suspect when those cells activate...Sandy Hook affioncionados will wish we had some armed people on the inside to combat the terror they have in mind....
freegards
LEX


11 posted on 01/19/2013 12:22:30 PM PST by lexington minuteman 1775
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To: 353FMG

“Abroad and right here at home.

It will start as soon as all Americans are disarmed.”

It will happen when Americans are in the process of being disarmed.

Gramma and Grandpa will be shot dead cause Grandpa didn’t want to give up his Garand that he used in Korea (they have an 8 round clip Oh my GOD!!!!). Or “the Smith family” was killed today when they did not comply with turning in Mr. Smiths AR15 and 3 30 round mags.

All will be reported (if there is any reporting at all) as domestic right wing terrorist.


12 posted on 01/19/2013 12:26:07 PM PST by CapnJack
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To: lexington minuteman 1775

Terror on the school bus will not be stopped by anyone armed at the school. Time bomb just waiting to explode.


13 posted on 01/19/2013 12:37:03 PM PST by George from New England (escaped CT in 2006, now living north of Tampa)
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To: Eleutheria5
Isn’t it racist to call the guy a “Niger terrorist?”
14 posted on 01/19/2013 12:45:36 PM PST by Cowboy Bob (Soon the "invisible hand" will press the economic "reset" button.)
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To: muawiyah

You’re right, the gas field is partially state owned. Algeria was protecting their investment. Foreign workers are easily replaceable as far as Algeria is concerned.

There was a warning of this attack two months ago, it wasn’t exactly a surprise. It is my guess that Obama told the French to take care of Al Qaeda because Algeria and Mali were once French colonies and Obama didn’t want to tangle with Al Qaeda before the inauguration because he had been denying the resurgence of Al Qaeda since the killing of Bin Laden. He wasn’t about to allow them to draw him back into a battle.


15 posted on 01/19/2013 12:54:45 PM PST by Eva
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To: Cowboy Bob
Soon the "invisible hand" will press the economic "reset" button bitch slap us!

Like your tag line but I believe that the press will be very firm.

16 posted on 01/19/2013 1:03:22 PM PST by Aevery_Freeman (Proud Thought Criminal since 1984)
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To: Eva
There was a warning of this attack two months ago, it wasn’t exactly a surprise. It is my guess that Obama told the French to take care of Al Qaeda because Algeria and Mali were once French colonies and Obama didn’t want to tangle with Al Qaeda before the inauguration because he had been denying the resurgence of Al Qaeda since the killing of Bin Laden. He wasn’t about to allow them to draw him back into a battle.

I like the way you think Eva. Too bad not enough people can see clearly, is it not?

FMCDH(BITS)

17 posted on 01/19/2013 1:12:23 PM PST by nothingnew (I fear for my Republic due to marxist influence in our government. Open eyes/see)
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To: Cowboy Bob

If it were lower case with two ‘g’s, yes. On the other hand, the term “nigardly” was once considered racist when a conservative used it. So since A7 is right of center, it must have been racism.


18 posted on 01/19/2013 1:14:03 PM PST by Eleutheria5 (End the occupation. Annex today.)
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To: lexington minuteman 1775
I suspect when those cells activate...Sandy Hook affioncionados will wish we had some armed people on the inside to combat the terror they have in mind....

I fear that the next attack will be like the one you describe but simultaneous attacks with many other schools. Perhaps sporting events.

19 posted on 01/19/2013 2:30:04 PM PST by VRW Conspirator (Sometimes it takes calamity to lead to serenity - FReeper RacerX1128)
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To: yefragetuwrabrumuy

The government then did not much for a year except keep outlawing the FIS (which was then winning elections as an islamic muslim brotherhood style party). The FIS was so popular that it even killed its own voters and they felt they were not good muslims and let themselves be killed.

Then someone smarted up, the government started cracking down on them after Euro-French outrage and letting villagers arm themselves with shotguns. After that this stuff stopped.

We are doing the opposite right now in the US, building up a similar radicalization of the liberals and outlawing of firearm ownership. Watch the child welfare politician seducers turn the little gay men of our nations into KhmerRouges of some sort.


20 posted on 01/19/2013 3:48:03 PM PST by JudgemAll (Democrats Fed. job-security Whorocracy & hate:hypocrites must be gay like us or be tested/crucified)
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To: Eleutheria5

Thank goodness Obama weakened AQ greatly in his first term. At this rate they will be extinct by the next election.


21 posted on 01/19/2013 3:54:39 PM PST by morphing libertarian
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To: Eleutheria5

The first lesson of the Middle East is don’t go there.


22 posted on 01/19/2013 3:57:39 PM PST by bmwcyle (People who do not study history are destine to believe really ignorant statements.)
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To: canuck_conservative
notice that Algeria kept going until every terrorist was killed.

Yep, them ain't a go'n to come back to do it again after a free Caribbean vacation.

23 posted on 01/19/2013 8:49:04 PM PST by fella ("As it was before Noah, so shall it be again,")
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