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ISIL Targets Saudi Intelligence
Thw Washington Free Beacon ^ | 08/04/14 | Bill Gertz

Posted on 08/04/2014 7:52:09 AM PDT by winoneforthegipper

The ultra-violent al Qaeda offshoot group Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL or ISIS) has targeted Saudi Arabian intelligence officers for a campaign of assassination as part of plans by the group to expand activities inside the oil-rich kingdom.

A Twitter campaign by ISIL terrorists was launched Friday that sought information on Saudi intelligence officers. It followed a fatal knife attack against a Saudi police officer last week.

U.S. intelligence agencies monitoring ISIL’s social media communications identified the campaign as a crowd-sourced effort to gather names and other personal information about Saudi intelligence officials for the assassination campaign.

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TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: isis
They are a resourceful bunch...got to give them that.
1 posted on 08/04/2014 7:52:09 AM PDT by winoneforthegipper
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To: winoneforthegipper

Oh dear. I’ll have to pick out a condolance card for the House of Saud.

Or not.


2 posted on 08/04/2014 8:01:21 AM PDT by Paine in the Neck (Socialism consumes EVERYTHING)
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To: Paine in the Neck

I was getting ready to grab a kleenex,,but on second thought, nope.


3 posted on 08/04/2014 8:35:48 AM PDT by austinaero
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To: winoneforthegipper

ISIL is getting good leadership these days. Can’t say as much for everyone else.


4 posted on 08/04/2014 8:49:00 AM PDT by ckilmer (q)
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