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Al Qaeda-linked group reportedly
holding 7 Americans among 41
hostages after taking control
of Algerian gas field

Fox News & Associated Press, by Staff

Original Article

Posted By:KarenJ1, 1/16/2013 11:55:30 AM

Islamist militants from Mali have attacked and taken control of a natural gas field partly owned by BP in southern Algeria, killing two and reportedly taking 41 people hostage, including seven Americans. A group called the Katibat Moulathamine, or the Masked Brigade, called a Mauritanian news outlet to say one of its subsidiaries had carried out the operation on the Ain Amenas gas field, taking 41 hostages from nine or 10 different nationalities. The group´s claim could not be independently substantiated and typically there would be fewer than 20 foreign staff members on site on a typical

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So what will this worthless regime do? Lead from behind? Al Qaeda sure is on the run. s/o

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: olcap, 1/16/2013 12:00:13 PM     (No. 9120034)

Why are Americans at an Algerian gas field?

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Reply 2 - Posted by: BaseballFan, 1/16/2013 12:03:58 PM     (No. 9120043)

Al Qaeda´s on the run, alright. Note how this group is described... as a "subsidiary".

"We´re incorporated the world over, to bring terrorism closer to you!"

/s off/

Another ´lead from behind´ opportunity for pResident Usurper. Sure hope these seven are not going to end up like the Benghazi Four.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Ida Lou Pino, 1/16/2013 12:05:05 PM     (No. 9120047)

Don´t worry.

Zippy will "bring the perpetrators to justice." Only problem is - - Zippy always thinks the Americans are the perps.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Ida Lou Pino, 1/16/2013 12:06:11 PM     (No. 9120051)

Wait!

It´s the video - - that damn video!

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Reply 5 - Posted by: BuckeyeRon, 1/16/2013 12:15:51 PM     (No. 9120076)

#1...Algeria is a major longtime producer of oil and gas and the US buys about 25% of it...rest goes to France, Spain, etc...

32 nations in Africa produce oil and gas or are about to bring online newly discovered reserves...Nigeria is numero uno from the Continent and supplies us with about 1 of every 6 barrels we import, particularly the Nigerian sweet and light crude preferred for aviation fuel...

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Reply 6 - Posted by: PatPiano, 1/16/2013 12:20:19 PM     (No. 9120086)

Reminds me of the Carter regime in the late 70´s - the end of this incident will not be pretty.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: NYBruin, 1/16/2013 12:22:00 PM     (No. 9120088)

Time for a sequel to Zero Dark Thirty already?

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Reply 8 - Posted by: zephyrgirl, 1/16/2013 12:24:04 PM     (No. 9120094)

I hope those seven realize they´re on their own.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: horacer, 1/16/2013 12:28:30 PM     (No. 9120107)

This is odd. This field is 600 miles from the border with Mali but only 60 miles from the border with Libya. I wonder if the attack originated in Libya.

Despite what Panetta says I still think it´s a matter of weeks before we have troops on the ground. Most of the EU may end up with boots on the ground.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Grady, 1/16/2013 12:33:07 PM     (No. 9120120)

Well if Obama can go to bed while knowing that a U.S Ambassador
is being raped and slaughtered, then these 7 Americans are toast.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: hicksvillekid59, 1/16/2013 1:44:54 PM     (No. 9120329)

Well now. Get the PIAPS on a plane to get over there and brow beat Al Qaeda into letting the hostages go. Should be easy, they are on the run, donch know?

I´ll bet these 7 Americans know exactly how the EH sold the guys in Bengahzi down the river. I´m sure they are in a bad spot and they know it. I pray for them because the EH has their back and you know how that turned out.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: LanieLou, 1/16/2013 3:22:43 PM     (No. 9120551)

This is Obama´s Come to Allah moment... His Muslim Brotherhood invasions are now being challenged by the France & UN.

Obama is only allowed to kill rogue arabs, not believers executing the Caliphate goals. Even providing logistic support will get him in trouble with the Mullahs.

Taqiyya Tactics won´t protect him this time... Should be fun to watch this roll out.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: Philipsonh, 1/16/2013 4:24:57 PM     (No. 9120654)

I feel terrible for ALL the hostages, but this action simply proves how much the Obama Administration has LIED about foreign affairs,
among all the other lies, in my OPINION.

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