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Algeria hostage crisis: al Qaeda had
help from inside claim security sources

Telegraph [UK], by Abdelatif Belkayem and Henry Samuel

Original Article

Posted By:NorthernDog, 1/20/2013 6:47:56 PM

Up to five of the al Qaeda-linked Islamists who carried out the most spectacular and bloody hostage situation in recent years were employees of the gas plant, security sources have revealed. One of those involved in the "inside job" was of French nationality, the sources told the Daily Telegraph, in what appears to be a blow to those in charge of safety at the highly strategic In Amenas plant, which accounts for 12 per cent of Algeria´s gas production. The unnamed French accomplice is said to have changed sides once his comrades in arms

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Alpha91c, 1/20/2013 7:02:29 PM     (No. 9128765)

How can this be?? Our warrior president offed OBL and thereby cut the head off AlQ. The Won has assured us that AlQ are on the ropes and no longer a threat to anybody. And now, the Brit media wants us to believe that AlQ is capable of planning and organising this assault.


Reply 2 - Posted by: spincut, 1/20/2013 7:24:49 PM     (No. 9128816)

What an outrage! The paper is saying that jihadis might help other jihadis kill Christians and Jews? Why, Obama has told us that Islam is the religion of peace! Obviously this paper is secretly operated by Fox News or Bush or Cheney.


   

 

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Reply 3 - Posted by: BaseballFan, 1/20/2013 8:44:06 PM     (No. 9128904)

"Inside".... the White House?


Reply 4 - Posted by: formerNYer, 1/20/2013 11:13:07 PM     (No. 9129080)

Yup they´re on the run.......

so they can kill more people more quickly.


Reply 5 - Posted by: lil dotty, 1/21/2013 12:55:41 AM     (No. 9129177)

Our sock puppet pResident is likely the ´insider´ Thought the bad guys were squished and no longer threatening. Have they doubled back and now after Two Won who is leading from the rear? The same guy that is said to be protecting all of us? He needs to be fired....seriously, fired. If it weren´t for foreign news how many of US would know about this latest incident? With the light worker getting charged up and all.


Reply 6 - Posted by: Trigger2, 1/21/2013 3:46:55 AM     (No. 9129273)

The WH has its own embedded Muslim Brotherhood spies. Ergo, Benghazi.


Reply 7 - Posted by: Libertygal, 1/21/2013 6:50:21 AM     (No. 9129385)

#3, exactly.

With weapons Fast and Furious II from Libya.


   

 

  


 

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