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Feds bust man in al Qaeda
plot to attack US personnel
in Afghanistan, Nigeria

New York Post, by Mitchel Maddux

Original Article

Posted By:LittleHoodedMonk, 3/21/2013 12:07:44 AM

Federal authorities today announced the arrest of a man from Niger and charged him with joining al Qaeda to attack US military personnel in Afghanistan and plotting bomb strikes against American diplomatic facilities in Nigeria. Brooklyn federal prosecutors say that Ibrahim Suleiman Adnan Adam Harun, 43, traveled from Saudia Arabia to Afghanistan to take up arms with jihadists just weeks before the Sept. 11 attacks. Harun adopted the nom de guerre "Spin Ghul" - which means "White Rose" - and utilized a half-dozen other aliases while working as an al Qaeda operative, officials said.

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Now, it begins be be "transparent" why 0bama may have wanted to have drone strikes in the US. I guess his apologizing to our past and present enemies didn´t work well during his first term. Now, we will suffer the havoc of his failed or non-existent policies to protect US, on American soil eventually.

      


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