February 4, 2013

Taming Terrorism in North Africa

Rep. Mike Rogers, Politico

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The threat from Al Qaeda-linked terrorists is continuously evolving as they seek new safe havens from which to recruit, train and conduct operations against Americans and our interests. They are attracted to areas of weak governance like the tribal areas of Pakistan, Yemen and now North and West Africa. From these areas, terrorists tell us they want to strike American and other Western targets.

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TAGGED: Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb, Algeria, Mali, North Africa


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