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Anti-PKK/PYD cartoon, playing off the group's demand to free convicted terrorist Abdullah Ocalan while locking up its peaceful political foes
May 31, 2014

U.S. Special Forces ‘sent on Libya mission’

by
Henry Jackson Society

Originally published in Ammon News

‘AMMONNEWS – Special forces from the United States, France and Algeria have been dispatched to Libya’s south to target terrorist networks, The Times newspaper reported Friday…

The U.K. daily quoted Olivier Guitta, [D]irector of [R]esearch at the Henry Jackson Society, a London-based think-tank, as saying the Special Forces’ objective was al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (Aqim).

Guitta said Western states were inclined more than ever to intervene in the North African state.

Mokhtar Belmokhtar, a one-eyed Algerian militant believed to be responsible for killing foreign oil workers in Algeria last year, was of particular interest to Western states, Guitta said.’

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