Post Tagged with: "Al-Qaida in the Islamic Maghreb"

March 2, 2010 04:57

U.S. Eyes Increasingly Active Al-Qaida Network in North Africa As It Gains Strength and Recruits

The rapid recent rise of the al-Qaida group in Yemen — which spawned the Christmas airliner attack — is seen by U.S. officials and counterterrorism analysts as evidence that the North African militants could just as quickly take on a broader jihadi mission and become a serious threat to the U.S. and European allies.