U.S. African Command sets exercises to counter Al Qaida in region; Algeria, Libya, Mali join forces to counter Al Qaida network; 35-member Al Qaida cell plotted to overthrow Morocco kingdom

August 2009
Geo-Strategy Direct;8/12/2009, p2
The article offers updates related to military operations in North Africa. U.S. plans counter-insurgency exercises with North African countries which were affected by the spread of Al Qaida network in the region. Algeria joins with Libya and Mali in battling the network of Al Quaida in the Islamic Maghreb. Thirty-five member Al Qaida-linked cell is noted to have plotted the subversion of the pro-Western kingdom in Rabat.


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