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[5 Apr 2011 | One Comment | 4,091 views]
Al Qaeda: Pawns of CIA Insurrection from Libya to Yemen

By Webster G. Tarpley, Ph.D. TARPLEY.net, April 3, 2011.
After two weeks of imperialist attack, Libya is being mangled by al Qaeda terrorists, civil war, NATO air raids, cruise missiles, Predator drones, and C-130 gunships – all made possible by the CIA-backed al Qaeda rebels of Cyrenaica. US, British, French, and Dutch commandos have taken leadership of the rebel forces, and are arming them with modern weapons in flagrant violation of the arms embargo specified in UN Security Council resolution 1973. Al Qaeda is also stealing heavy weapons on its own, …

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[23 Feb 2011 | No Comment | 1,463 views]
Plus ça Change: The So-Called ‘Revolutions’ in North Africa

Posted: February 23, 2011 by crescentandcross.
Interview with writer and radio host Stephen Lendman.
Press TV: Do you think that the US is being caught by surprise?
Lendman: I do not think that Washington is at all caught by surprise. I think the hand of Washington is very much involved in everything going on throughout the region and not just in the Egypt — certainly in Yemen, Tunisia and Algeria.
Even the Saudis are a little bit worried. For the first time since the Saudis established what they call a government — they have …

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[10 Nov 2010 | One Comment | 4,759 views]
2009: Fox News Reports Anwar al-Awlaki Killed

Fox News Report, December 24 2009
Imam Linked to Ft. Hood Rampage Believed to Be Among 30 Al Qaeda Killed in Airstrike
The radical Muslim imam linked to the rampage at Fort Hood reportedly is believed to have been killed in a Yemen airstrike that may have also taken out the region’s top Al Qaeda leader and 30 other militants.
The raid in Yemen’s east targeted an Al Qaeda leadership meeting held to organize terror attacks. U.S. officials believe radical cleric Anwar Awlaki was “probably” one of dozens of militants killed in the …

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[30 Oct 2010 | No Comment | 4,758 views]
Security alert ties up US air cargo shipments

By Patrick Martin.
Air cargo shipments across the Atlantic and along the US East Coast were brought to a standstill Friday in a terrorism scare that included searches of cargo planes and hangars in New York, Newark and Philadelphia.
Fighter jets escorted a passenger jet from the United Arab Emirates to New York’s JFK airport, allegedly because of a single package from Yemen in the aircraft’s cargo. Canadian Air Force jets first intercepted Emirates Airways Flight 201 as it entered North American airspace, and F-16s picked up the plane at the US …