Saturday, March 26, 2011

Al Qaeda Obtains Surface To Air Missiles In Libya

From this source:
AL-QAEDA'S offshoot in North Africa has snatched surface-to-air missiles from an arsenal in Libya during the civil strife there, Chad's President says.

Idriss Deby Itno did not say how many surface-to-air missiles were stolen, but told the African weekly Jeune Afrique that he was "100 per cent sure" of his assertion.

"The Islamists of al-Qaeda took advantage of the pillaging of arsenals in the rebel zone to acquire arms, including surface-to-air missiles, which were then smuggled into their sanctuaries in Tenere," a desert region of the Sahara that stretches from northeast Niger to western Chad, Deby said in the interview.

"This is very serious. AQIM is becoming a genuine army, the best equipped in the region," he said.

His claim was echoed by officials in other countries in the region who said that they were worried that al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) might have acquired "heavy weapons", thanks to the insurrection....
An insurrection that the Obama administration supports in the name of humanitarianism.

One more excerpt from the article cited above:
The Chadian leader described the international military intervention in Libya, launched a week ago by the United States, France and Britain, as a "hasty decision".

"It could have heavy consequences for the stability of the region and the spread of terrorism in Europe, the Mediterranean and the rest of Africa," he cautioned...


cjk said...

I'll tell you how many missiles Al Qaeda stole right now....ZERO.
They surely received them from friends.

American Rose said...

Wasn't there a post here by Pasto that talked about the fallacies of pisslam? Am I living in a parallel internet?

Pastorius said...

You mean, the one you commented on about an hour ago?

American Rose said...

Yep. Where'd it go?