Friday, January 18, 2013
Algeria Is Another Wake Up Call For The President: The War On Terrorism Did Not End With Bin Laden's Death
Shaun Waterman at the Washington Times reports on the situation in Algeria:
The chaotic end of Algeria’s hostage crisis at a natural-gas plant in the Sahara on Thursday highlights the broad front on which Islamic extremists can strike back against France’s military intervention in Mali.
Algerian officials said their troops and helicopter gunships stormed the gas facility where Islamic extremists were holding foreign hostages, including several Americans, when the terrorists tried to leave plant with their captives.
An unknown number of hostages were killed in the military assault, according to various accounts.
You can read the rest of the story via the below link:
You can also see photos, watch videos and read an account of the attack in the British newspaper the Daily Mail via the below link:
Posted by Paul Davis at 8:06 AM
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