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AP Interview: Algerian Insurgents Active

Al-Qaida-linked Algerian insurgents are becoming more active in Africa’s remote, ungoverned deserts, and increased cooperation among African nations will be key to averting future terror attacks, a top U.S. general said Saturday. U.S. Maj. Gen. Thomas Csrnko said the No. 1 threat to the region was Algeria’s Salafist Group for Call and Combat, an al-Qaida affiliated movement that loaded fighters onto a dozen trucks earlier this month and attacked an isolated Mauritanian army outpost near the Algerian and Mali borders. The surprise assault left 15 Mauritanian soldiers and nine Salafists dead. Full Story

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