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US predicts Zarqawi Africa flight

A top US general has said al-Qaeda’s leader in Iraq, Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, will try to relocate to the Horn of Africa if Iraq is stabilised. Major-General Douglas Lute cited Yemen, Somalia, Sudan and Ethiopia as likely “safe havens” for jihadists. He said that “vast ungoverned spaces” of east Africa were likely to appeal to Zarqawi’s insurgents as operations in Iraq and Afghanistan become difficult.Full Story

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