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Dispute limits terror fight in N.Africa

With its endless expanse of desolate sands, the Western Sahara might not seem worth fighting over. But the thinly populated, Italy-sized region on Africa’s northwest coast is at the heart of a three-decade-long dispute that, U.S. officials and analysts say, inhibits the fight against terror across North Africa. Any doubts about the seriousness of the terrorist problem in the region were undercut this past week when terrorists attacked Morocco and Algeria on consecutive days, leaving casualties in both. The incidents followed expressions of interest by al-Qaida in expanding its activities in the area. Full Story

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