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Vol 42 No 22

Published 9th November 2001


Somalia

Usama's allies

Somalia is moving up the agenda: the United States believes Al Qaida may have used Al Itahaad's bases there as operational staging posts. In particular, that Al Itahaad operatives played a key role in ferrying money and materiel for Al Qaida's 1998 bombing of the US Embassies in Kenya and Tanzania.

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