Saturday, September 29, 2012

Senior Al Qaeda Leader Living In Libya

Image of al-Libi from the FBI poster seeking information to help in his capture

EXCLUSIVE: Senior al Qaeda Figure 'Living In Libyan Capital' -- CNN

A veteran al Qaeda operative indicted in connection with the bombings of two U.S. embassies in East Africa is alive and well in Libya, according to Western intelligence sources.

Abu Anas al Libi, 48, has been seen in the capital, Tripoli, the sources say, and there is concern that he may have been tasked with establishing an al Qaeda network in Libya. It's unclear whether Libya's government is aware of his presence, or whether it has been approached by Western governments seeking al Libi's arrest.

One Libyan official told CNN he didn't know whether al Libi was back in Tripoli but was aware that he had been in Afghanistan.

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My Comment: I suspect that he is not the only senior Al Qaeda leader living in Libya.

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