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Did anybody read this article?? Libya: the West and al-Qaeda on the same side

Hey, I am not sure if this has been posted. I have not seen it. Has anyone seen this? Is it legit?

"Statements of support for Libya's revolution by al-Qaeda and leading Islamists have led to fears that military action by the West might be playing into the hands of its ideological enemies.
Libya: the West and al-Qaeda on the same side
A Libyan rebel grimaces on the frontline near Sultan, south of Benghazi Photo: AP
Richard Spencer
By Richard Spencer, Tripoli 6:48PM GMT 18 Mar 2011

WikiLeaks cables, independent analysts and reporters have all identified supporters of Islamist causes among the opposition to Col Gaddafi's regime, particularly in the towns of Benghazi and Dernah.

An al-Qaeda leader of Libyan origin, Abu Yahya al-Libi, released a statement backing the insurrection a week ago, while Yusuf Qaradawi, the Qatar-based, Muslim Brotherhood-linked theologian issued a fatwa authorising Col Gaddafi's military entourage to assassinate him.

But they also agree that the leading roles in the revolution are played by a similar cross-section of society as that in Egypt next door – liberals, nationalists, those with personal experience of regime brutality and Islamists who subscribe to democratic principles.

The WikiLeaks cables, initially revealed by The Daily Telegraph and dating from 2008, identified Dernah in particular as a breeding ground for fighters in a number of causes, including Afghanistan and Iraq.
The rest is at http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/africaandindianoce...



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we need to get the word out

Alex Jones's prisonplanet started to cover this HUGE story:
http://www.dailypaul.com/160397/libyan-rebel-leader-admits-l...

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I think this other thread relates

http://www.dailypaul.com/160146/gordon-duff-israel-intervene...

I'm feeling for you and your son right now. It really is confusing.

Thanks!

I saw that article and I wondered if they were related. The enemy of my enemy is my friend. But how come we are not talking more about the fact that these people are not liberty-loving desiring democracy people? Makes me sick, especially as a woman. These people do horrific things to their women and I don't know how we can think they are liberty loving.

Healthnut4freedom

The lip of truth shall be established forever: but a lying tongue is but for a moment...Lying lips are abomination to the LORD: but they that deal truly are His delight. Prov 12:19,22

I am bumping this

and you can yell at me but please don't. I really want to know if anyone read this article and what they thought of it. My son in the Philippines wants to know. They are talking a lot over there about this very issue. This was published in a UK paper and a German paper. They all think we are fighting along side Al Quaeda. Have you heard that?

Healthnut4freedom

The lip of truth shall be established forever: but a lying tongue is but for a moment...Lying lips are abomination to the LORD: but they that deal truly are His delight. Prov 12:19,22