January 23, 2013 Special Dispatch No. 5150

Jihadis Tally Gains From Attack On Algerian Gas Installation

January 23, 2013
Algeria, North Africa | Special Dispatch No. 5150

On January 23, 2013, Al-Rudoud Al-Qawiyya L'il Murjia Al-Ghawiyya, a popular Facebook page (it currently has more than 24,000 "likes") associated with the Salafi-jihadi movement worldwide, and particularly in North Africa, published a post in which it listed the gains the jihad movement had reaped from the attack on the 'Ain Amenas gas installation in Algeria. According to the author of the post, the attack caused economic harm to France and the West, embarrassed the Algerian government, and lifted the spirits of the mujahideen....

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