October 16, 2007 Special Dispatch No. 1730

Sudanese Columnist: Al-Qaeda's Infiltration of Sudan – The Result of Preaching to Jihad by the Sudanese Government

October 16, 2007
Sudan | Special Dispatch No. 1730

Following the uncovering of an Al-Qaeda cell in Khartoum, columnist Muhammad Hassan Al-Ahmad, a former editor of several Sudanese dailies, wrote in Al-Sharq Al-Awsat that it is the conduct of the Sudanese government that has encouraged Al-Qaeda to infiltrate Sudan. The government, he wrote, has been spreading extremist propaganda and inciting jihad as part of its campaign against the deployment of international forces in Darfur, and it is this atmosphere that has inspired Al-Qaeda to operate in Sudan. ...

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