Al-Qaeda stole Surface to Air Missiles from Libya

The President of Chad,  Idriss Deby Itno, says that Al-Qaeda in North Africa used the turmoil in Libya to steal Surface to Air Misses and other weapons.  Itno says he is  “100 percent sure” that the weapons were taken.  The full interview with the President of Chad is due out on Monday.

“The Islamists of al-Qaeda took advantage of the pillaging of arsenals in the rebel zone to acquire arms, including surface-to-air missiles, which were then smuggled into their sanctuaries in Tenere,” a desert region of the Sahara that stretches from northeast Niger to western Chad, Deby said in the interview.

“This is very serious. AQIM (al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb) is becoming a genuine army, the best equipped in the region,” he said.

via  Iron Mill News Service.

About Albert N. Milliron 6987 Articles
Albert Milliron is the founder of Politisite. Milliron has been credentialed by most major news networks for Presidential debates and major Political Parties for political event coverage. Albert maintains relationships with the White House and State Department to provide direct reporting from the Administration’s Press team. Albert is the former Public Relations Chairman of the Columbia County Republican Party in Georgia. He is a former Delegate. Milliron is a veteran of the US Army Medical Department and worked for Department of Veterans Affairs, Department of Psychiatry.

1 Trackback / Pingback

  1. Benghazi Attack came from U.S. playing both sides in War on Terror - PolitiSite