Unholy Allies

Yousafzai, Sami; Moreau, Ron; Johnson, Scott
September 2005
Bulletin with Newsweek;9/27/2005, Vol. 123 Issue 6489, p46
The article reports that Taliban forces in Afghanistan are larger, more aggressive and better armed and organized than at any time since the end of 2001. Al Qaeda has brought in a team of Arab instructors from Iraq to teach the latest insurgent techniques to the Taliban. Al Qaeda was skimping on the Afghan rebels in order to build up the insurgency in Iraq. One beneficiary of Al Qaeda's renewed interest in Afghanistan is Hamza Sangari, a Taliban commander from Khost province. he received an invitation from terrorist Osama bin-Laden's chief envoy to the insurgents in Iraq, Abdul Hadi al-Iraqi.


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