TITLE

An Emerging Connection

AUTHOR(S)
Hosenball, Mark; Dickey, Christopher; Masland, Tom; Potter, Beth; Brandsma, Teije
PUB. DATE
December 2002
SOURCE
Newsweek (Pacific Edition);12/16/2002 (Pacific Edition), Vol. 140 Issue 25, p19
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the investigation into the November 28, 2002 terrorist bombings of an Israeli-owned hotel in Mombasa, Kenya and a strike on an Israeli charter jet. View of United States officials that the trail leads to Yemen, the ancestral home of Osama bin Laden, by way of Somalia; Indication that a statement posted on the Internet, which claimed responsibility in Al Qaeda's name, originated from an Al Qaeda source; Discussion of evidence linking the attacks to Yemen, including the remains of two SA-7 missiles and to the Somali-based group, Al Itihadd al-Islamiya, an Islamist group that used to operate terrorist training camps; View of U.S. intelligence that there is a Qaeda-Al-Altihaad partnership.
ACCESSION #
8661756

 

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