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Al-Qaida-Linked Group In Mali Expands Quickly

Jan 25, 2013 (Morning Edition) — The suspected leader of last week's deadly attack on a natural gas plant in Algeria was until recently the head of an al-Qaida affiliate. Director of the Brookings Intelligence Project Bruce Riedel tells Renee Montagne the group is the fastest-growing al-Qaida franchise in the world.

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