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Sunday, January 27, 2013

JIHAIDS RAKE IN MILLIONS HELPING DRUG TRAFFICKERS(MALI,ALGERIA)



Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb and allied terrorist groups are thought to be raking in millions of dollars every year by providing armed "escorts" for traffickers smuggling the drug across the Sahara.
The militants are profiting from a trade that is exploding as South American cartels channel their product to European markets through Africa.
With old routes via the Caribbean now heavily policed, cocaine is increasingly being smuggled by boat and plane to poverty-stricken West Africa, where entire governments are now effectively on the drug barons' payrolls.
It is then trafficked north across the desert to Europe – right through Mali and other areas controlled by AQIM and other Islamist terror groups, which exact a "fee" of around $2,000 for every kilo trafficked.

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http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/africaandindianocean/mali/9829132/British-cocaine-users-helping-fund-Islamic-terror-groups-behind-Algerian-siege-and-Mali-conflict.html

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