Yemen plot foiled: Could it have been an Al Qaeda ruse?

in 2013, Angelo Codevilla, Christian Science Monitor, College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Newsmakers
August 7th, 2013

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Angelo Codevilla, College of Arts & Sciences

Yemeni authorities claimed to have foiled a major Al Qaeda plot Wednesday, one that apparently involved a planned attack on Yemeni oil pipelines and ports that would have killed or held hostage any foreigners there…

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“The embassy shutdowns and the traveler warnings resulted from intercepts of terrorist communications devices – phones and computer links that the terrorists surely knew are being monitored.”

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