Libyan Jihadists' Free hand

Andrew G. Bostom
In the wake of the murderous assault on the US consulate in the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi on Tuesday night, which killed US ambassador to Libya, Christopher Stevens, and three other embassy officials, comes this frank eyewitness account (hat tip, Diana West) from Sofian Kadura.  An airline pilot living in Benghazi, Mr. Kadura, who claimed to have fought with "the Freedom Fighter Libyan rebels," insists "Islamists" from Ansar al-Sharia were responsible for the attack on the US consulate: ...armed Islamists had blocked off the streets. They had automatic rifles, RPGs, and big machine guns mounted on cars. It was obvious they were Islamists due to their long beards. Mr. Kadura confessed that he and other Benghazi Muslims were ...in a difficult spot, because criticising them can be interpreted as being "against" the Prophet. The Islamists I talked to last night belong to a brigade affiliated with the radical Islamist group Ansar Al-Sharia, which translates to "Those Who...(Read Full Post)

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