TITLE

Jordan called operational recruitment center for Al Qaida offensive in Iraq

PUB. DATE
September 2007
SOURCE
Geo-Strategy Direct;9/12/2007, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Newswire
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that Al Qaida has used Jordan as a leading source of recruits to fight the U.S. military presence in neighboring Iraq. Jordanian officials said Al Qaida has established operational and recruitment cells in the Hashemite kingdom for the Sunni insurgency in Iraq. The officials said cells were established in Palestinian refugee camps and offered money and other incentives to join the Sunni war against Baghad and its U.S. ally.
ACCESSION #
26629137

 

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