TITLE

The Surprise In the Gorge

AUTHOR(S)
Quinn-Judge, Paul
PUB. DATE
October 2002
SOURCE
Time International (South Pacific Edition);10/28/2002, Issue 42, p48
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the search of Pankisi Gorge region of Georgia for Arab militants suspected of links to terrorism and al-Qaeda. Military trainers from the United States sent to the former Soviet republic as part of the antiterrorism campaign in the wake of September 11; Background on the Arab jihadis that began arriving in the gorge in 1999 after the Russians invaded Chechnya for the second time; Changes in the Georgian security structures to permit the crackdown on al-Qaeda.
ACCESSION #
7672287

 

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