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Threat to French interests in Senegal

Threat Information
Part of Al-Qaeda considers French targets in Senegal

Event Details
Primary OrganizationAl-Qaeda
Start Fall 1994
LocationSenegal
ConnectedMohammed Atef (Operational Commander) , Ali Mohamed, LHoussaine Kherchtou
 
 
Narrative and Notes
ReliableAl-Qaeda considered hitting French targets in Senegal in response to France's support for the Algerian government, but the plot never went forward.1
 
 
Sources
1L'Houssaine Kherchtou testimony, United States vs. Osama bin Laden et. al., trial transcript, Day 8, Feb. 21, 2001.
 
 
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