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Thursday, February 24, 2011

Finally, we know ... [from The Daily Beast]

Gaddafi: Al Qaeda Behind Protests

Well, that's one way to explain it. Embattled Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi said during a phone call to state TV on Thursday that al Qaeda is behind protests that have rocked the country and threatened to unseat him. He argued that ringleaders were "loyal to [Osama] bin Laden" and—in a warning to parents—said they'd recruited teenagers to join them by drugging them with "hallucinogenic pills in their coffee with milk, like Nescafe."


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