Uighur Al Qaeda Affiliate Implicated in International Plot
So much for the TIP’s alleged “China only” focus.
10:10 AM, Jul 10, 2010 • By THOMAS JOSCELYN
All one has to do is watch a couple of the organization’s propaganda videos on YouTube to see that not only does the group exist, it is deadly serious and does not hide its jihadist ideology. If that isn’t enough for some reason, consider: the United Nations and U.S. designations of the TIP, the captured TIP members (a few countries, including Pakistan, have caught TIP members in the act), the corpses of dead TIP leaders killed in northern Pakistan, the defunct training camp in the Tora Bora Mountains, the U.S. State Department’s reporting, etc.
Despite all of this, and more, some congressmen and scholars doubt the TIP’s existence. The plot in Norway proves, once again, that they are simply wrong.
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