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AFRICA: Al-Qaeda Rising

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\ A Michael Petrou report: Islamist terrorists spread chaos and fear in Africa while the West dithers


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Past Member (0)
Monday December 17, 2012, 10:40 pm

"As a result of historic missionary activity and indigenous Christian movements by Africans, there has been this change from about one in 10 (sub-Saharan Africans) identifying with Christianity in 1910 to about six in 10 doing so today," Hackett said.

Notice that Christianity is growing at an amazing pace in Africa. Let's not be all doom and gloom, especially in this season.

Past Member (0)
Monday December 17, 2012, 11:51 pm

pam w (139)
Tuesday December 18, 2012, 8:22 am
Pay attention to Somalia and Ethiopia (even northern Kenya.) Militant Muslims are making noise there, too.

They never give up!

Lindsay Kemp (6)
Tuesday December 18, 2012, 8:57 am
Thanks for sharing

Aaron Bouchard (158)
Tuesday December 18, 2012, 10:43 am
Noted thanks

Nicolas Nasrallah (0)
Tuesday December 18, 2012, 12:51 pm
Instead of erradicating this terrorist threat , the US spent all its resources on ousting Sadam in Irag who had nothing to do with Al Qaeda as a matter if fact Al Qaeda and militant islamists did not exist in Irag, Syria, Egypt or Lybia but will not run rampant killing and terrorizing the whole of the middle east.

David F (39)
Tuesday December 18, 2012, 4:25 pm
I don't think Heidi's contention that Christian missionaries will combat Al Qaeda is good reason to support Christian missionaries. The world world be better off without all religious propaganda.

. (0)
Tuesday December 18, 2012, 6:24 pm
What happened to the special forces teams that are already in Africa?

John B (185)
Tuesday December 18, 2012, 8:29 pm
Thanks Cal for the link to the article by Farron Cousins. Sad situation the 3,300 soldiers proposed by the Economic Community of West Africa States would be able to accomplish very little if anything. Read and sadly noted.

Faye Swan (23)
Wednesday December 19, 2012, 1:23 am
Noted - thank you!

Kerrie G (116)
Wednesday December 19, 2012, 3:41 am
Noted, thanks.

. (0)
Wednesday December 19, 2012, 4:30 pm
Noted... Education and opportunity, two things that can help stem terrorism. Wars have only given Al Qaeda more soldiers.

Alexander Werner (53)
Wednesday December 19, 2012, 6:57 pm
TY Cal.

Past Member (0)
Thursday December 20, 2012, 3:44 am
Those wherein they live be destruction and ruin.Noted,thanks.

Patricia H. (440)
Thursday December 20, 2012, 7:28 am
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