Just weeks after the Israeli disengagement, al-Qaida is active in the Gaza Strip and its activities are being directed by a former operative of Yasser Arafat, Joseph Farah's G2 Bulletin reports.
The man in charge is Lt. Col. Mounir al-Maqdah, also know as Abu Hassan, a former commander of the Al-Aqsa Martyrs Brigade, an offshoot of Arafat's Fatah organization.
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