Libya Rebel Leader Reportedly Has Al Qaeda Ties

08/30/2011 10:19 am ET | Updated Oct 30, 2011

For U.S. intelligence services, the man who led the rebel assault on Tripoli, and is now the de facto military governor of the capital, is an old acquaintance. The CIA had tracked down the accused jihadist, and eventually captured him in Malaysia in 2003. The agency is believed to have then transferred him, in total silence, to a "top secret" prison in Bangkok.

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