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  • n. an Algerian extremist Islamic offshoot of the Armed Islamic Group; now the largest and most active armed terrorist group in Algeria that seeks to overthrow the government; a major source of support and recruitment for al-Qaeda operations in Europe and northern Africa


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  • See GSPC, (French acronym for "Salafist Group for Preaching and Combat") now known as AQIM (Al-Qaida in Islamic North Africa).

    November 28, 2011