It’s never too late. Al Qaeda “can run but they can’t hide,” Secretary of State John Kerry said today, one day after the arrest of the militant suspected of being behind the 1998 bombing of the U.S. embassies in Africa. U.S. forces in Libya on Shabbos arrested Nazih al-Ragye, also known as Abu Anas el-Liby, who has been under indictment for 15 years for his alleged role in the bombings of the embassies in Kenya and Tanzania.
“We hope this makes clear that the United States of America will never stop in its effort to hold those accountable who conduct acts of terror,” Kerry said. U.S. officials also confirmed they participated in a raid in an “al Shabab stronghold” in Somalia, in a failed attempt to capture the militants behind the Kenyan mall attack last month. Read more.