AFRICOM commander General Carter Ham said that al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb is thought to have been linked to the Sept. 11 assault on the US consulate in Benghazi. "Extremists" have attempted to kill the head of a Sufi center and his sons for opposing Salafists and speaking out against the destruction of shrines.
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