Look’s like OGT has been busy

Two days ago OFAC quietly slipped in the designation of a MUJAO operative. This is probably a coincidence, but the designation comes at the same time as the group reported that it is allying with Mohktar Belmohktar’s group, the man responsible for the Algerian oil refinery fiasco. The momentum of MUJAO makes me think that we will likely see a shift from Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Magreb designations over to MUJAO as they become the primary threat in the region. But I’m not really an expert in this area, so anyone who is should feel free to weigh in. Yesterday we had designations for both the SDGT and SDNTK programs. Treasury also did an extremely good press release for both with bios and everything. Kind of stole my thunder… Also, no designation could be possible without an analyst notebook chart, so I give you the Azul Network before (from October of 2012):       And after:     Overall, I think the boys at OGT deserve a nice round of applause for their hard...

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