January 18th, 2013
10:59 PM ET

Moktar Belmoktar, the man claiming responsibility for Algeria attack

The man claiming responsibility for the hostage operation is a veteran Jihadist with a history of kidnapping foreigners.

Moktar Belmoktar is a 40-year-old Algerian who has long eluded counter-terrorism forces. Erin Burnett reports.

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