The notion that these groups might actually be al Qaeda is illustrated by Ansar al-Sharia in Tunisia (AST).
It follows on from his work with Walking With The Wounded which AST year saw him walk to the South Pole.
Tunisia also released new information connecting AST to AQIM.
Look-a-here, dog, who's went an' AST you to take an' pray fer 'em?
Ye've AST us t' b'lieve a genuwine out 'n out impossibility.'
He took a notion to them and AST me how old they was and I told him about as old as any twenty-inch cedar on Old Harpeth.
I want to AST you to pray, not that he may be converted, but that he may be converted this very night.
I AST Father John 'bout it one day 'n' it looked lak it hurt 'im, 'n' he tol' me not to have them spells if I c'd he'p it.
She AST it; and she's got to have it, though she's been dead more than ten years now.
AST rejects both the dialogues called by the name of Hippias, as not composed by Plato.
Aspartate aminotransferase; an enzyme that catalyzes the transfer of the amino group from glutamic acid to oxaloacetic acid forming alpha-ketoglutaric acid and aspartic acid.