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Two days before the USA was put on high alert for a terrorist attack, German Interior Minister Otto Schily was talking about troubling information he had shared with Attorney General John Ashcroft at the Justice Department. Germany was picking up intelligence indicating that al-Qaeda possessed the capacity to build and detonate ”dirty bombs.” Dirty bombs use conventional explosives to scatter radioactive material. ”The threat of al-Qaeda groups is as high as prior to the Sept. 11 attacks — maybe higher,” Schily warned. Germany and other European nations are girding for terrorist strikes that could follow a U.S.-led attack on Iraq, he said. Full Story

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