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Percentage of Kuwaitis think it is legal to kill Americans

When pollsters asked Kuwaitis about the U.S. troops in their country, they found more than a dozen people who said it was permissible under Islam to kill them. It was a tiny percentage of the 616 people in the survey, but enough to pose a threat. It reinforced the growing fear of a terrorist response to a war in Iraq. United Nations employees in Kuwait have received warnings of possible sleeper cells, underground units of Iraqi secret agents or al-Qaeda terrorists that could be activated if the United States and Britain launch a war on Iraq. Equally worrisome is the danger of a spontaneous attack on Westerners by the small minority of Kuwaitis who sympathize with radical Muslim groups. Two Americans have already been killed and four injured in attacks by Islamic extremists in Kuwait in recent months. Full Story

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