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Be prepared for terror attacks, says Bremer

US officials say they are braced for further large-scale terrorist attacks in Iraq, after reports from intelligence sources that hundreds of Islamic militants who escaped across the border to Iran during the war may have slipped back into the country. In an interview in yesterday’s New York Times, the top civilian administrator in Iraq, Paul Bremer, claimed fighters for the militant organisation Ansar al-Islam were plotting against occupation forces. “The intelligence suggests that Ansar al-Islam is planning large-scale terrorist attacks here,” he said. “So long as we have, as I think we do, substantial numbers of Ansar terrorists around here, I think we have to be pretty alert to the fact that we may see more of this.” Last Thursday, a car bomb tore through the Jordanian embassy in central Baghdad, killing 17 people and wounding many more. Full Story

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