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2 Suicide Bombers Fulfilled Their Fathers' Worst Fears

After the horror of a suicide bombing, the parents of the bombers almost always say that they were shocked, that they had no clue their child was prepared to do such a thing. But Yousef Iktaishat admitted today that he saw the signs as long as a year ago in his teenage son, Islam. He says he even tried to talk him out of it. “I told him, ‘Look, you need to get an education — you can be involved in politics,’ ” Mr. Iktaishat said. “And we agreed on that.” Ghazi Jarwan, who lives just a few hundred yards away, was so concerned that his own son, Khamis, might have volunteered for a suicide bombing that he called the Palestinian police on Monday, the day after his son disappeared from work. Full Story

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