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U.S. Says Al Qaeda Involved in Spanish Attacks

A senior U.S. government official said on Monday he believed al Qaeda was involved in multiple attacks in Spain last week that killed 200 people. Speaking on morning television shows, U.S. Homeland Security Undersecretary Asa Hutchinson said he was satisfied the militant group blamed for the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks on America was also involved in the deadly bombings in Spain. “I’m satisfied there are connections to al Qaeda. The depth of that connection and the total level of responsibility has not yet been determined,” Hutchinson said on ABC’s “Good Morning America.” Hutchinson said the attacks in Spain indicated al Qaeda was becoming more adaptable, which makes it more dangerous. But a U.S. law enforcement official cautioned against making too hasty a judgment on who was behind the attacks. Full Story

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