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Need for More Arabic Translators Cited

A shortage of Arabic translators, the deployment of precious manpower to keep track of soccer hooligans and differing legal traditions among Western countries are hampering efforts to fight terrorism, Italy’s top terrorism investigator told The Associated Press. Foreign agencies that bar the use of classified intelligence reports to prosecute terror suspects pose another hurdle, said Milan prosecutor Stefano Dambruoso. “There is no doubt that Europeans want to cooperate to fight terrorism,” Dambruoso told AP in an interview Wednesday, three weeks before leaving the Milan prosecutor’s office to become Italy’s legal attache to the U.N. crime-fighting agencies in Vienna. “There is a very high willingness.” Full Story

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