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German Security Plan Falters as Qaeda Suspect Faces Trial

Even as the long-awaited terrorism trial of an accused operative of Al Qaeda opened in Berlin on Tuesday, a two-year effort by this country to make it easier to imprison or expel suspected supporters of Islamic terrorism seemed to collapse because of opposition from one of the junior partners in the government coalition. The impasse, which has created a crisis for the government of Chancellor Gerhard Schröder, dealt a sharp blow to German efforts to enact tougher security regulations in the wake of the Sept. 11 attacks, which were largely carried out by Muslim extremists living in Germany. Full Story

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