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Security blitz as Rome braces for visit by Bush

He is coming to receive the grateful thanks, 60 years on, of a liberated Italy, but President Bush’s visit to Rome on Friday has prompted the biggest security blitz here for years. Intelligence sources believe that about 2,000 hard-line anti-American militants are making their way to Rome from all over the country, intending to disrupt the US President’s visit in any way they can. The possibility that the mayhem of the G8 meeting in Genoa three years ago could recur in Rome is probably being exaggerated for political reasons on both sides, but a leader of the Disobbedienti, a direct action group prominent in Genoa, made no secret of his group’s intention to kick up a stink. Full Story

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