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Spain Socialists Accuse Former Leaders

A top Socialist official claimed on Thursday that Spain’s former conservative government withheld early information of an Islamic link to the Madrid train bombings and blamed Basque separatists in a bid to win national elections three days later. At issue in the testimony to a parliamentary commission is whether the government of then-Prime Minister Jose Maria Aznar told Spaniards the March 11 terror attack was probably carried out by Islamic militants — not Basque separatists — as soon as evidence pointed that way. The conservative Popular Party insists it was honest with the country. The Socialists, who went on to win the vote, say it wasn’t. Full Story

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