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Internet Virtual Classroom for Al Qaeda Supporter

Al Qaeda has turned the Internet into a virtual classroom for its supporters around the world after U.S. troops drove Osama bin Laden’s followers from training bases in Afghanistan, security experts say. The Internet played a key role in al Qaeda’s planning and coordinating for the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks on U.S. landmarks. In the years since, the Web has taken on an even greater role in recruiting, spreading fear and propaganda, and executing attacks, according to the security experts. “The Internet is even more dangerous than it was in the past,” said Rita Katz, director of the SITE Institute, in a telephone interview from Washington. Full Story

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