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Militants Worldwide Copy Iraq Beheadings

The brutal beheadings in Iraq appear to have inspired militants in other parts of the world who are drawn to the shock value of the horrifying attacks and the intense publicity they attract.In Haiti, Thailand and the Netherlands, suspected extremists recently beheaded or slit the throats of their victims in what appear to be copycat attacks. In a chilling sign of the growing influence of the Iraqi decapitations, Haitian militants allegedly dubbed their attacks “Operation Baghdad.” Beheadings are increasing because the practice “has so horrified us in the West,” said Rime Allaf, associate fellow at the Royal Institute of International Affairs.Full Story

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