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Authorities wary as radical groups pour into Aceh

Islamists, some with ties to terrorists, could further destabilize fragile region. Fundamentalist Muslims have begun arriving in the stricken capital of Aceh, including a group chaired by an influential cleric identified by Western intelligence sources as an al-Qaeda sympathizer, and local religious authorities say they are bracing for trouble. In the nine days since powerful tsunamis hammered the coast of the Sumatran province, hundreds of young men from other parts of Indonesia have poured into Aceh under the banners of organizations accused of having ties to international terrorism. Full Story

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