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Kuwaiti Clashes Sign of Rising Militancy

Raids on militant hideouts in Kuwait and a deadly pursuit of bombing suspects in Egypt’s Sinai mountains this week are solid signs of extremists’ strength, and their shared ideology appears to be threatening even tranquil countries like Oman and Bahrain. Analysts around the world differ on whether there are formal links among militants or whether al-Qaida has aided in logistics for attacks outside Saudi Arabia, where its roots are strongest. But they agree that with a model to follow and common issues to rally around — the Palestinian crisis, the U.S. presence in Iraq, their leaders’ alliances with Washington — al-Qaida’s style is spreading. Full Story

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