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Al-Qaeda expert claims 10 terror-linked groups are in NZ

A world-renowned al-Qaeda expert is backing New Zealand First leader Winston Peters’s claim that Islamic extremist groups are operating in New Zealand. In a speech to Far North Grey Power on Thursday, Peters raised the spectre of Islamic terrorism among immigrants and revealed that he had written to Muslim leaders, asking them to report “radicals, troublemakers and potential dangers” to the police. Singapore-based Dr Rohan Gunaratna, head of the International Centre for Political Violence and Terrorism Research, said there were about 10 groups linked to international Islamic terror networks operating out of New Zealand cities. Full Story

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