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Judge: Militants Want to Attack Europe

Extremist Muslims who have fought in Iraq are returning to France with the ability and desire to carry out attacks in Europe, a top counterterrorism investigating judge said Thursday. In an interview with The Associated Press, judge Jean-Francois Ricard said some French militants travel to Iraq to carry out suicide attacks or fight Iraqi and U.S.-led forces, but others are going to get combat training for use at home. “The return of some individuals is starting. They’re taking round trips. You can’t think that once in Iraq, there’s no return. It is not true,” he said. “I have confirmation … of this return with action targeting our countries. We’ve been starting to see it this year, or in 2004. It’s very worrying.”Full Story

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