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A new generation of jihad seekers

While British investigators have revealed a trans-Atlantic plot to blow up as many as 12 US-bound planes, their case against British and Pakistani suspects also reveals that the West’s war on terror is attracting more and more young Muslims to militant circles, say terrorism experts. The US-led Iraq war and American support for Israel’s bombardment of Lebanon are serving to fertilize anger in segments of the Muslim world. And, they say, this means that Al Qaeda may no longer be the primary enemy, but that disparate groups of young radicals who are imitating their tactics are emerging as equally potent threats. Full Story

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