March 22, 2012

The War on Terror's New Front

Christopher Dickey, The Daily Beast

AP Photo

The French gunman killed today represents a slippery new threat: al Qaeda-inspired lone wolves versed in evading detection.

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TAGGED: al-Qaeda, France, Toulouse, Mohamed Merah


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