December 23, 2013

Syria's Jihad Will Soon Move to Europe

Con Coughlin, London Evening Standard

The Associated Press

By refusing to intervene we have let a conflict fester that is breeding British terrorists and losing us vital Arab allies.

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TAGGED: Terrorism, Jihadists, Middle East, Europe, Syria


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