May 5, 2014

Syria's Terror Blowback Threatens Europe, U.S.

Bruce Riedel, The Daily Beast

The Associated Press

The flow of foreign fighters to Syria to join the war against Bashar Assad’s dictatorship is becoming the largest in the history of the global jihad, and the Syrian battleground is on the way to outstripping the 1980s Afghan war against the Soviets as a training ground for Islamic militants. Security services around the world are becoming increasingly alarmed at the implications for the safety of their citizens.

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