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Arrested Italian cell sheds light on Bin Laden;s network

Number 18580
Subject Terrorism
Source Center for Public Integrity
State DC
Year 2001
Publication Date Oct. 3
Summary The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists, a project of the Center for Public Integrity, reveals that month before Sept. 11 terrorist attacks the Italian police arrested men now believed to be al Qaeda operatives. Based on the findings in a 100-page secret report by Italian investigators, the article tells "a stunning story of cooperation among suspected Bin Laden cells across Europe ... and previously unknown connections among alleged Bin Laden loyalists in Italy, Britain, Belgium, Germany, Switzerland, Spain and France."
Category General
Pages 10
Keywords September 11;2001;al Qaeda;holy war;Chechnya;Bosnia;Muslims;Islam;justice;law enforcement;intelligence
Related Links www.public-i.org.story_01_100401
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