Germany: Islamist Terror Threatens Europe, Israel

(Reuters) Louis Charbonneau - Ernst Uhrlau, head of Germany's BND foreign intelligence agency, said on Thursday that the success of Germany and other countries in hunting down terrorists has done little to reduce the threat "Islamic terrorism" poses to Europe and Israel. "Europe is no longer just a recruitment and financing area but has become a target of Islamic terrorism," Uhrlau told a conference on Islamic extremism organized by the American Jewish Congress. "In the foreseeable future international terrorism will remain one of the most serious threats to our society. More than ever before Israel and Europe as a single risk area are caught in the crosshairs of international terrorism," he said.

2006-03-24 00:00:00

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