Militants in Europe Openly Call for Jihad and the Rule of Islam

(New York Times) - The call to jihad is rising in the streets of Europe, and is being answered, counterterrorism officials say. Young Britons whose parents emigrated from Pakistan say they would like to see Prime Minister Tony Blair dead or deposed and an Islamic flag hanging outside No. 10 Downing Street. They swear allegiance to Osama bin Laden, call the Sept. 11 hijackers the "Magnificent 19," and regard the Madrid train bombings as a clever way to drive a wedge into Europe.

2004-04-26 00:00:00

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