Muslim Extremists Who Attacked Madrid Funded Plot by Selling Drugs

(Los Angeles Times) Sebastian Rotella - The ideologues of the Madrid terrorist cell justified selling drugs as a weapon of jihad. The Moroccan dealer who financed the plot traded a load of hashish for the dynamite that slaughtered 191 people aboard commuter trains on March 11. The drug trafficker led the cell along with a Tunisian economics student, both of whom blew themselves up after a standoff with Spanish police last month.

2004-05-25 00:00:00

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