Radical Islam Spreading in Spain

(Gatestone Institute) Soeren Kern - Two Islamists have been arrested in Spain on charges of torturing and murdering two fellow Muslims for "abandoning radical Islam." Spain's National Intelligence Center, the CNI, in a leaked secret report, points to the accelerating spread in the country of radical Salafi Islam as increasingly posing the greatest threat to national security. The Madrid-based El Pais reported that jihadists from Ceuta, a Spanish exclave in northern Morocco, have been traveling to Syria to help overthrow the regime of Bashar Assad. The writer is Senior Fellow for European Politics at the Madrid-based Strategic Studies Group.

2012-07-04 00:00:00

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