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March 24, 2012 9:00 am

Europol Chief: “Different Kind of Jihadist Threat Emerging and it’s Getting Stronger”

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Ynet – European security officials warned Friday of the emergence of a new, decentralized jihadist threat, a day after French police shot a homegrown extremist who killed seven people on a hate-fueled rampage.

“It is concerning us,” Europol chief Rob Wainwright told The Associated Press in an exclusive telephone interview from The Hague. “We have a different kind of jihadist threat emerging and it’s getting stronger. It is much more decentralized and harder to track.”

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