Spain sees growing terrorist threat

February 11, 2008
International News
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“As the terrorism suspects congregated in the largely Pakistani neighborhood here over the past few months, they were joined by a young man who called himself Asim. He had come from the Pakistani borderlands where Al Qaeda’s leadership is said to have regrouped.

The suspects, he later told Spanish investigators, envisioned a wave of spectacular attacks: Coordinated suicide bombings would start in Barcelona’s vast subway system and then sweep through Portugal, Germany, France, and Britain if certain demands were not met.” (Boston Globe)