Terror Probe: Bullying Bosnia For Six Suspects

Last week's detention by U.S. troops of six suspected al-Qaeda-linked terrorists in Bosnia showed just how hard the Bush Administration is willing to lean on other friendly governments in the war on terror. The six Algerians, who at the time held Bosnian papers, were arrested by Bosnian authorities in October after U.S. intelligence picked up phone conversations about possible attacks on the American and British embassies in Sarajevo. Citing the need to protect its sources, however, the U.S. refused to give its records to Bosnian prosecutors. When Bosnia's Supreme Court ruled that it had insufficient evidence to continue holding the suspects,...

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