Worldwatch

A Belgian Connection?
Last March 13, just two days after bombs destroyed three commuter trains in Madrid, Spanish investigators were directed to a video recording stuffed in a trash can near Madrid's main mosque. On it, a man calling himself Abu Dujan al-Afghani, the self-styled "military spokesman for al-Qaeda in Europe ," claimed responsibility. Last week in Brussels , police arrested a Moroccan-born Belgium resident named Youssef Belhadj, 28, after receiving an arrest warrant from a Spanish judge who suspects Belhadj of being the man in the video. He hasn't been charged and has made no comment. Belhadj...

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