New Front in the War on Terror?


A bomb squad prepares to dismantle the package sent to Eurojust in the Hague

A loose confederation of cells, a common enemy in the West, a string of bombs planted to sow terror. Sounds like the work of Islamic fundamentalists? No, last week it was European anarchist groups that were accused of firing off a chain of letter bombs to key E.U. leaders and institutions. No one was hurt in at least four incidents, beginning with a wired-up book sent to the wife of European Commission President Romano Prodi at his home in Bologna. Similar explosive devices targeted the headquarters of the European Central Bank, Europol and Eurojust — the E.U. body charged with fighting...

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