Bombs in The Name of Allah

Islamic militants prove they will use any means to overthrow Mubarak's secular government

They prefer softer names, like Islamists or fundamentalists, but these were trained killers. They loaded their bomb on a motorcycle and slipped it between two parked cars on a narrow, tree-shaded street outside the American University campus in downtown Cairo. As Interior Minister Hassan al-Alfi's black Peugeot rolled past, the terrorists triggered the bomb, blasting ball bearings at the Minister's motorcade and passersby on the crowded sidewalk.

The carnage on that leafy street was another link in a chain of bloody attacks that has swept over Egypt for the past 19 months. A shadowy coalition of Islamic fundamentalist groups has proved...

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