Europe Rounds Up Its Jihadists

With a dramatic, deadly raid in a Madrid suburb and sweeps in several countries, antiterrorism efforts in Europe intensified last week. Three suspects in last month's Madrid train bombings blew themselves up as Spanish police engaged them in a standoff Saturday night that also killed an agent. Officials had earlier in the week identified a Tunisian man, Sarhane Ben Abdelmajid Fakhet, as "leader and coordinator" of the train blasts that killed 191, and they had a warrant for his arrest as well as the arrests of five Moroccan accomplices. It wasn't immediately clear whether Fakhet was linked to the raid. The...

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