Breaking A Web

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Though the action may not have brought the masters of terrorism to their knees, some admirable international cooperation between police authorities has dealt a death blow to one European terror network. Rounding off a series of raids that began in Belgium and the Netherlands following the Sept. 11 attacks in the U.S., Spanish police last week arrested six members of a multicell network plotting against American targets in Europe at the behest of Osama bin Laden.

The Spanish roundup on Wednesday nabbed six Algerians suspected of running a logistical support cell for the so-called Beghal network — named after Djamel...