A Mortal Blow?
After the March 11 terror attacks in Madrid were blamed on the Basque separatist group ETA — but turned out to be the work of a group thought to have links with al-Qaeda — it was comforting to think ETA might be a spent force. But despite a series of sweeping arrests in the past decade, cross-border raids in Spain and France this month uncovered evidence that the organization is far from broken. Last week Spanish forces arrested five ETA members after Oct. 3 sweeps netted 18 Basque militants, and found enormous caches of arms,...

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