Brussels killings arrest mocks bid on jihadists

June 2, 2014 8:11 PM

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PARIS (AP) — The suspect in the recent killings at the Jewish Museum in Brussels is a text book case of the West's longstanding fear — the threat posed by radicalized citizens returning from the battlefields of Syria.

European nations have been slowly fortifying themselves with measures to detect potential jihadists and counter any sinister plots since Syria became a magnet for Westerners. But French-born Mehdi Nemmouche — the first Western citizen returning from Syria and implicated in a major attack — was caugh...

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