Dutch intelligence agency warns of violent extremists threat

April 21, 2016 1:04 PM

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THE HAGUE, Netherlands – A Dutch intelligence agency has warned that the Netherlands faces a complex threat from violent extremists returning from Syria, those prevented from travelling to fight overseas, and people radicalized by Jihadi propaganda who may want to carry out attacks at home.

In its annual report, the Dutch General Intelligence and Security Service also warned that a struggle for supremacy in the global Jihadi movement between the Islamic State group and al-Qaida poses a risk to the West.

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