Skip to comments.North Africa threat as great as ever, says fomer police chief
Posted on 01/21/2013 3:57:15 PM PST by SunkenCiv
Britain must remain alert to a resurgence of the North African terrorist threat at home, a fomer head of counter-terrorism at Scotland Yard has said.
Peter Clarke, who led the Metropolitan Police Counter-terrorism Command when exiled Algerian extremists posed the greatest terrorism threat, said the factors motivating their jihad had not changed over the past decade.
Mr Clarke said that the security agencies had to guard against a brand of extremism that led to a series of terrorist conspiracies, including a plot to make poisons and the murder of a police officer in Manchester.
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Peter Clarke has warned of the potential resurgence of the North African terrorist threat at home [Times photographer Paul Rogers]
The misspelling was in the original, I just now noticed it, the whole website and browser and 12 year old computer was crawling the whole time.
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