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Had the citizens of Greeley, Colo., been friendlier to the introverted Egyptian student Sayyid Qutb during his studies there from 1948 to 1950, he might not have become the Muslim Brotherhood's signature ideologue. But the lonesome Qutb resented everything America had to offer, especially individual freedom, capitalism, jazz and women's "open" sexuality.
LONDON — Britain lowered its terrorist-threat level but simultaneously expanded background checks for skilled immigrants yesterday. Authorities continued to monitor about 1,600 people believed to be plotting terrorist attacks.
LONDON — Ayman al-Zawahri, al Qaeda's No. 2. George Habash of the Palestine Liberation Organization. Mahmoud Zahar, the Hamas strongman in Gaza. All trained as doctors — as did at least seven suspects in the failed bomb attacks in Britain.
LONDON — Police continued to arrest Muslim doctors working for Britain's National Health Service yesterday, defying a stereotype of terrorists as disadvantaged misfits from poor families who are brainwashed.
Last week, President Bush announced he will appoint a special envoy to the Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC) Russian President Vladimir Putin, however, acted earlier: Russia was granted observer status in the OIC almost two years ago. When Messrs. Bush and Putin met Sunday, what was missing from the discussion was the adversarial relationship between the United States and Russia in the Muslim world.
GLASGOW, Scotland — British police focused today on at least four physicians with roots outside Britain — including a doctor seized at an Australian airport with a one-way ticket — in the investigation into failed car bombings in Glasgow and London.
GLASGOW, Scotland — Britain announced two additional arrests today in the failed car bombings in London and at Glasgow's airport, and a witness said police were closing in on the terror network just before attackers rammed the Scottish terminal building.
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