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Is Syria A Training Ground For A New Generation Of Terrorists?

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Is Syria A Training Ground For A New Generation Of Terrorists?

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Is Syria A Training Ground For A New Generation Of Terrorists?

Is Syria A Training Ground For A New Generation Of Terrorists?

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According to Richard Barrett, the senior vice president of the Soufan Group, the number of foreign fighters in Syria has surpassed the number of those who have gone to Afghanistan. Barrett speaks with Robert Siegel about why he believes the Syrian conflict has become an incubator for young terrorists.

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