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Apparent Rise in Al Qaeda Activity Worries Authorities

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Apparent Rise in Al Qaeda Activity Worries Authorities

Apparent Rise in Al Qaeda Activity Worries Authorities

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The recent arrests of terrorist suspects from Europe to southern Africa add to the growing body of evidence suggesting al Qaeda and affiliated terrorist cells are planning for more attacks globally. Greek authorities recently seized a ship filled with explosives, and Arab fighters — possibly tied to al Qaeda — have surfaced in Iraq to challenge U.S. forces. NPR's Mike Shuster reports.

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