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Spain Looks to Move Out of Terrorism's Crosshairs

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Spain Looks to Move Out of Terrorism's Crosshairs

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Spain Looks to Move Out of Terrorism's Crosshairs

Spain Looks to Move Out of Terrorism's Crosshairs

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The March 11 train bombings in Madrid marked Spain's transformation from one of the most pro-Arab states in Western Europe to a preferred target for Islamist terrorists. Many Spaniards blame outgoing Prime Minister Jose Maria Aznar and his alliance with the United States. They hope his removal from office will ease the terrorist threat. Jerome Socolovsky reports.