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German Jihadists in the War in Syria

Germany’s intelligence services say hundreds of German Salafists are fighting in the Syrian civil war - many of them for units affiliated to Al Qaeda. The Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad isn’t their only foe: they have also declared war on moderate opposition forces. And if German extremists are captured in Syria, it could have serious consequences for the German authorities.

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