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Will al Qaeda co-opt the rioters into their greater jihad?

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Submitted by Joshua Truax (United States), Nov 8, 2005 at 20:48

As I've commentet in other blogs, it will be very, very interesting to see al Qaeda's next videotaped message. Will they declare common cause with the Muslim rioters in France? If al Qaeda does co-opt the French "intefada" as part of its global jihad, then all the apologists' talk of poverty, joblessness and such, even to the extent that it is true, will no longer really matter, because France and the rest of Europe will have a full-blown jihad on its hands.
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