Balkan Islamism and the Fort Dix Terror Plot Bust

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With the news that two brothers who plotted to kill soldiers at the U.S. Army’s Fort Dix in New Jersey are ethnic Albanians originally from Macedonia, expect a lot of news coverage and commentary in the coming days about the extent to which fundamentalist Islamism is present in the Balkans. (Even though these guys apparently left Macedonia as very young men and plotted their attack while living in a New Jersey suburb.) This AP story from today describes the plotters’ ethnicity as unexpected, pointing out that the would-be terrorists’ homeland is “one of Europe’s most pro-American corners — a region […]

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